Anaheim is a city situated in southern California and is part of Orange County. The Santa Ana Mountains are located near this city, which is the tenth largest in the state. It has a population of nearly 328,014 inhabitants, as of 2015.Continue Reading
Anaheim was founded in 1857 by 50 German families as a colony for German farmers. The city's name comes from the combination of the words "Ana" for the mountains of this area and "heim" that means home in German. Anaheim was incorporated in 1876. It had a population of about 880 residents. Since that time, the city has grown significantly and is currently an industrial center with companies that manufacture products like electronics and aircraft parts.
Anaheim also has beautiful beaches and is popular as a tourist destination because the Disneyland Resort and many theme parks are found in this region.Learn more about The West
Southern California is home to a large group of major cities including Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, San Diego, Long Beach and Anaheim. Other major cities in Southern California are Irvine, Riverside, Chula Vista, Santa Clarita, Bakersfield and Pasadena. Each of these cities has a population of at least 50,000 people, as of 2015.Full Answer >
Palm Springs is located in Riverside County in southern California west of Riverside and east of the Joshua Tree National Park. It sits in the Coachella Valley and is adjacent to Mt. San Jacinto.Full Answer >
Fun things to do in Anaheim include visiting Disneyland and its companion entertainment venues, taking in a baseball game at Angel Stadium and visiting Knott's Berry Farm in neighboring Buena Park. Another option on the Anaheim/Buena Park border is to dine at Medieval Times.Full Answer >
Four of the 10 most populous counties in the United States are located in California, including Los Angeles County, San Diego County, Orange County and Riverside County. Los Angeles County is ranked highest and is the largest county in the United States.Full Answer >