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Welcome to South Gate ...

The city of South Gate is located in Los Angeles County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, South Gate has a population of 93,444 people<2> (see below for details).

South Gate was incorporated January 20, 1923.

The community of South Gate is 100 feet [30 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

South Gate lies within the (323) area code.

The ZIP code for South Gate: 90280<4>

Websites for South Gate ...

Official Website: www.cityofsouthgate.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, South Gate had an population of 93,444 people. This is a decrease of 1.01% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 3.04% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, South Gate had a population of 94,396 people. This makes South Gate the county's 17th most populous community.

The population of South Gate represents 0.25% of the total population of California (which has 37,253,956 people), making it the state's 73rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 94,396 people, the population of South Gate decreased 2.05% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 96,375 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for South Gate.

Communities Also Named South Gate ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named South Gate - they are located in Alabama, Georgia, Indiana, Maryland and Tennessee.

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

Communities near South Gate ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near South Gate.

  • Los Angeles [Los Angeles County]
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    • Los Angeles [Los Angeles County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the north of South Gate
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,979,576 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Los Angeles
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Los Angeles<6>
  • Long Beach [Los Angeles County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Long Beach
    • Long Beach [Los Angeles County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the south of South Gate
    • Estimated population in 2019: 462,628 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Long Beach
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Long Beach<6>
  • Anaheim [Orange County]
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    • Anaheim [Orange County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of South Gate
    • Estimated population in 2019: 350,365 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Anaheim
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Anaheim<6>
  • Glendale [Los Angeles County]
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    • Glendale [Los Angeles County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of South Gate
    • Estimated population in 2019: 199,303 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glendale
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glendale<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Torrance [Los Angeles County]
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      • Torrance [Los Angeles County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southwest of South Gate
      • Estimated population in 2019: 143,592 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Torrance
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Torrance<6>
    • Pasadena [Los Angeles County]
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      • Pasadena [Los Angeles County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of South Gate
      • Estimated population in 2019: 141,029 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pasadena
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pasadena<6>
    • Fullerton [Orange County]
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      • Fullerton [Orange County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of South Gate
      • Estimated population in 2019: 138,632 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fullerton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fullerton<6>
    • El Monte [Los Angeles County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for El Monte
      • El Monte [Los Angeles County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of South Gate
      • Estimated population in 2019: 115,487 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on El Monte
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for El Monte<6>
    • Inglewood [Los Angeles County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Inglewood
      • Inglewood [Los Angeles County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the west of South Gate
      • Estimated population in 2019: 108,151 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Inglewood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Inglewood<6>
    • West Covina [Los Angeles County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Covina
      • West Covina [Los Angeles County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of South Gate
      • Estimated population in 2019: 105,101 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Covina
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Covina<6>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

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

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around South Gate. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for South Gate.

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around South Gate.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around South Gate. Our list includes 20 papers. See our Newspapers Page for South Gate.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for South Gate ...

Looking for more information about South Gate? 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 South Gate, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for South Gate.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of California

About Los Angeles County

About California

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: https://www.ca.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of California's counties, including Los Angeles, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for South Gate.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around South Gate - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 South Gate). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether South Gate or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- 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 for our own planning, 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 we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.9548, Longitude: -118.2122    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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