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Welcome to Garden Grove ...

The city of Garden Grove is located in Orange County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Garden Grove: Garden Grv.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Garden Grove has a population of 171,644 people<2> (see below for details).

Garden Grove was incorporated June 18, 1956.

The community of Garden Grove is 80 feet [24 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

The ZIP codes for Garden Grove: 92840-92846<5>

Websites for Garden Grove ...

Official Website:   www.ci.garden-grove.ca.us/

Junior League:   www.jlocc.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Garden Grove had an population of 171,644 people. This is an increase of 0.45% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 3.9% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Garden Grove had a population of 170,883 people (or 5.68% of the total population of Orange County). This makes Garden Grove the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Garden Grove represents 0.46% of the population of California (which has 37,253,956 people), making it the state's 25th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 170,883 people, the population of Garden Grove increased 3.44% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 165,196 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Garden Grove.

Communities Also Named Garden Grove ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named Garden Grove - they are located in Florida (2), Iowa, Kansas, Oklahoma and Utah.

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

Communities near Garden Grove ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Garden Grove.

  • Long Beach [Los Angeles County]
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    • Long Beach [Los Angeles County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the west of Garden Grove
    • Estimated population in 2019: 462,628 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Long Beach
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Long Beach<7>
  • Irvine [Orange County]
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    • Irvine [Orange County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the southeast of Garden Grove
    • Estimated population in 2019: 287,401 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Irvine
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Irvine<7>
  • Huntington Beach [Orange County]
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    • Huntington Beach [Orange County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the southwest of Garden Grove
    • Estimated population in 2019: 199,223 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Huntington Beach
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Huntington Beach<7>
  • Fullerton [Orange County]
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    • Fullerton [Orange County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the north of Garden Grove
    • Estimated population in 2019: 138,632 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fullerton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fullerton<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Costa Mesa [Orange County]
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      • Costa Mesa [Orange County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the south of Garden Grove
      • Estimated population in 2019: 113,003 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Costa Mesa
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Costa Mesa<7>
    • Downey [Los Angeles County]
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      • Downey [Los Angeles County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Garden Grove
      • Estimated population in 2019: 111,126 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Downey
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Downey<7>
    • Norwalk [Los Angeles County]
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      • Norwalk [Los Angeles County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the northwest of Garden Grove
      • Estimated population in 2019: 103,949 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norwalk
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Norwalk<7>
    • Compton [Los Angeles County]
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      • Compton [Los Angeles County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northwest of Garden Grove
      • Estimated population in 2019: 95,605 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Compton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Compton<7>
    • Mission Viejo [Orange County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mission Viejo
      • Mission Viejo [Orange County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southeast of Garden Grove
      • Estimated population in 2019: 94,381 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mission Viejo
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mission Viejo<7>
    • Lake Forest [Orange County]
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      • Lake Forest [Orange County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Garden Grove
      • Estimated population in 2019: 85,531 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Forest
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lake Forest<7>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Garden Grove. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Garden Grove.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Garden Grove. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Garden Grove.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Garden Grove. Our list includes 10 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Garden Grove.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Garden Grove ...

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

In addition to the Tourism page for Garden Grove, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Garden Grove.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Garden Grove: www.ci.garden-grove.ca.us/

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

The official website for State of California: https://www.ca.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of California's counties, including Orange, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Garden Grove.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Garden Grove - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (657) is an overlay for area code (714).
<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 Garden Grove). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Garden Grove or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Garden Grove includes: 92840, 92841, 92842, 92843, 92844, 92845 & 92846.
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Garden Grove) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Garden Grove. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.7742, Longitude: -117.9380    
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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