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Compton, California
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Clockwise from top: King Memorial, Compton train platform, Compton obelisk, Compton High School
Official seal of Compton, California
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Nickname(s): 
Hub City[1]
Motto(s): 
Birthing a New Compton[2]
Location within Los Angeles County, California
Location within Los Angeles County, California
Compton is located in California
Compton
Compton
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Compton is located in the United States
Compton
Compton
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Coordinates: 33°53′48″N 118°13′30″W / 33.89667°N 118.22500°W / 33.89667; -118.22500Coordinates: 33°53′48″N 118°13′30″W / 33.89667°N 118.22500°W / 33.89667; -118.22500
Country United States
State California
County Los Angeles
Incorporated May 11, 1888[3]
Government
 • Type Council-Manager
 • City council[5] Mayor: Aja Brown
Janna Zurita
Isaac Galvan
Tana McCoy
Emma Sharif
 • City manager Cecil W. Rhambo, Jr.[4]
 • City attorney Craig J. Cornwell[5]
 • City treasurer Douglas Sanders[5]
 • City clerk Alita Godwin[5]
Area
 • Total 10.12 sq mi (26.20 km2)
 • Land 10.03 sq mi (25.97 km2)
 • Water 0.09 sq mi (0.23 km2)  1.03%
Elevation 69 ft (21 m)
Population
 (2010)[8]
 • Total 96,455
 • Estimate 
(2017)[9]
97,612
 • Density 9,732.00/sq mi (3,758.64/km2)
Time zone UTC−8 (Pacific)
 • Summer (DST) UTC−7 (PDT)
ZIP codes[10]
90220–90224
Area codes 310/424
FIPS code 06-15044
GNIS feature IDs 1652689, 2410213
Website www.comptoncity.org