Compton is a city located in Los Angeles County, California, United States. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 93,493. The city has at times been notorious for gang violence, a reputation perhaps exaggerated by the rise to prominence of local Gangsta rap group NWA during the 1980s (see Straight Outta Compton). Currently the most feared and biggest gangs from Compton are the hispanic gangs, Compton Tortilla Flats and Compton 13.
Web Sites and Links
Compton CourthouseLocal court of Los Angeles Superior Court system with hours of operation, phone contact, juror information, direction.
Compton CubsCity's home team in the Major League Internet Baseball League.
Compton Woodley AirportAviation services, landing fees, local weather, and information on nearby businesses and attractions.
GoToCity.com - Compton, CACompton, California city net. Jobs, people, weather.