Ten fun facts about Corona
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It is also known as the “Circle City”, “Crown Colony”, “Queen Colony”, and “Indianapolis of the West”.
Its motto is: “To Cherish Our Past, To Plan Our Future”
High real estate prices in Los Angeles and Orange counties made the area's land desirable to developers and industrialists, and by the late 1990s Corona was considered a major suburb of Los Angeles.
Corona has become a bedroom community for Orange County, Los Angeles, and the larger cities of the Inland Empire.Fact 5
Notable residents include drummer Travis Barker, professional basketball player D.J. Strawberry, and investigative journalist Gary Webb.Fact 6
The town of Corona once laid claim to the title “Lemon Capital of the World”.Fact 7
The city derived its name from the curious layout of its streets, with a standard grid enclosed by the circular Grand Boulevard, one mile in diameter.Fact 8
The city of Corona has been popular among celebrities drawn to its upscale areas and relative privacy compared to Los Angeles.Fact 9
In recent years Corona has been known as the Gateway to the Inland Empire.Fact 10
Prior to the 1980s, the city was a largely agricultural community, dominated by citrus orchards, ranches, and dairy farms. Go to more u.s. city facts ❯
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