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Los Angeles County,

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The California state capital is Sacramento.


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90262

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Statistics & Facts

The population of Lynwood is approximately 61,945 (1990), 69772 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 14,525 (1990), 14680 (2010).

The amount of land area in Lynwood is 12.576 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Lynwood to Washington DC is 2427 miles. The distance to the California state capital is 368 miles. (as the crow flies)
Lynwood is positioned 33.92 degrees north of the equator and 118.20 degrees west of the prime meridian.

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Location

Lynwood location: near Los Angeles, along the Los Angeles River.

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History & History Related Items

Lynwood history:

Once part of a Spanish land grant (1810) to Don Antonio Lugo, the site of the present-day city was developed as a residential center beginning in 1913. Before that time, the land was in the hands of many different ownersThe community experienced a period of rapid growth after World War II.

Lynwood was named for the wife of C. H. Sessions, who acquired 400 acres here in 1902. His wife's maiden name was Lynne Wood and they named their dairy the "Lynwood Dairy and Creamery." Later on, the Southern Pacific Railroad built a siding at this spot and called it the Lynwood siding. Later the Pacific Electric Railroad built a line through Lynwood around 1905. In 1929, they put a depot at the corner of Long Beach Blvd and Fernwood Avenue. The railroad took the dairy name of Lynwood. Home sites were created in 1913 by a group of seven men who offered the land for sale. Other business ventures occurred through the years. See this history page for much more information about Lynwood's early years.
The incorporation date of Lynwood: 1921

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Lynwood is a residential and commercial city with some manufacturing, including the production of wood and metal items.

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