Gateway Cities

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The Gateway Cities, shaded in blue (the boundary is approximate)

The Gateway Cities of Southern California are those located in southeastern Los Angeles County. There is some cross-over between these cities and those composing South Los Angeles, East Los Angeles, the South Bay, and the San Gabriel Valley. The "Gateway Cities Council of Governments" (GCOG) is located in the city of Paramount.

Cities of the Gateway region[edit]

Most area residents identify with the city of Los Angeles due to its proximity, despite living in independent municipalities. The following cities are members of the Gateway Cities Council of Governments:

Also members of the Gateway Cities Council of Governments:

The following cities are also considered to be parts of other regions in Los Angeles County:

San Gabriel Valley: Montebello, Whittier

East Los Angeles: Commerce, Montebello, Pico Rivera, and Whittier

South Los Angeles: Compton, Lynwood, and Inglewood

Although Carson might seem like a 'natural' fit with the Gateway Cities, it is usually considered part of the South Bay.



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