Maywood is a city in southern Los Angeles County in Southern California situated south of downtown Los Angeles.
The city Incorporated on September 2, 1924.
As of the 2010 census, the city had a population of 27,395.
The City of Maywood is the 9th densest city in the US.
Maywood is bordered by the city of Bell on the south, Vernon on the north and west, Huntington Park on the southwest, and Commerce on the east.
It is 5 miles (9 km) southeast from Downtown Los Angeles and only 2 miles (3.2 km) miles east of the Los Angeles city limit. Maywood is part of the Gateway Cities region of southeastern Los Angeles County area.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.2 square miles (3.1 kmĀ²), all land.

Meeting with Representatives from Maywood: January 19, 2016

The Los Angeles River runs through the east and to the north east of Maywood.