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Norwalk, California

Norwalk California
Full nameCity of Norwalk
Official nameCity of Norwalk
Settlement typeCity
CountryUnited States
CountyLos Angeles
IncorporatedAugust 26, 1957
TypeCharter City,
City CouncilMike Mendez (mayor)
Cheri Kelley (vice-mayor)
Marcel Rodarte
Leonard Shryock
Luigi Vernola
City ManagerMichael J. Egan
Finance Director/ Treasurer
Jana Stuard
City ClerkTheresa Devoy
Total Area9.746 sq mi (25.2 km2)
Land Area9.707 sq mi (25.1 km2)
Water Area0.039 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation92 ft (28 m)
Total Population105549 (14th in Los Angeles County
58th in California
255th in the United States) (2010)
Density (pop.)auto/km2 (0/sq mi)
Other information
Time zonePST (UTC-8)
- Summer (DST)PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code90650-90652, 90659
Area code562
FIPS code06-52526
GNIS feature ID1661123

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Norwalk is a suburban city in Los Angeles County, California, United States. The population was 105,549 at the 2010 census, up from 103,298 at the 2000 census, making it the 58th most populous city in California and the 255th nationally.

Founded in the late 19th century, Norwalk was incorporated in as a city in 1957. It is located 17 mi (27.4 km) southeast of downtown Los Angeles, and 12 mi (19.3 km) northwest of Garden Grove.

Norwalk operates under a Council/Manager form of government, established by the Charter of the City of Norwalk which was drafted in 1957. The five-member City Council acts as the City's chief policy-making body. Every two years, Councilmembers are elected by the citizens of Norwalk to serve four-year, overlapping terms. Councilmembers are not limited to the number of terms they may serve. The Mayor is selected by the Council and serves a one-year term.

Norwalk is a member of the Gateway Cities Council of Governments. Norwalk's sister cities are Morelia, Michoacán, and Hermosillo, Sonora, in Mexico.

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