Compton, Californie

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City of Compton
Compton martin luther king monument.jpgHSY- Los Angeles Metro, Compton, Platform View.jpg
Compton High School billboard.jpgEntering compton.jpg
Clockwise frae top: King Memorial, Compton train platform, Compton obelisk, Compton High School
Offeecial seal o City of Compton
Hub City[1]
Birthing a New Compton[2]
Location o Compton in Los Angeles Coonty
Location o Compton in Los Angeles Coonty
City of Compton is locatit in the US
City of Compton
City of Compton
Location in the Unitit States
Coordinates: 33°53′48″N 118°13′30″W / 33.89667°N 118.22500°W / 33.89667; -118.22500Coordinates: 33°53′48″N 118°13′30″W / 33.89667°N 118.22500°W / 33.89667; -118.22500
KintraUnitit States
CoontyLos Angeles
Incorporatit11 Mey 1888[3]
 • TeepCooncil-Manager
 • Ceety cooncil[5]Mayor: Aja Brown
Janna Zurita
Isaac Galvan
Tana McCoy
Emma Sharif
 • Ceety managerRodger L. Haley[4]
 • Ceety attorneyCraig J. Cornwell[5]
 • Ceety treasurerDouglas Sanders[5]
 • Ceety clerkAlita Godwin[5]
 • Total26.202 km2 (10.116 sq mi)
 • Laund25.932 km2 (10.012 sq mi)
 • Watter0.270 km2 (0.104 sq mi)  1.03%
Elevation21 m (69 ft)
 • Tot96,455
 • Estimate 
 • Density3,700/km2 (9,500/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC−8 (Pacific)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−7 (PDT)
ZIP codes[9]
Area codes310/424
FIPS code06-15044
GNIS featur IDs1652689, 2410213

Compton is a ceety in soothren Los Angeles Coonty, Californie, Unitit States,[10] situatit sooth o downtown Los Angeles. Compton is ane o the auldest ceeties in the coonty an on 11 Mey 1888, wis the aicht ceety tae incorporate. As o the 2010 Unitit States Census, the ceety haed a total population o 96,455.[11] It is kent as the "Hub City" due tae its geographic centrality in Los Angeles Coonty.[10]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Hub City – About Compton". City of Compton. Retrieved December 16, 2014.
  2. Compton City Council (March 5, 2013). "City Council Agenda" (PDF). p. 17. Retrieved February 16, 2015.
  3. "California Cities by Incorporation Date". California Association of Local Agency Formation Commissions. Archived frae the oreeginal (Word) on November 3, 2014. Retrieved August 25, 2014. Unknown parameter |deadurl= ignored (help)
  4. "City Manager". City of Compton. Retrieved February 12, 2016.
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 "Elected Officials". City of Compton. Retrieved February 12, 2016.
  6. "2010 Census U.S. Gazetteer Files – Places – California". Unitit States Census Bureau.
  7. "Compton". Geographic Names Information System. Unitit States Geological Survey. Retrieved December 3, 2014.
  8. 8.0 8.1 "Compton (city) QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved February 25, 2015.
  9. "ZIP Code(tm) Lookup". United States Postal Service. Retrieved November 20, 2014.
  10. 10.0 10.1 "". Retrieved August 29, 2010.
  11. "Compton city, California – Population Finder – American FactFinder". Retrieved February 7, 2011.