Introduction to Maywood, California
Maywood, California, in Los Angeles county, is 2 miles E of Huntington Park, California (center to center) and 5 miles SE of Los Angeles, California. The city is in the Los Angeles - Long Beach area. There are 28,083 residents in Maywood.
Laguna Land & Water Company was incorporated under the laws of the State of California on the 3rd of Dec, 1912. This was done for the intention of purchasing the eminent old de Baker Rancho from the Estate of the finest soil in Los Angeles County. Comprehensive plans were made for the development of this vast property into a self-sustaining community. However, it was not until May 1919, when the district was named as "Maywood". After the establishment of the city, it soon became a center of industry and commerce.
Maywood and nearby Attractions
- California Science Center
- Maywood Activity Center
- Pixley Park
- Maywood César Chávez Library
- Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
- Museum of Contemporary Art
Things To Do In Maywood
The Parks and Recreation Department of Maywood organizes various programs, classes and events for seniors, adults and youth. The Park and Recreation Department is open seven days a week to the public. There are various recreation facilities provided including a weight room, gymnasium, volleyball courts, play equipment area, social hall, softball field, baseball field and game room.
Los Angeles INTL is the nearest major airport that serves the area.
City Higher Education
The city is served by East Los Angeles Occupational Center.