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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Lawndale.

This page contains seven sections:

Around Lawndale ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Los Angeles. It is located about 12 miles [19 km] to the northeast of Lawndale. Los Angeles has a population of 4,000,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Long Beach. It is located about 12 miles [19 km] to the southeast of Lawndale and has a population of 469,000 people.

For comparison, Lawndale has a population of 33,100 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Lawndale and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Anaheim   [Map]   352,497   E   25 miles [40.2 km]
Corona   [Map]   167,836   E   45 miles [72.4 km]
Garden Grove   [Map]   174,226   E   25 miles [40.2 km]
Glendale   [Map]   203,054   N   18 miles [29 km]
Huntington Beach   [Map]   201,874   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Irvine   [Map]   277,453   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Ontario   [Map]   175,841   E   41 miles [66 km]
Orange   [Map]   140,560   E   29 miles [46.7 km]
Palmdale   [Map]   157,519   N   49 miles [78.9 km]
Pasadena   [Map]   142,647   NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Pomona   [Map]   152,939   E   36 miles [57.9 km]
Rancho Cucamonga   [Map]   177,452   E   46 miles [74 km]
Santa Ana   [Map]   334,136   E   29 miles [46.7 km]
Santa Clarita   [Map]   210,888   N   36 miles [57.9 km]
Torrance   [Map]   146,758   S   3 miles [4.8 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Alondra Park   [Map]   ---   E   Less than 2 miles
Carson   [Map]   92,735   SE   5 miles [8 km]
Del Aire   [Map]   ---   NW   2 miles [3.2 km]
El Segundo   [Map]   16,853   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Gardena   [Map]   60,224   E   2 miles [3.2 km]
Hawthorne   [Map]   87,854   N   2 miles [3.2 km]
Hermosa Beach   [Map]   19,708   SW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Hollywood Riviera   [Map]   ---   S   5 miles [8 km]
Inglewood   [Map]   110,598   N   5 miles [8 km]
Lennox   [Map]   ---   N   3 miles [4.8 km]
Manhattan Beach   [Map]   35,924   W   3 miles [4.8 km]
Redondo Beach   [Map]   67,908   SW   3 miles [4.8 km]
West Athens   [Map]   ---   NE   3 miles [4.8 km]
West Rancho Dominguez   [Map]   ---   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Westmont   [Map]   ---   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]

For more communities neighboring Lawndale, please visit our County-by-County Page for Lawndale.

Los Angeles County ...

Lawndale is located in Los Angeles County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Los Angeles County: Kern, Orange, San Bernardino & Ventura. The southwestern boundary of the county is on the Pacific Ocean.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Lawndale ...

This section has been moved to our Tidbits & Trivia page for Lawndale.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lawndale ...

Looking for more information about Lawndale? A good source is the TripAdvisor website and we always start with their TripAdvisor Tourism page. The Tourism page gives you an overview and then the links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Lawndale, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Lawndale.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a new section that have been added to our Genealogy Helper Page for Lawndale.

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Lawndale. Our list includes the location of each cemetery, with the ability to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Lawndale. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.

Websites We Enjoy ...

When we're planning a trip, we like to check the following websites for sights to see and places to visit:

For the State of California

    California Tourism
    Parks for California

    Fishing in California
    Hunting in California

TripAdvisor Link for:

    California Statewide Tourism
    Lawndale Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Page for Lawndale


National Park Service (NPS) sites in California

America's Byways - Scenic & Historic Roadways

RoadsideAmerica - Offbeat Tourist Attractions

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

The Living New Deal - Sites in California

Murals of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) - New Deal Art in California

Airports Near Lawndale ...

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Lawndale.

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Hawthorne Muni.(HHR/KHHR)   [Map]   HHR   NNE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Los Angeles Intl. (LAX/KLAX)   [Map]   LAX   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Zamperini Fld.(TOA/KTOA)   [Map]   TOA   S   5 miles [8 km]
Compton / Woodley Airport(CPM/KCPM)   [Map]   CPM   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Santa Monica Muni. (SMO/KSMO)   [Map]   SMO   NNW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Long Bch. Airport (LGB/KLGB)   [Map]   LGB   ESE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Fullerton Muni.(FUL/KFUL)   [Map]   FUL   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
Bob Hope Airport (BUR/KBUR)   [Map]   BUR   N   21 miles [33.8 km]

When we're on the road, rather than always picking an airport that is close to our destination, we try to see if there might be another airport that would be a better fit to our travel plans.<5> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and where they are relatively close to Lawndale.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Lawndale. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

Large Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Los Angeles Intl. (LAX/KLAX)   [Map]   LAX   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Long Bch. Airport (LGB/KLGB)   [Map]   LGB   ESE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Bob Hope Airport (BUR/KBUR)   [Map]   BUR   N   21 miles [33.8 km]
John Wayne - Orange Co. Airport (SNA/KSNA)   [Map]   SNA   ESE   31 miles [49.9 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Santa Monica Muni. (SMO/KSMO)   [Map]   SMO   NNW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Van Nuys Airport (VNY/KVNY)   [Map]   VNY   NNW   23 miles [37 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Hawthorne Muni.(HHR/KHHR)   [Map]   HHR   NNE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Zamperini Fld.(TOA/KTOA)   [Map]   TOA   S   5 miles [8 km]
Compton / Woodley Airport(CPM/KCPM)   [Map]   CPM   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Fullerton Muni.(FUL/KFUL)   [Map]   FUL   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
El Monte Airport(EMT/KEMT)   [Map]   EMT   NE   22 miles [35.4 km]

Additional Airport Information

For each of the airports listed below, we've linked to websites where detailed information about the airport can be found.

Los Angeles Intl.   (LAX/KLAX)   [Map]
        Website for Los Angeles International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Long Bch. Airport   (LGB/KLGB)   [Map]
        Website for Long Beach Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Southern Calif. Logistics   (VCV/KVCV)   [Map]
        Website for Southern California Logistics Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
McClellan - Palomar Airport   (ICAO: KCRQ)   [Map]
        Website for McClellan - Palomar Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Mojave Airport   (ICAO: KMHV)   [Map]
        Website for Mojave Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Santa Barbara Muni.   (SBA/KSBA)   [Map]
        Website for Santa Barbara Municipal Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Hawthorne Muni.   (HHR/KHHR)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Zamperini Fld.   (TOA/KTOA)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Compton / Woodley Airport   (CPM/KCPM)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Fullerton Muni.   (FUL/KFUL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
El Monte Airport   (EMT/KEMT)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Bob Hope Airport   (BUR/KBUR)   [Map]
        Website for Bob Hope Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Whiteman Airport   (WHP/KWHP)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Catalina Airport   (CIB/KAVX)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Brackett Fld.   (ICAO: KPOC)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Chino Airport   (CNO/KCNO)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Cable Airport   (CCB/KCCB)   [Map]
        Website for Cable Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Corona Muni.   (ICAO: KAJO)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Riverside Muni.   (RAL/KRAL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
John Wayne - Orange Co. Airport   (SNA/KSNA)   [Map]
        Website for John Wayne - Orange County Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Ontario Intl.   (ONT/KONT)   [Map]
        Website for Ontario International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
San Diego Intl.   (SAN/KSAN)   [Map]
        Website for San Diego International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Palm Springs Intl.   (PSP/KPSP)   [Map]
        Website for Palm Springs International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Santa Monica Muni.   (SMO/KSMO)   [Map]
        Website for Santa Monica Municipal Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Van Nuys Airport   (VNY/KVNY)   [Map]
        Website for Van Nuys Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
LA / Palmdale Rgnl.   (PMD/KPMD)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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About Los Angeles County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Lawndale: www.lawndalecity.org/

The official website for Los Angeles County: www.lacounty.info/

The official website for State of California: www.state.ca.us/



Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Lawndale.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance from Lawndale. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Lawndale) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Lawndale. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Lawndale

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lawndale. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.8874, Longitude: -118.3526     [Map].

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<3>The IATA and ICAO are organizations that, amongst other functions, provide identifying codes for airports. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is an airline trade organization. The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is an agency of the United Nations. Although the codes are similar, be careful not to confuse them.

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<4>On an airport-by-airport basis, an NFDC report typically includes a description of airport operations, contacts, the runway(s), and radio, navigation & weather frequencies. The National Flight Data Center (NFDC) is operated by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) with the purpose of collecting, validating and disseminating information about airports.

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<5>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Lawndale), we usually look for the obvious: the choice of airlines that fly into the airport, the number of flights, the connections we have to make, which car rentals are available, etc. We also look for sights and attractions that we might find between any given airport and our destination - we do love exploring. We're willing to fly into a more distant airport if we can get the services and amenities that we like. Even though our choice of airport might be inconvenient to others, it usually gives us a better trip.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Lawndale.



 
 
 

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