Fountain Valley is centrally located in Orange County and is literally minutes away from attractions like Disneyland, Knotts Berry Farm, several beaches and world class shopping. Located just north of Huntington Beach, Costa Mesa and Newport Beach, Fountain Valley is convenient to both John Wayne Airport, Long Beach Airport and Los Angeles International Airport. It is ideal for business travelers for this reason.
Incorporated in 1957, Fountain Valley has a very rich history. The city’s motto, “A Nice Place to Live” is demonstrated in the well-maintained streets, 20 lovely parks, and a wide range of recreational programs for both kids and adults. Mile Square Park is one of the city’s biggest claims to fame. This urban park is located right in the middle of the city and covers 640 acres of land. The park houses three golf courses, two soccer fields, baseball and softball diamonds, an archery range and a wilderness area. Additionally, there are also two fishing lakes, bike and paddle boat operations, picnic areas and picnic shelters.
Families send their children to schools in the Fountain Valley School District, Garden Grove Unified School District, Huntington Beach Union High School District, and Ocean View School District. The city is also served by the Coast Community College District. With a variety of convenient shopping destinations like Sam’s Club, Costco, Petsmart, Fry’s Electronics, and a variety of locally-owned shops, Fountain Valley is undoubtedly a great place to call home.