Lynwood is a city in southern Los Angeles County in Southern California situated south of downtown Los Angeles.
The city Incorporated in 1921.
As of the 2010 census, the city had a total population of 69,772.
The City of Lynwood is the 42nd densest city in the US.
Lynwood is located near South Gate and Compton in the southern portion of the Los Angeles Basin.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 4.8 square miles (12.5 km²), all land.

Meeting with Representatives from  Lynwood: November 23, 2015

The Los Angeles River runs along next to the eastern part of Lynwood.