Pico Rivera is a city located in Los Angeles county, just southeast of the city of Los Angeles. Only a few short miles away from this major metropolitan area, Pico Rivera is a fantastic place for homes for rent. Families can escape to the nearby seashore or drive into Los Angeles for the hustle and bustle of big-city life.
Pico Rivera is perfectly situated for commuters, with several major highways nearby as well as the Los Angeles International Airport. It is also close to Long Beach and its Navy yard. At the beginning, Pico Rivera was actually two towns - Pico and Rivera - which eventually joined together. In fact, the name "Pico" was taken from Pio Pico, the last governor of the California when it was still controlled by Mexico.