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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to South Gate.

This page contains seven sections:

Around South Gate ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Los Angeles. It lies just north of South Gate. 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 south of South Gate and has a population of 469,000 people.

For comparison, South Gate has a population of 95,400 people.

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

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Anaheim   [Map]   352,497   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Corona   [Map]   167,836   E   37 miles [59.5 km]
Fontana   [Map]   211,815   E   45 miles [72.4 km]
Garden Grove   [Map]   174,226   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Glendale   [Map]   203,054   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Huntington Beach   [Map]   201,874   SE   23 miles [37 km]
Irvine   [Map]   277,453   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Lancaster   [Map]   160,316   N   50 miles [80.5 km]
Ontario   [Map]   175,841   E   32 miles [51.5 km]
Palmdale   [Map]   157,519   N   43 miles [69.2 km]
Pomona   [Map]   152,939   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
Rancho Cucamonga   [Map]   177,452   E   37 miles [59.5 km]
Riverside   [Map]   327,728   E   46 miles [74 km]
Santa Ana   [Map]   334,136   SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Santa Clarita   [Map]   210,888   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Bell Gardens   [Map]   42,747   E   3 miles [4.8 km]
Bell   [Map]   35,811   NE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Commerce   [Map]   12,947   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Compton   [Map]   97,612   S   4 miles [6.4 km]
Cudahy   [Map]   24,076   E   Less than 2 miles
Downey   [Map]   113,092   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Florence   [Map]   ---   NW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Hacienda Village   [Map]   ---   SW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Huntington Park   [Map]   58,822   N   Less than 2 miles
Lynwood   [Map]   71,099   S   Less than 2 miles
Maywood   [Map]   27,586   NE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Vernon   [Map]   113   N   3 miles [4.8 km]
Walnut Park   [Map]   ---   NW   Less than 2 miles
Watts   [Map]   ---   SW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Willowbrook   [Map]   ---   SW   3 miles [4.8 km]

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

Los Angeles County ...

South Gate 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 South Gate ...

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for South Gate ...

Looking for more information about South Gate? 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 South Gate, 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 South Gate.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around South Gate. 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 South Gate. 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
    South Gate Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Page for South Gate


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 South Gate ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Compton / Woodley Airport(CPM/KCPM)   [Map]   CPM   SSW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Hawthorne Muni.(HHR/KHHR)   [Map]   HHR   WSW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Long Bch. Airport (LGB/KLGB)   [Map]   LGB   SSE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Los Angeles Intl. (LAX/KLAX)   [Map]   LAX   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Zamperini Fld.(TOA/KTOA)   [Map]   TOA   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
El Monte Airport(EMT/KEMT)   [Map]   EMT   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Fullerton Muni.(FUL/KFUL)   [Map]   FUL   ESE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Santa Monica Muni. (SMO/KSMO)   [Map]   SMO   WNW   14 miles [22.5 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 South Gate.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from South Gate. 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
Long Bch. Airport (LGB/KLGB)   [Map]   LGB   SSE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Los Angeles Intl. (LAX/KLAX)   [Map]   LAX   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Bob Hope Airport (BUR/KBUR)   [Map]   BUR   NNW   18 miles [29 km]
John Wayne - Orange Co. Airport (SNA/KSNA)   [Map]   SNA   SE   27 miles [43.5 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Santa Monica Muni. (SMO/KSMO)   [Map]   SMO   WNW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Van Nuys Airport (VNY/KVNY)   [Map]   VNY   NW   23 miles [37 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Compton / Woodley Airport(CPM/KCPM)   [Map]   CPM   SSW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Hawthorne Muni.(HHR/KHHR)   [Map]   HHR   WSW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Zamperini Fld.(TOA/KTOA)   [Map]   TOA   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
El Monte Airport(EMT/KEMT)   [Map]   EMT   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Fullerton Muni.(FUL/KFUL)   [Map]   FUL   ESE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Whiteman Airport(WHP/KWHP)   [Map]   WHP   NNW   23 miles [37 km]
Brackett Fld.(ICAO: KPOC)   [Map]   POC   ENE   26 miles [41.8 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.

Long Bch. Airport   (LGB/KLGB)   [Map]
        Website for Long Beach Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Los Angeles Intl.   (LAX/KLAX)   [Map]
        Website for Los Angeles International 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
 
Mojave Airport   (ICAO: KMHV)   [Map]
        Website for Mojave 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
 
Santa Barbara Muni.   (SBA/KSBA)   [Map]
        Website for Santa Barbara Municipal Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Compton / Woodley Airport   (CPM/KCPM)   [Map]
        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
 
El Monte Airport   (EMT/KEMT)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Fullerton Muni.   (FUL/KFUL)   [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
 
Brackett Fld.   (ICAO: KPOC)   [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
 
Chino Airport   (CNO/KCNO)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Corona Muni.   (ICAO: KAJO)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Catalina Airport   (CIB/KAVX)   [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
 
Palm Springs Intl.   (PSP/KPSP)   [Map]
        Website for Palm Springs 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
 
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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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for South Gate: www.cityofsouthgate.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 South Gate.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that starts in South Gate. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- South Gate) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in South Gate. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.9548, Longitude: -118.2122     [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 South Gate), 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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