Ten fun facts about Santa Ana
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Santa Ana is located in the far southwest side of the state of California.
The city was founded in 1869 when William H Spurgeon saw the land and purchased it with the intention of establishing his very own city on the site.
Many immigrants live in the city of Santa Ana and the term ‘clown house’, which refers to multiple families living in one home, was coined as a result.
Wells Fargo opened their first office in Santa Ana in the year 1874.Fact 5
The historic Sexlinger Orchard was one of the first orange orchards in the city.Fact 6
Santa Ana is home to the Dr Howe-Waffle house, named after the owner who was one of the first female doctors in the state of California.Fact 7
The city has had a recent civic revival featuring museums, a monthly art walk, and shopping.Fact 8
The Santa Ana Army Air Base was constructed in this city to be used as a training center for the US Air Force during World War 11.Fact 9
The strong dry Santa Ana winds can be to blame for a lot of forest fires in the area.Fact 10
Nearly 31% of the population is under the age of 18 making it one of the youngest cities in the United States. More than 80% of the residents of Santa Ana do not speak English in their home. Go to more u.s. city facts ❯
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