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Lynwood, CA

Lynwood, CA


Lynwood, CA

Information and tips for moving to Lynwood, CA - Los Angeles County
The beautiful city of Lynwood is located in the southern part of the Los Angeles Basin where the Los Angeles River and the Rio Hondo River meet. Lynwood has a total area of 4.8 square miles all of which is land according to measurements from the U.S. Census Bureau. Additionally, with a population of almost 70,000 residents, Lynwood is small enough to feel comfortable while being a short nineteen miles from the booming metropolis of Los Angeles.

Interesting Fact: Lynwood was named after Mrs. Lynn Wood Sessions, the wife of Charles Sessions who was a prominent dairyman in the city at the time the city was incorporated.

Weather of Lynwood
Lynwood’s average yearly temperature is a pleasant 64 degrees Fahrenheit. The warmest temperatures, on average, can get as high as 82 degrees Fahrenheit, and the lowest temperatures can drop to an average of only 44 degrees Fahrenehit. Lynwood’s average yearly precipitation is 11.4 inches making Lynwood a very pleasant and comfortable place to live all year long.

Education in Lynwood
Lynwood’s public schools are a part of the Lynwood Unified School District. The district is comprised of twelve elementary schools, three middle schools, and three high schools. Lynwood is also home to the private school Community Christian School.

St. Francis Career College is located in Lynwood and provides healthcare career training, primarily in nursing. Lynwood is also a short fifteen minute drive away from the many institutions of higher education located in the nearby metropolitan area.

Lynwood Restaurants
For the best pizza in town, try out Chico’s Pizza. As a local favorite, Chico’s offers amazing pizza with all of your favorite toppings, their specialty being the shredded pepperoni thin crust pizza. You can hang out with friends and family, turn on your favorite song on the jukebox and play a fun game of pool all in one place. If Mexican food is your craving, try out Mariscos El Paisa with the best ceviche in the area. They also offer a variety of other Mexican seafood favorites such as shrimp tacos and fish tacos, tostadas and seafood cocktails. Mariscos El Paisa encourages their customers to sit on their picturesque patio and enjoy the live music on a cool summer day.

Notable Lynwood Natives
The city of Lynwood has been the birthplace of many diverse celebrities of our time. Notable natives include artist Dave Stevens, professional tennis player Venus Williams, parody musician “Weird Al” Yankovic (who named one of his albums Straight Outta Lynwood) and actor Kevin Costner! 

Useful Links - Moving to Lynwood
Official City Website
Change of Address
Voter Registration
New CA Resident DMV Information
Lynwood Post Office

The service center for Lynwood, CA is located in Compton, CA.

Information about Lynwood, CA

Est. Population: 69755
County: Los Angeles
Latitude: 33.9333
Longitude: -118.2167
Zip Codes: 90262
90262