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Lynwood, California

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Welcome to Lynwood ...

The city of Lynwood is located in Los Angeles County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Lynwood has a population of 71,099 people<1> (see below for details).

Lynwood was established in 1810 and was incorporated July 21, 1921.

The community of Lynwood is 80 feet [24 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Lynwood lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

Telephone area codes for Lynwood: (310) and (424)<3>

The ZIP code for Lynwood: 90262<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Lynwood had a population of 69,772 people. This makes Lynwood the county's 26th most populous community.

The population of Lynwood represents 0.19% of the total population of California (which has 37,253,956 people), making it the state's 113rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 69,772 people, the population of Lynwood has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 69,845 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Lynwood had an population of 71,099 people. This is an increase of 1.9% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 1.8% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Lynwood.

Communities near Lynwood ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Lynwood and not the distance as if you drove.<5>.

Community   2017
Anaheim   [Map]   352,497   E   18 miles [29 km]
El Monte   [Map]   116,109   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Fullerton   [Map]   140,392   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Garden Grove   [Map]   174,226   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Glendale   [Map]   203,054   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Inglewood   [Map]   110,598   W   8 miles [12.9 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Lynwood.

Communities Also Named Lynwood ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 12 communities that are also named Lynwood - they are located in Florida, Illinois (2), Maryland, Minnesota, Mississippi, North Dakota, Pennsylvania, South Carolina (2) and Virginia (2).

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Lynwood.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Lynwood. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Lynwood. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Lynwood. Our list includes 4 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Lynwood:

Websites for Lynwood ...

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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lynwood ...

Looking for more information about Lynwood? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Lynwood, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Lynwood.

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Footnotes ...

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

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lynwood - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (424) is an overlay for area code (310).

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<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Lynwood). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Lynwood or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Lynwood) 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 Lynwood. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Lynwood

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lynwood. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.9322, Longitude: -118.2161     [Map].

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