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City of South Gate

Seal of the City of South Gate

General Law city
Incorporated: January 20, 1923
City Hall: 8650 California Ave, South Gate, California 90280
City Telephone: (323) 563-9500
Website: www.cityofsouthgate.org
Population (2010 Census):
94,396 (2000 Census: 96,375; 1990 Census: 86,284). For latest State Population Estimates, click here.
Population Density (2010 Census): 13,045.3 persons per square mile
Population Age 65+ (2010 Census): 7.0% (2000 Census: 5.4%; 1990 Census: 7.3%)
Population Under Age 18 (2010 Census): 31.1% (2000 Census: 35.6%; 1990 Census: 34.5%)
Land Area: 7.24 square miles (18.74 square kilometers)
Water Area: 0.12 square miles (0.30 square kilometers)

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Named in 1918 after South Gate Gardens on the Cudahy Ranch that was opened to the public in 1917. The name indicates the location of the area south of Los Angeles.

City in red below. Click on map for more detailed color map of county.

Map showing location of the City of South Gate