Area and Location

Montrose is situated between the Verdugo Mountains and the foothills of the Angeles National Forest. The area is closely surrounded by Sunland-Tujunga, Glendale, Pasadena, Burbank, Altadena, unincorporated La Crescenta and La Canada—making the drive to anyone of these places between 5 to 10 minutes.

While a very small portion of Montrose is an unincorporated division of L.A. County, the majority of it lies incorporated within the City of Glendale.

Population, Climate & Altitude

Incorporated Glendale-Montrose & unincorporated La Crescenta-Montrose population of 19,653

Temperatures range from 38 to 61 degrees during December and January, and from 61 to 88 degrees during July and August on an average. Rainfall averages 23.8 inches per year

Developed area has an altitude of 1100 feet to 2150 feet

A Quick Drive!

8 minutes from Old Town Pasadena & Rose Bowl
10 minutes drive from Griffith Park & Dog Park
12 minutes drive from Downtown Glendale
15 minutes drive from Downtown Burbank

Montrose Public Transportation Links

MTA – Los Angeles – Line 90 & 91 – Service runs ever day.
Glendale Beeline – Line 3 – Limited Saturday Service & No Sunday Service.
L.A. Canada Shuttle Line – 33 & 34 – FREE—no weekend service.
DASH Commuter Express – Line 409 – Service runs every day.
Dial-A-Ride Program – Glendale – Service runs every day. ONLY for Glendale/Montrose residents who are disabled or 65+. MUST be registered in program prior to booking trips.

Freeway Access

Foothill/Pasadena 210 Fwy; Glendale State 2 Fwy; Golden State 5 Fwy