General Law city
Incorporated: September 3, 1957
City Hall: 16600 Civic Center Dr, Bellflower, California 90706
Population (2020 Census): 79,190 (Also see latest State Population Estimates and Earlier decennial Census Counts).
Population Under Age 18 (2020 Census): 23.4%
Population Density (2020 Census): 12,945.9 persons per square mile
Housing Units: 25,220
Persons Per Housing Unit: 3.1
Land Area: 6.12 square miles (15.84 square kilometers)
Water Area: 0.05 square miles (0.13 square kilometers)
Total Area: 6.17 square miles (15.98 square kilometers)
Geographic Coordinates (Latitude/Longitude): 33.887821 -118.12725
Founded by F.E. Woodruff in 1906. First named Somerset. Name was later changed to Bellflower for an orchard of belle fleur apples growing on the ranch on which the town was laid out.
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