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Anaheim, California

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Welcome to Anaheim ...

The city of Anaheim is located in Orange County.

When the people of Anaheim refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Anaheimer<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Anaheim has a population of 352,497 people<2> (see below for details).

Anaheim was established in 1857 and was incorporated March 18, 1876.

The community of Anaheim is 500 feet [152 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Anaheim lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

Area codes for Anaheim: (714) & (657)<4>

The ZIP codes for Anaheim: 92801-92808, 92812, 92814-92817, 92825, 92850, 92899<5>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Anaheim had a population of 336,265 people (or 11.17% of the total population of Orange County). This makes Anaheim the county's most populous community.

The population of Anaheim represents 0.9% of the population of California (which has 37,253,956 people), making it the state's 10th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 336,265 people, the population of Anaheim increased 2.52% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 328,014 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Anaheim had an population of 352,497 people. This is an increase of 4.83% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 7.46% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Anaheim.

Communities near Anaheim ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Anaheim and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<6>.

Community   2017
Costa Mesa   [Map]   113,825   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Downey   [Map]   113,092   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
El Monte   [Map]   116,109   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Huntington Beach   [Map]   201,874   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Irvine   [Map]   277,453   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Long Beach   [Map]   469,450   W   16 miles [25.7 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Anaheim.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Anaheim. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Anaheim. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Anaheim. Our list includes 30 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Anaheim:

Websites for Anaheim ...

Official Website:
Chamber of Commerce:
Junior League:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Anaheim ...

Looking for more information about Anaheim? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Anaheim, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Anaheim.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People are finding Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Anaheim. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Footnotes ...

<1>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Anaheim refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a city's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Anaheim may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Anaheim.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Anaheim - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Area code (657) is an overlay for area code (714). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Anaheim.

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<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Anaheim). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Anaheim or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Anaheim includes: 92801, 92802, 92803, 92804, 92805, 92806, 92807, 92812, 92814, 92815, 92816, 92825, 92850 & 92899.

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<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that starts in Anaheim. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Anaheim) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Anaheim. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Anaheim

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Anaheim. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.8335, Longitude: -117.9130     [Map].

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<7>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Anaheim.


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