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10 Fascinating And Interesting Facts About La Habra Heights, California, United States

La Habra Heights is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States. Take a look below for 10 fascinating and interesting facts about La Habra Heights, California, United States.

1. The population was 5,325 at the 2010 census, down from 5,712 at the 2000 census.

2. La Habra Heights is a suburban canyon community located on the border of Orange and Los Angeles counties.

3. The zoning is 1-acre (4,000 m2) lots with a variety of home and ranch style properties. La Habra Heights features open space and there are no sidewalks in the community.

4. La Habra Heights has no commercial activity (stores, gas stations) with the exception of a small real estate office, a plant nursery, a private golf course and numerous home-based businesses.

5. Hacienda Park is the main park in the city and runs along Hacienda Road. A related city, La Habra, is located south of La Habra Heights and is in Orange County.

6. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, La Habra Heights has a warm-summer Mediterranean climate, abbreviated “Csa” on climate maps.

7. La Habra Heights is located on the 1839 Rancho La Habra Mexican land grant made to Mariano Reyes Roldan. Roldan sold to rancho to Andres Pico who sold it to Abel Stearns. In 1900, Willits J. Hole acquired 3,500 acres (14.2 km2), which he sold in 1919 to Edwin G. Hart, who developed La Habra Heights.

8. The community has one park “The Park” located on Hacienda Road, which is the center of community events. The city of La Habra Heights host the annual Avocado Festival. Community organizations such as The La Habra Heights Improvement Association host Music in the Park, Halloween Haunt, Breakfast with Santa, and the Easter Egg Hunt for the community.

9. Highland Riders promote wholesome family equestrian recreation, education, fellowship and sportsmanship. We work to achieve this by providing equestrian sport and educational activities, and conducting horse shows, trail rides and other riding contests. There is a gymnasium for basketball, volleyball, and a stage. Also, horse riding arena and practice corral. The Park offers a playground for kids, a Gazebo, and picnic tables.

10. La Habra Heights elects a City Council every four years. One of those City Council members is voted in as Mayor by the Council each year. As of December 10, 2018, the council consists of Mayor Brian Bergman, Mayor Pro Tempore Carey Klingfus, council members Roy Francis, Jane L. Williams, and Norm Zezula.

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