Located in the state of California and a city in Los Angeles County, Lynwood has a total population of more than 70,000. The city is situated near the South Gate and Compton in the southern part of the Los Angeles Basin. The city was incorporated in 1921, and it was then named after LynnWood Sessions, the width of a local dairyman, Charles Sessions. It was upon the arrival of the railroad siding and later the Pacific Electric Railway was named after the dairy man’s wife.
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