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Fullerton, California

Fullerton California
Administration
Full nameCity of Fullerton
Official nameCity of Fullerton
Settlement typeCity
CountryUS United States
StateCalifornia California
CountyOrange
Government
TypeCouncil-Manager
City CouncilMayor Dr. Richard Jones
Don Bankhead
Patrick McKinley
Bruce Whitaker
Sharon Quirk
City ManagerJoe Felz
City TreasurerPhyllis Garrova, CCMT
City ClerkBeverley White
Geography
Total Area22.36 sq mi (57.9 km2)
Land Area22.353 sq mi (57.9 km2)
Water Area0 sq mi (0.027 km2)
Elevation164 ft (50 m)
Demography
Total Population135161 (7th in Orange County
42nd in California
184th in the United States) (2010)
Density (pop.)auto/km2 (0/sq mi)
DemonymFullertonian
Other information
Time zonePST (UTC-8)
- Summer (DST)PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP codes92831-92838
Area code562/657/714
FIPS code06-28000
GNIS feature ID1660658

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Fullerton is a city located in northern Orange County, California. As of the 2010 census, the city had a total population of 135,161.

It was founded in 1887 by George and Edward Amerige and named for George H. Fullerton, who secured the land on behalf of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway. Historically it was a center of agriculture, notably groves of Valencia oranges and other citrus crops; petroleum extraction; transportation; and manufacturing. It is home to several educational institutions, notably the California State University, Fullerton.


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