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Cudahy is a city located in southeastern Los Angeles County, California. It is part of the Gateway Cities region. The population was 24,208 at the 2000 census. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.9 square kilometers, all land. Cudahy is the second smallest city in Los Angeles, after Hawaiian Gardens.
Cudahy is named for its founder, meat-packing baron Michael Cudahy, who purchased the original 2,800 acres in 1908 to resell as one acre lots. These Cudahy lots were notable for their dimensions in most cases, 50 to 100 feet in width and 600 to 800 feet in depth, a length equivalent to a city block or more in most American towns. Such parcels, often referred to as railroad lots, were intended to allow the new town's residents to keep a large vegetable garden, a grove of fruit trees, and a chicken coop or horse stable. This arrangement, which proved popular in the booming towns along the lower reaches of the Los Angeles and San Gabriel rivers, proved particularly attractive to the Southerners and Midwesterners who were leaving their struggling farms in droves in the 1910s and 1920s to start new lives in Southern California.
Cudahy is a part of the Los Angeles Unified School District. Cudahy is served by several schools, including Teresa Hughes Elementary School, Park Avenue Elementary School, Elizabeth Learning Center, and Bell High School.
Cudahy is also known as the town of best geographical environment and has traced its origins back to prehistoric times. Today, one can also learn about its history, from its earliest times and can also enjoy its natural beauty concealed by the beautiful landscapes.

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