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Santa Ana
Orange County, California

92701, 92703, 92704, 92705, 92706, 92707

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Statistics & Facts


History & History-related items

City Attractions


Chamber of Commerce.

Organizations, Churches, and Sports.




Statistics & Facts

The California state capital is Sacramento.
The population of Santa Ana is approximately 340,368 (2005), 324528 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 74,973 (1990), 73174 (2010).
The amount of land area in Santa Ana is 70.153 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Santa Ana is 27.2 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.821 sq kilometers.
The distance from Santa Ana to Washington DC is 2410 miles.
The distance to the California state capital is 389 miles. (as the crow flies)
Santa Ana is positioned 33.73 degrees north of the equator and 117.88 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Santa Ana elevation is 110 feet above sea level.
The Santa Ana city flower is the Hibiscus.
The city tree is the Jacaranda.
Santa Ana median income is $ 43,412 (2000).
The Santa Ana median home price is $ 184,500 (2000).


in southern California In Orange County, near Disneyland and about 42 miles south of Los Angeles. Other nearby communities include Tustin, Orange, Fountain Valley, Costa Mesa, Tustin Foothills, Garden Grove, Anaheim and Villa Park.
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comfortable year-round. Here is a current weather page for Santa Ana. Learn about the famous Santa Ana Winds on this page.
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History & History Related Items

William H. Spurgeon is known as the founder of Santa Ana. He purchased land here from the Yorba family in 1869. Only a few years later, in 1886, Santa Ana was incorporated as a city and quickly became the county seat for the new Orange County in 1889.
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The incorporation of Santa Ana



Bowers Museum of Cultural Art
2002 N. Main St.
Santa Ana, CA 92706
Phone: 714-567-3600
Fax: 714-567-3603
Dedicated to the preservation of the arts of world cultures. Be sure to visit the adjacent Kidseum with hands-on cultural arts experiences for children. Please call to confirm hours and fees

Santa Ana Zoo at Prentice Park
1801 E. Chestnut Ave.
Santa Ana, CA 92701
Phone: 714-647-6575
Fax: 714-953-7401
Please call to confirm hours and fees
Over 250 animals, including primates and birds. There is a childrens zoo where the little ones can reach out and touch many different kinds of animals. Educational programs are available. Amphitheater and picnic areas are nearby.

Photos and information for Santa Ana.

Floral Park

Discovery Science Center
2500 N. Main St.
Santa Ana, CA 92707
Phone: 714-542-CUBE
Fax: 714-542-2828
Group: 714-913-5024
Please call to confirm hours and fees.
Be prepared for at least 3-4 hours of fun and exploration. About 100 hands-on exhibits, a laser Theater, a live science show, along with eight themed areas: Perception, Dynamic Earth, QuakeZone, Exploration Station, Principles of Flight, Performance, Space Exploration and KidStation (for younger visitors) This center is best for groups of 50 or more.

Santa Ana Firefighter's Museum
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Santa Ana City Government

City of Santa Ana
20 Civic Center Plaza
Santa Ana, California 92701
Phone: 714-647-5400

Santa Ana has a council/manager form of government.

Santa Ana Chamber

Santa Ana Chamber of Commerce
2020 North Broadway
Santa Ana, CA 92706
Phone: 714-541-5353

Santa Ana Organizations

Santa Ana Chamber of Commerce
2020 North Broadway
Santa Ana, CA 92706
Phone: 714-541-5353

Santa Ana Libraries

Orange County Public Library
Orange County Public Library Headquarters
1501 E. St. Andrew Pl.
Santa Ana, CA. 92705
on the corner of Grand Ave.
Telephone (714) 566-3000

Santa Ana Schools

Santa Ana Unified School District
1601 East Chestnut Avenue
Santa Ana, CA 92701
Phone: 714-558-5501
Fax: 714-558-5802


Rancho Santiago College - Santa Ana Campus 1530 W. 17th St. Santa Ana, 92706 714-564-6000
Santa Ana College
1530 W. 17th Street
Santa Ana, California 92706
Phone: 714-564-6000 Santa Ana


The population of Santa Ana was:
1990 - 293,743
1999 - 315,000
2000 - 337,977
2005 - 340,368

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