Vernon is a city five miles (8.0 km) south of downtown Los Angeles, California. The population was 112 at the 2010 United States Census, the smallest of any incorporated city in the state (and the nearest to downtown Los Angeles).
The city is made of industrial areas and touts itself as "exclusively industrial". Meatpacking plants and warehouses are common. As of 2006, there were no parks in the city.
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- Krasnowski, Matt. "Is tiny, industrial Vernon a model city or corrupt fiefdom?." San Diego Union-Tribune. December 24, 2006. Retrieved on June 2, 2010.