Introduction to Stanton, California
Stanton, California, in Orange county, is 3 miles N of Westminster, California (center to center) and 5 miles SW of Anaheim, California. It features a large number of townhomes and small residential units constructed before 1960. The city has an ethnically diverse population. Stanton has revitalized commercial and residential districts and includes some industrial areas.
In 1906 the arrival of the Pacific Electric Railway was a significant factor in the growth of Stanton. Agents for the Sterns Rancho Corporation used the railway to bring potential buyers to see available land in the city. It also provided the residents a great opportunity to travel to Los Angeles for business reasons. In 1924 the city abandoned its incorporated status in order for the state of California to build roads in the region. Stanton reincorporated in 1956.
Stanton and nearby Attractions
- Summerfest includes a concert, activities for children and a variety of food.
- Arrowhead Pond Arena offers ice hockey and a variety of popular concerts.
- Bowles House Museum is an attractive red sand brick home.
- The Westminster Mall is a popular shopping location.
- White House Doll Museum is a notable venue.
Adventure City offers rides for children, a petting zoo and stage shows. The popular Disneyland and Knott's Berry Farm are a short drive away. The Los Alamitos race track is close to Stanton. Golfers enjoy the region's excellent courses including the Los Alamitos Golf Course.
Huntington Beach is popular for sunbathing and surfing. The Huntington Beach Pier attracts a large crowd. There other close by, excellent beaches areas. The Cleveland National Forest is popular for a variety of recreational activities. The Seal Beach National Wildlife Refuge attracts nature enthusiasts.
Stanton Higher Education
Cal State Long Beach University, Golden West College and Cypress Community College are close by.
Air travel is provided at the nearby Long Beach Airport.