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Yorba Linda

California is the most populous state of the United States. Located on the Pacific coast of North America, it is bordered by Oregon, Nevada, Arizona and Mexico. California is known for its pleasant climate and ethnically diverse population. The name California is most commonly believed derived from a storied paradise peopled by black Amazons and ruled by Queen Califia.

Yorba Linda is a wealthy city in Orange County, California, roughly 13 miles northeast of Downtown Santa Ana, and 40 miles southeast of Downtown Los Angeles. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 58,918. U.S. President Richard Nixon was born in Yorba Linda in 1913 and his presidential library and birthplace is situated here. The city is listed by CNN as the 21st best place in the U.S. to live, making it the second highest-ranked Californian city in the survey.

The area was once occupied by the Juaneno Indians. In 1769 a Spanish expedition passed through that included a soldier named Jose Antonio Yorba. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 51.4 square kilometers. As of the census of 2000, there were 58,918 people, 19,252 households, and 16,094 families residing in the city and the population density was 1,174.4 square kilometers.

This destination is definitely one of the popular tourist attractions in California worth paying a visit while touring the country. This place leaves a pleasing and unforgettable memory and justifies the proud cultural tradition of California. It can also be considered as the preeminent, historical and potential tourism destination that enjoys a very positive reputation with worldwide travelers to become one of the most visited places.

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