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Anaheim
Orange County, California

ZipCodes
92801, 92802, 92804, 92805, 92806, 92807, 92808

Motto
"Hub of Happiness"



Page Contents for Anaheim, California

Statistics & Facts

Location

Weather & Climate

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Government

Historical Events

Chamber of Commerce.

Organizations, Churches, and Sports.

Libraries.

Schools.

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The California state capital is Sacramento.
The population of Anaheim is approximately 334,425 2006 , 336265 2010.
The approximate number of families is 93,177 1990, 98294 2010.
The amount of land area in Anaheim is 114.677 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Anaheim is 48.9 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 3.982 sq kilometers.
The distance from Anaheim to Washington DC is 2409 miles.
The distance to the California state capital is 383 miles. (as the crow flies)
Anaheim is positioned 33.83 degrees north of the equator and 117.87 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Anaheim elevation is 160 feet above sea level.
Anaheim median income is $ 52,158 2005.
The Anaheim median home price is $ 553,400 2005.
Anaheim average annual rainfall is 14 inches per year
Anaheim average temperature is 73 degrees F.
The average winter temperature is 53 degrees F.
The average summer temperature is 72 degrees F.

Location

south east of Los Angeles in Southern California, about 15 miles inland from the Pacific Ocean. Interstate 5 travels through Anaheim. Disneyland, "The Happiest Place on Earth", is located in Anaheim. Other nearby communities are Placentia, Fullerton, Orange, Villa Park, Brea, Garden Grove, Santa Ana and Stanton.
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Climate


Mediterranean. Low humidity and 328 days of sunshine each year combine for a great time year-round.
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History & History Related Items

Anaheim began in 1857 as a colony of German farmers and vintners. George Hansen was the original surveyor of the 200 acres which are now the downtown area. Anaheim comes from a combination of "Ana", which is for the Santa Ana River and "heim", which is the German word for home. "Home by the river" is what the early pioneers called their city. The main crop in farming for the area was wine grapes. This was the case until the 1870's when a plant disease wiped out the vineyards. In their stead were planted acres of citrus trees, which grew successfully in Anaheim. The locals were dedicated farmers, but also gave their support to education and the arts. The first public buildings were a school and an opera house demonstrating their conviction toward the finer side of life. The incorporation of Anaheim came early on in 1876. The population was a small group of only 881. By 1920, there were 5,526 people living in the city. The Santa Fe railroad depot came to Anaheim in 1887, linking them with the east and improving the flow of their citrus crops. The city continued to grow slowly but surely. In the mid-50's, an event occurred that moved Anaheim along even more rapidly. 17 July 1955 was opening day for Disneyland. From then on, forward progress was rampant. Anaheim Stadium held its groundbreaking on 31 August 1964 with many more facilities coming with each year. For an excerpt from "Dreams to Reality" by Bret Colson and Geoff Black go to City of Anaheim Home Page

Here is a history page with many great links and much information about Anaheim's history.
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The settling of Anaheim

1857

The incorporation of Anaheim

1888


Attractions

Disneyland
1313 Harbor Blvd.
Anaheim, CA

Photos and information for Anaheim

Area Guide Anaheim - guide to motels, restaurants, real estate, education, transportation, and more.

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
Major League Baseball
2000 Gene Autry Way
Anaheim, CA 92806
Phone: 714-940-2000
Fax: 714-940-2206
Tickets: 714-663-9000
Groups: 714-940-2162

The Anaheim Convention Center
800 West Katella Avenue
Anaheim, California 92802
Phone: 714-765-8950
Fax: 714-765-8965
Email

The Arrowhead Pond at Anaheim
2695 East Katella Ave.
Anaheim, CA 92806
714 704-2400 - Administration
714 704-2500 - Box Office
714 704-2420 - Group Sales

The Mighty Ducks of Anaheim
Professional Hockey
P.O. Box 2000
Anaheim, Ca 92803
Phone: 714-940-2164
Fax: 714-940-2206

The Anaheim Museum
241 S. Anaheim Blvd.
Anaheim, CA 92805
Phone 714-778-3301
Fax 714-778-6740
Promoting the heritage of Anaheim and Orange County.
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Anaheim City Government

City of Anaheim
200 S. Anaheim Blvd.
Anaheim, CA 92805
Phone: 714-765-5162

Anaheim Historical Events

1955
Disneyland
Walt Disney opened the Magic Kingdom in Anaheim

Anaheim Chamber

Anaheim Chamber of Commerce
201 E. Center Street
Anaheim, California 92805
Phone: 714-758-0222
Fax: 714-758-0468

Anaheim Organizations

Anaheim Chamber of Commerce
201 E. Center Street
Anaheim, California 92805
Phone: 714-758-0222
Fax: 714-758-0468

Anaheim Libraries

Anaheim Public Library

Anaheim Schools

Anaheim School District
1001 S. East Street
Anaheim, CA 92806
Phone 714-517-7500
Fax 714-517-8538 Anaheim

Miscellany

The population of Anaheim was:
1990 - 296,497
1999 - 306,300
2000 - 328,014
2006 - 334,425

Anaheim is the 2nd most populous city in Orange County.


Median age:
2000 - 30.3 years

Median household income:
2000 - $ 47,122
2005 - $ 52,158

Median house value:
1995 = $ 218,400
2000 - $ 213,800
2005 - $ 553,400

Anaheim is located in the Pacific Time Zone and does participate in daylight savings time during a portion of the year.


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