Garden Grove, California, is located in northern Orange County. It has a population of about 170,000. The city covers and area of 18 square miles and lies 30 miles southeast of Los Angeles and just one mile from Anaheim. Garden Grove has the highest number of churches per capita than any other city in California.
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Garden Grove was founded in 1874, and in the late 1970s and early 1980s experienced a population boom as a significant Asian population, predominantly Vietnamese and Korean, began to relocate to the area. In fact, Garden Grove has the second largest Vietnamese American population in the nation.
Much of the home construction in Garden Grove is new. Housing prices rank among some of the highest in the country, though they are comparable to other California communities of this size. Garden Grove prides itself on its well-kept homes, and has been sponsoring the Garden Grove Pride Program since 1973. The program honors the best-kept homes in Garden Grove at their annual Garden Grove Pride Home Beautification Awards Ceremony.
Garden Grove Neighborhoods
Garden Grove contains the distinct neighborhood of West Garden Grove, which is in the west part of the city. It is connected to the rest of the city by a string of land that runs along Garden Grove Boulevard. Other neighborhoods include:
Central Industrial District
Garden Grove Economy and Employment Opportunities
Industries important to the local economy include construction, waste management, hospitality, computer and electronic products, and transportation equipment. The top employers in Garden Grove are:
Garden Grove is home to the Garden Grove Strawberry Festival. Held annually over Memorial Day weekend, it is the largest community festival in the western United States and attracts well over 200,000 visitors. Other annual celebrations and festivals held in Garden Grove include events commemorating people of Vietnamese, Korean, Arabic and American heritage.
In addition, Garden Grove is where Rover H. Schuller's Crystal Cathedral is located and from where religious television broadcasts are made. Other attractions in Garden Grove include:
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Garden Grove Weather
The average high temperature in July is 82.7
degrees, with an average low temperature in January of 46.6 degrees.
The average rainfall is approximately 13.84 inches
per year, with inches of snow per year.
No weather information available.