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

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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).

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Anaheim 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 & Weather

The climate for Anaheim is Mediterranean. Low humidity and 328 days of sunshine each year combine for a great time year-round.
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.
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Anaheim history:

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.
The settling of Anaheim: 1857
The incorporation date of Anaheim: 1888

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Anaheim attractions:

1313 Harbor Blvd.
Anaheim, CA

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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

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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