Situated atop a hill 365 feet above the City of Long Beach, Signal Hill is a small town that was born out of the Long Beach oil boom of the early 1920s. After oil geysers erupted on the town in 1921, over 100 oil derrick spires were erected, giving the town a “spikey” look which earned its then-nickname, “Porcupine Hill.”
While it never became a LARGE town, Signal Hill did evolve into a beautiful suburban community, shedding most of its oil pumping apparatus’ and making way for the...Read more
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|Average value of the dwelling in which household lives||$426,896|
|Avg. years a household has lived in dwelling.||14 years|
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