Lynwood is a city located in Los Angeles County, California. As of the 2010 census, the city had a population of 69,772. Lynwood is located near South Gate and Compton in the southern portion of the Los Angeles Basin. Incorporated in 1921, the city is named after Mrs. Lynn Wood Sessions, wife of a local dairyman, Charles Sessions. The local railroad siding and later Pacific Electric Railway station were named after the dairy. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 4.8 square miles (12 km2), all of it land. The 2010 United States Census reported that Lynwood had a population of 69,772. The population density was 14,415.7 people per square mile (5,557.8/km²). The racial makeup of Lynwood was 27,444 (39.4%) African American, 779 (1.1%) Native American,178 (0.3%) Asian,28 (0%) Pacific Islander, 30,825 (44.1%) from other races, 1,405 (2.0%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 63,785 persons (91.4%).
1. The Bluffs
The Bluffs is a small community located in the foothills of California. The community is home to a variety of businesses, including a grocery store, a hardware store, and a few restaurants. The Bluffs is also home to a school, a library, and a post office. The community is located near several hiking trails and is a popular destination for camping and fishing.
2. South Bay
South Bay is a region in southwestern Los Angeles County, California. It is bordered on the west by the Pacific Ocean, on the north by Santa Monica Bay, on the east by the Los Angeles River, and on the south by Long Beach. South Bay includes the cities of El Segundo, Hermosa Beach, Manhattan Beach, Redondo Beach, Torrance, and the Beach Cities of Hermosa Beach, Manhattan Beach, and Redondo Beach.
The region is known for its mild climate, beautiful beaches, and for being home to a number of major corporations, including Aerospace Corporation, Northrop Grumman, Mattel, and The Boeing Company. South Bay is also home to a number of tourist attractions, including the Manhattan Beach Pier, the Redondo Beach Pier, and the Hermosa Beach Pier.
3. Manhattan Beach
Manhattan Beach is a city in southwestern Los Angeles County, California, USA. The city is named for its central business district, which is found along Manhattan Beach Boulevard. It is one of the three Beach Cities that make up the South Bay region of Greater Los Angeles.
Manhattan Beach is a laid-back beach town with a lively downtown area. The wide, sandy beach is popular for sunbathing, swimming, surfing, volleyball, and beach soccer. The Manhattan Beach Pier is a popular spot for fishing, and the adjacent Roundhouse Aquarium is a popular destination for families.
Downtown Manhattan Beach is home to a number of shops, restaurants, and businesses, as well as the Manhattan Beach Art Center. The annual Manhattan Beach Open volleyball tournament is held here every summer.
Manhattan Beach is located just south of Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), making it a convenient destination for travelers. The city is also served by a number of Los Angeles County bus routes.
4. Hermosa Beach
Hermosa Beach is a beautiful city located in Los Angeles County, California. It is known for its stunning beaches, its vibrant nightlife, and its friendly atmosphere. Hermosa Beach is home to a variety of businesses and activities, making it a great place to live, work, and play. The city is also home to a number of schools and parks, making it a great place for families.
5. Redondo Beach
Redondo Beach is a beautiful California beach city located in the South Bay region of Los Angeles County. According to the 2010 census, the city has a population of 66,748. The city is well known for its 2.1 mile long boardwalk, called The Strand, which is popular with cyclists, skaters, and pedestrians. The city also has a large number of excellent restaurants, bars, and shops. The beaches in Redondo Beach are also very popular and attract visitors from all over the Los Angeles area.
6. Marina del Rey
Marina del Rey is a coastal community in Los Angeles County, California. The area is known for its large man-made harbor that is home to over 5,000 boats. The harbor is also a popular destination for fishing, swimming, and kayaking.
The community is adjacent to the city of Los Angeles and is home to a variety of shops, restaurants, and hotels. Marina del Rey is also a popular spot for whale watching. The area is served by the Los Angeles International Airport.
7. Playa del Rey
Playa del Rey is a beach town in Los Angeles County, California. The town is situated on the Santa Monica Bay and is known for its laid-back atmosphere and beautiful beaches. Visitors can enjoy plenty of activities such as swimming, sunbathing, fishing, and kayaking. There are also a number of restaurants and shops in the town, making it the perfect place to spend a day or two.
8. El Segundo
El Segundo is a city located in Los Angeles County, California, United States. The city was incorporated on January 18, 1917, and is one of the Beach Cities. The population was 16,654 at the 2010 census, down from 16,733 at the 2000 census.
El Segundo, nicknamed El Seg, is located on the Santa Monica Bay. The city is adjacent to and south of Manhattan Beach and north of Hermosa Beach. The Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is located within the city limits, and Los Angeles Air Force Base and Space and Missile Systems Center are partially located within the city.
The El Segundo and Los Angeles coastal area was first settled by the Tongva (or Gabrielino) and Chumash Native American tribes hundreds of years ago. The first European settlers arrived in the early 1800s, after Mexico’s independence from Spain.
El Segundo was founded as a farmland community in 1885 by Standard Oil Company executive Charles A. Higgins. The city was named after Higgins’ second-in-command at Standard Oil, John D. Segundo.
The city grew rapidly in the early 20th century as the Southern California oil industry boomed. El Segundo became an important site for new oil fields and refineries, and the city’s population soared. The Standard Oil Refinery, now owned by ExxonMobil, was the largest oil refinery in the world at one time.
El Segundo’s location made it a prime target for enemy attacks during World War II. The city was the site of a major battle in the 1942 Battle of Los Angeles, when over 1,400 Japanese rockets and incendiary bombs were fired at the city in a failed attempt to destroy the oil refineries.
El Segundo emerged from the war unscathed, and its population continued to grow in the postwar years. The city’s aerospace industry began to take off in the 1950s, and El Segundo became home to a number of major aerospace and defense contractors.
Today, El Segundo is a thriving city with a diverse economy. The city is home to a number of major corporations, including Mattel, Aerospace Corporation, The Walt Disney Company, and Northrop Grumman.
El Segundo is also a popular tourist destination, with a number of hotels, restaurants, and shops. The city’s beaches are a major draw, and visitors can also enjoy the city’s many parks and recreation facilities.
Hawthorne, California is a city located in southwestern Los Angeles County, California. The city is known for its aerospace and defense industries and has a population of over 84,000 people. Hawthorne is home to several aerospace and defense companies, including SpaceX, Northrop Grumman, and Raytheon. The city is also home to the Hawthorne Municipal Airport.
Gardena is a city located in the South Bay region of Los Angeles County, California. The population as of the 2010 census was 58,829, up from 57,746 at the 2000 census.
Gardena has a long history dating back to the founding of the Spanish Mission San Gabriel Arcangel in 1771. The area was originally part of the Rancho San Pedro, which was granted to Juan Jose Dominguez by the Spanish Crown in 1784. Gardena itself was founded in 1930 by Japanese Americans.
Today, Gardena is a vibrant, diverse community with a strong sense of history and community. The city is home to a number of businesses, including Honda, Toyota, Nissan, and Mitsubishi. Gardena is also home to a number of parks and recreation areas, making it a great place to live, work, and play.