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Welcome to Fullerton ...

The city of Fullerton is located in Orange County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Fullerton has a population of 140,392 people<1> (see below for details).

Fullerton was incorporated February 15, 1904.

The community of Fullerton is 260 feet [79 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Telephone area codes for Fullerton: (714) and (657)<3>

The ZIP codes for Fullerton: 92831-92838<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Fullerton had a population of 135,161 people. This makes Fullerton the county's 7th most populous community.

The population of Fullerton represents 0.36% of the total population of California (which has 37,253,956 people), making it the state's 42nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 135,161 people, the population of Fullerton increased 7.27% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 126,003 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Fullerton had an population of 140,392 people. This is an increase of 3.87% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 11.42% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Fullerton ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<5>.

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Costa Mesa   [Map]   113,825   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Downey   [Map]   113,092   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
El Monte   [Map]   116,109   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Garden Grove   [Map]   174,226   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Huntington Beach   [Map]   201,874   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Irvine   [Map]   277,453   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]

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

Communities Also Named Fullerton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 16 communities that are also named Fullerton - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Illinois, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Dakota, Pennsylvania (2) and Texas.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Fullerton.

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 Fullerton. 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 Fullerton. 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 Fullerton. Our list includes 22 papers.

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

Websites for Fullerton ...

Official Website:   www.ci.fullerton.ca.us/
 
Chamber of Commerce:   www.fullertonchamber.com/
 
Junior League:   www.jlocc.org/

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fullerton ...

Looking for more information about Fullerton? 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 Fullerton, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Fullerton.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Fullerton: www.ci.fullerton.ca.us/

The official website for Orange County: www.oc.ca.gov/

The official website for State of California: www.state.ca.us/



Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Fullerton.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Fullerton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (657) is an overlay for area code (714).

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<4>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 Fullerton). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Fullerton or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Fullerton includes: 92831, 92832, 92833, 92834, 92835, 92836, 92837 & 92838.

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance starting in Fullerton. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Fullerton) 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 Fullerton. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Fullerton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fullerton. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.8704, Longitude: -117.9243     [Map].

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