Azusa Community Information
In the area that is now Azusa, roamed an Indian tribe known as the Shoshonean Indians. The Shoshonean Indian community was known as Asuksa-nga. It is believed that Azusa was derived from this Indian name.
In 1854 gold was discovered in the area and the mining town of El Doradoville was founded. It is estimated that in a span of twenty years 12 million dollars in gold was mined from the area.