Bellflower can be found in Southeast Los Angeles County. It is part of the Los Angeles Metropolitan Area. It was established in 1906. made it a incorporated in September 1957.
The site was once rich farmland, which was watered by floodwaters from the now-contained San Gabriel River. F.E. F.E. Woodruff was a local investor in real estate. He founded Somerset, the first municipality on the land, in 1906. A post office was also established there in 1909. The proponents of the name “Bellflower” claimed that the US Post Office Department had rejected the name “Somerset” to avoid confusion with Somerset, Colorado. The current name derives its origin from the bellflower, which was originally grown in orchards around the area in the early 1900s.
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The Los Angeles County Fire Museum
The Los Angeles County Fire Museum, a museum that preserves the history of Los Angeles County Fire Department, is open to the public. It has 60 antique fire engines, from the 1860s to just-retired fire engines. The Bellflower Mayne Events Center is the location of its public exhibits.
|Address:||16400 Bellflower Blvd, Bellflower, CA 90706, United States|
Columbia Memorial Space Center
The Columbia Memorial Space Center, a science museum that is owned and operated in Downey, California is the Columbia Memorial Space Center. It is located at 12400 Columbia Way, Downey. The center is open to the public as a hands-on museum and activity centre in the Los Angeles region.
|Address:||12400 Columbia Way, Downey, CA 90242, United States|
Small gate-enclosed park geared toward young children with pirate-themed play structures & murals.
|Address:||16559 Bellflower Blvd, Bellflower, CA 90706, United States|
At Hollywood Sports Paintball & Airsoft Park we specialize in group & individual packages that allow friends & family to enjoy Paintball & Airsoft.
|Address:||9030 Somerset Blvd, Bellflower, CA 90706, United States|
- 300-seat auditorium with kitchen facility
- Multi-purpose rooms
- Picnic shelter
- Lighted softball fields
- Basketball court
- Barbeque braziers
- Fitness Center & Trail
|Address:||16614 Clark Ave, Bellflower, CA 90706, United States|
T. Mayne Thompson Park
Municipal park featuring indoor & outdoor pools for year-round swimming, a gym & softball fields.
|Address:||14001 Bellflower Blvd, Bellflower, CA 90706, United States|
Ruth R. Caruthers Park
Park offering athletic fields, tennis courts & a skate park, plus a playground & fitness equipment. It includes:-
- 20-acre recreation facility
- Lighted baseball and softball fields
- Skate park
- Game room
- Picnic areas
- Splash Pad-Now Open
- Lighted tennis, basketball, volleyball and handball courts
- Tetherball courts
- Fitness center
- Two-mile fitness course
- Equestrian path
- Barbeque braziers
- 2.5-mile long bike trail
|Address:||10500 Flora Vista St, Bellflower, CA 90706, United States|