Compton is a city in southern Los Angeles County in Southern California situated south of downtown Los Angeles.
The City of Compton was incorporated on May 11, 1888 and is one of the oldest cities in the county, it was the eighth city to incorporate.
As of the 2010 census, Compton had a total population of 96,455.
Compton is bordered by the unincorporated Willowbrook on the north and northwest, the unincorporated West Compton on the west, the city of Carson on the southwest, the unincorporated Rancho Dominguez on the south, the city of Long Beach on the southeast, the city of Paramount and the unincorporated East Compton on the east, and by the city of Lynwood on the northeast.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 10.1 square miles (26 km2). 10.0 square miles (26 km2) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2) of it (1.03%) is water.
Meeting with Representatives from Compton: January 12, 2016
The Los Angeles River runs along through the eastern part of Compton.
Mile 0 City of Long Beach
Mile 2 Carson
Mile 7 Compton
Mile 9 Paramount
Mile 10 Lynwood
Mile 11 South Gate
Mile 11 Downey
Mile 14 Bell Gardens
Mile 14 Cudahy
Mile 15 Bell
Mile 15 Huntington Park
Mile 16 Maywood
Mile 16 Commerce
Mile 16 Vernon
Mile 20 Los Angeles- Boyle Heights
Mile 21 Los Angeles- Downtown
Mile 24 Los Angeles – Elysian Park
Mile 27 Los Angeles – Atwater Village
Mile 28 Glendale
Mile 33 Burbank
Mile 35 Los Angeles – Universal City
Mile 36 Los Angeles – Studio City
Mile 39 Los Angeles – Sherman Oaks
Mile 43 Los Angeles – Sepulveda Basin
Mile 46 Los Angeles – Encino
Mile 47 Los Angeles – Reseda
Mile 48 Los Angeles – Tarzana
Mile 51 Los Angeles – Canoga Park