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

The Gateway Cities Region is located in southeastern Los Angeles County, Southern California.

The "Gateway Cities Council of Governments" (GCOG) is located in the city of Paramount.


Cities in the Gateway RegionEdit

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:

Cities also parts of other LA County regionsEdit

There are overlapping boundaries and definitions for the Gateway Cities Region and other regions in the south and east county area, including: South Los Angeles (on north), Los Angeles Harbor Region (within south GC), East Los Angeles Region, South Bay Region (on west), and the San Gabriel Valley (on northeast).

San Gabriel Valley Region:

  • Montebello
  • Whittier

East Los Angeles Region:

  • Commerce
  • Montebello
  • Pico Rivera
  • Whittier

South Los Angeles Region:

  • Compton
  • Lynwood

Los Angeles Harbor Region:

  • Avalon
  • Carson
  • Long Beach
  • Hawaiian Gardens
  • Signal Hill
  • Lakewood

South Bay Region

  • Carson — though within Gateway Cities, usually associated with South Bay Region.


External linksEdit

  Wikivoyage has a travel guide for Gateway Cities.