Introduction to Lawndale, California
Lawndale, California, in Los Angeles county, is 2 miles S of Hawthorne, California (center to center) and 12 miles NW of Long Beach, California. The city is in the Los Angeles - Long Beach area. There are 31,711 residents in Lawndale.
From the 1780s onward, the region that is now Lawndale was a part of the El Rancho Sausal Redondo, a land grant given by the Spanish colonial government. This includes much of what is now known as the South Bay region. Charles B. Hopper first subdivided the area in the year 1905 and named it after a Chicago suburb. The first railway to run through Lawndale was the Inglewood Division of the Redondo Railway.
Lawndale and nearby Attractions
- Jane Addams Park
- Alondra Park
- Roger Anderson Park
- Bodger Park
- William Green Park
- Del Aire Park
Things To Do In Lawndale
There are various interesting things to do in Lawndale. Those who are young or young at heart can enjoy the various sports like hiking, golf, diving and snorkeling, etc. Those who wish to enjoy passively can visit the nearby beaches and laze around. Shopping is also a great option in the city. There are also many restaurants and cafes.
The nearest major airport serving the city is Los Angeles INTL
Lawndale Higher Education
California State University-Dominguez Hills is the college that serves the city.