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Information about Compton

The city of Compton is located in the state of California. Its area, population and other key information are listed below.
For all your administrative procedures, you can go to the Compton City Hall at the address and schedules indicated on this page or contact the City Hall’s Customer Service by phone or by email depending on your preference or on the service's availability.
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Municipality reviews4.7 / 5 for Compton by Cities and Towns in the United States the 1 January 2018

Compton’s Administration

Address of Compton city hallComptonCity hall Compton
205 S. Willowbrook Avenue

Compton CA 90220
United States

http://www.comptoncity.org
City hall phone number+1 310-605-5500
City hall fax numberNot available
City hall emailLoading...
Compton CA official websitewww.comptoncity.org
Compton mayorEric J. Perrodin

Compton town demography

Name of Compton town’s inhabitants (demonym)Not available
DateCurrent valueClassed by Region/Country
Number of inhabitants96 455 population71 / 300
Compton town population density9 645,5 pop/sq mi (3 724,1 pop/km²)

List of Passport Facilities in Compton, CA

How to get a passport in Compton CA ? There are 2 passport offices in Compton, try one of these
Name Street Phone
CITY OF COMPTON, CITY CLERKS OFFICE205 S. WILLOWBROOK AVE3106055530
COMPTON MAIN POST OFFICE701 S. SANTA FE AVE3237742703

Schools in Compton CA

Elementary schools in Compton

Anderson Elementary

District of Compton Unified
Low grade : K, High grade : 8
Students : 526

Bursch Elementary

District of Compton Unified
Low grade : K, High grade : 6
Students : 510

Celerity Achernar Charter

District of Compton Unified
Low grade : K, High grade : 8
Students : 491

Clinton William Jefferson

District of Compton Unified
Low grade : K, High grade : 8
Students : 923

Dickison Elementary

District of Compton Unified
Low grade : K, High grade : 8
Students : 861

Emerson Elementary

District of Compton Unified
Low grade : K, High grade : 6
Students : 570

Foster Elementary

District of Compton Unified
Low grade : K, High grade : 5
Students : 788

Jefferson Elementary

District of Compton Unified
Low grade : K, High grade : 8
Students : 800

Kelly Elementary

District of Compton Unified
Low grade : K, High grade : 8
Students : 981

Laurel Street Elementary

District of Compton Unified
Low grade : K, High grade : 8
Students : 732

Longfellow Elementary

District of Compton Unified
Low grade : K, High grade : 7
Students : 527

Martin Luther King Elementary

District of Compton Unified
Low grade : K, High grade : 6
Students : 556

Mayo Elementary

District of Compton Unified
Low grade : K, High grade : 5
Students : 648

McKinley Elementary

District of Compton Unified
Low grade : K, High grade : 6
Students : 424

Robert F. Kennedy Elementary

District of Compton Unified
Low grade : K, High grade : 8
Students : 738

Ronald E. McNair Elementary

District of Compton Unified
Low grade : K, High grade : 5
Students : 479

Roosevelt Elementary

District of Compton Unified
Low grade : K, High grade : 8
Students : 855

Rosecrans Elementary

District of Compton Unified
Low grade : K, High grade : 6
Students : 545

Tibby Elementary

District of Compton Unified
Low grade : K, High grade : 8
Students : 732

Washington Elementary

District of Compton Unified
Low grade : K, High grade : 6
Students : 377

Middle schools in Compton

Bunche Middle

District of Compton Unified
Low grade : 6, High grade : 8
Students : 402

Compton Community Day Middle

District of Compton Unified
Low grade : 6, High grade : 8
Students : 3

Davis Middle

District of Compton Unified
Low grade : 6, High grade : 8
Students : 596

Enterprise Middle

District of Compton Unified
Low grade : 6, High grade : 8
Students : 380

Roosevelt Middle

District of Compton Unified
Low grade : 6, High grade : 8
Students : 605

Walton Middle

District of Compton Unified
Low grade : 6, High grade : 8
Students : 268

Whaley Middle

District of Compton Unified
Low grade : 6, High grade : 8
Students : 659

Willowbrook Middle

District of Compton Unified
Low grade : 6, High grade : 8
Students : 242

High schools in Compton

Centennial High

District of Compton Unified
Low grade : 9, High grade : 12
Students : 950

Cesar Chavez Continuation High

District of Compton Unified
Low grade : 9, High grade : 12
Students : 628

Compton Community Day High

District of Compton Unified
Low grade : 9, High grade : 12
Students : 18

Compton Early College High

District of Compton Unified
Low grade : 9, High grade : 12
Students : 197

Compton High

District of Compton Unified
Low grade : 9, High grade : 12
Students : 1673

Dominguez High

District of Compton Unified
Low grade : 9, High grade : 12
Students : 1827

Alternative schools in Compton

Lifeline Education Charter

District of State Board Of Education - Lifeline Education Charter
Low grade : K, High grade : 12
Students : 628

Thurgood Marshall

District of Compton Unified
Low grade : K, High grade : 12
Students : 11

Private schools in Compton

Heavenly Vision Education Center

Low grade : PK, High grade : K
Students : 53

Juniorversity

Low grade : PK, High grade : 1
Students : 29

Optimal Christian Academy

Low grade : K, High grade : 8
Students : 191

Our Lady Of Victory School

Low grade : K, High grade : 8
Students : 245

Wonderland Angels Early Learning Center

Low grade : PK, High grade : K
Students : 90

Schools near Compton

The top 3 most popular banks in Compton

There are 7 bank branches in Compton.
Wells Fargo Bank, National Association is the most popular bank in town with 2, followed by Bank of America, National Association with 2 and then JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association with 1.

Find below all banks in Compton :

Bank's name Number of banks Service Type
Wells Fargo Bank, National Association2Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
Bank of America, National Association2Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association1Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
Bank of the West1Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
OneUnited Bank1Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
More info about banks in Compton

Compton town administrative number

Compton town code0615044
Compton town postcode90220

Information about Compton

Cities twinned with ComptonCurrently, the town Compton isn’t twinned
Town’s namesake
Natural parkCompton isn't a part of any natural park

Toponymy and translation of Compton town

Arabic: كومبتونBulgarian: КомптънPersian: کامپتون
Japanese: コンプトンKorean: 콤튼Russian: Комптон
Serbian: КомптонChinese: 康普顿 

Transport modes in Compton

Airport
Compton/Woodley Airport 1.6 km
Hawthorne Municipal Airport 10.5 km
Long Beach Airport 10.9 km

Compton town territory

Compton town area10,00 sq mi (25,90 km²)
Compton town altitude69 Altitude feet
Geographical coordinatesLatitude: 33.8926
Longitude: -118.227
Latitude: 33° 53' 33'' North
Longitude: 118° 13' 37'' West
Time zone
UTC -8:00 (America/Los_Angeles)
Summer time : UTC -7:00
Winter time : UTC -8:00
Local time

Compton town’s neighbouring towns

Compton neighbouring towns
GardenaLynwoodLynwood
CarsonNeighbouring townsLynwood
CarsonCarsonBellflower
Compton neighbouring towns
Lynwood 4.2 kmParamount 5.6 kmCarson 6.2 km
South Gate 6.5 kmGardena 7.5 kmCudahy 8.9 km
Bellflower 9.3 kmHuntington Park 9.6 kmDowney 10.2 km
Bell Gardens 10.5 kmBell 10.6 kmLakewood 11 km
Maywood 11.3 kmSignal Hill 11.3 kmHawthorne 11.4 km
Lawndale 11.7 kmVernon 12.2 kmTorrance 12.3 km
Inglewood 12.9 kmCommerce 13.4 kmNorwalk 13.4 km

Distance between Compton and country’s main cities

New York City : 3952 kmLos Angeles : 22 km closestChicago : 2809 km
Houston : 2203 kmPhiladelphia : 3856 kmPhoenix : 569 km
San Antonio : 1927 kmSan Diego : 157 kmDallas : 1996 km
San Jose : 499 kmJacksonville : 3452 kmIndianapolis : 2916 km
San Francisco : 608 kmAustin : 1968 kmColumbus : 3186 km

Hotel offers in Compton

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Nearby hotel : Travel Plaza Inn
Travel Plaza Inn
Address : 1116 South Long Beach Boulevard : 55 $US / 0 $US - 40
Featuring free Wi-Fi, this motel is 10 minutes’ drive from Golden Shore Marine Biological Reserve Park. All rooms are equipped with a satellite TV. Free parking is provided.
Nearby hotel : Royal Inn Motel
Royal Inn Motel
Address : 1408 North Long Beach Boulevard : 49 $US / 0 $US - 27
Free Wi-Fi is available in each guest room at this motel. A 24-hour reception is provided for guest convenience. St. Francis Medical Center is less than 10 minutes’ drive away.
Nearby hotel : Willow Tree Inn
Willow Tree Inn
Address : 1919 West Artesia Boulevard : 80 $US / 180 $US - 60
A continental breakfast featuring waffles is offered daily at this hotel. Rooms feature a flat-screen cable TV with HBO. Disneyland is 25 minutes’ drive away. Free Wi-Fi is provided in all guest rooms at the Willow Tree Inn.
Nearby hotel : Mission Motel
Mission Motel
Address : 11920 Long Beach Boulevard, Lynwood Distance : 3.4 km : 44 $US / 46 $US - 30
Los Angeles International Airport is a 14-minute drive from this Lynwood, California motel. It offers free Wi-Fi throughout the motel and a microwave and fridge in every room. Mission Motel provides a 24-hour front desk along with laundry...
Nearby hotel : Searle Motel
Searle Motel
Address : 6124 Long Beach Boulevard, Long Beach Distance : 3.9 km : 40 $US / 55 $US - 25
Located 18 miles from LAX Airport, this Long Beach motel features air-conditioned guest rooms with free Wi-Fi. California State University Domingues Hills is 9 minutes’ drive away. Cable TV offers indoor entertainment options at Searle Motel.

Leisure and activities in the Compton town’s surrounding area

Zoo
Los Angeles Zoo
to Los Angeles 29.1 km
Golf course
Compton Par 3 Golf CourseVictoria Golf Course
to Carson 5.6 km
Dominguez Golf & Practice Center
to Carson 6.9 km
South Gate Municipal Golf Course
to South Gate 7.1 km
Los Amigos Country Club
to Downey 7.9 km
Bellflower Golf & Tennis
to Bellflower 7.9 km
Chester Washington Golf Course
to Los Angeles 8.8 km
Lakewood Country Club
to Lakewood 9.5 km
Ford Park Golf Course
to Bell Gardens 10 km
Rio Hondo Golf Club
to Downey 10 km