Fullerton has hundreds of things that make it a great city to live in and here are just 22 of those reasons...
1. Fullerton has it's own airport - Fullerton Municipal Airport is the only general aviation airport in Orange County. It is centrally located in the Los Angeles basin and is adjacent to Interstate 5 and Highway 91. The airport is three miles from Knott's Berry Farm and six miles from Disneyland.
2. Fullerton has it's own County Recorders Office - The Fullerton County Recorders Office handles property records, marriage licenses and ceremonies, birth and death certificates, and many other services. You can also vote at the recorders office!
3. Fullerton has it's own Train Station - On any given work day an average of 3,000 commuters travel through the Fullerton Transportation Center, making it the busiest stop along Metrolinks Orange County route.
4. Fullerton has it's own Famer's Market - Believed to be the oldest farmers market in Orange County and is renowned for the freshness of it's produce and it's wide variety of fruits, vegetables, plants and flowers.
5. Fullerton has it's own Arboretum - Located at 1900 Associated Rd, there are 26 acres of lovely botanical gardens that are open daily and is host to several events throughout the year.
6. Fullerton has many public Equestrian and BMX Trails - Trails: Brea Dam, Bud Turner, East Coyote Hills, Hiltscher Park, and the Fullerton Loop. These are just a sampling of the approximately 28 miles of trails.
7. Fullerton has it's own City Hall and Courthouse - The Mission of the Superior Court of Orange County is to serve the public by administering justice and resolving disputes under the law, thereby protecting the right and liberties guaranteed by the constitutions of California and of the United States.
8. Fullerton has 2 Lush Golf Courses - Fullerton Golf Course - 18-hole course. A total of 5,240 yards and par 67. Coyote Hills Golf Course - 18-hole course. A total of 6,510 yards with a par 70.
9. Fullerton has a Visitor's Youth Hostel - The only one in all of Orange County! The hostel offers an inexpensive, friendly place to use as a base for exploring nothern Orange County's many tourist attractions. The Spanish-style house was once part of an old California dairy farm.
10. Fullerton has it's own Museum - The Fullerton museum is housed in the historic 1907 Carnegie Library building.
11. Downtown Historic District - The downtown historic district is made up of the Santa Fe District, SOCO, Chapman building, and Villa del Sol.
12. Antique and Unique Shops - Some of the shops include: Antique Gallery, Doll Trunk, Brick Basement, Le Potager, and Atomic Age.
13. Fullerton has it's own Downtown Outdoor Market - Free and Open from April-October on Thursdays from 4-8:30 pm. The market offers farm-fresh produce, flowers, fresh-baked breads, live entertainment, an outdoor beer garden, arts and crafts, and activities for children.
14. Public Art - Fullerton has a rich history of public art, from historic WPA (Works Progress Administration 1935-1943) pieces on view in the city's downtown, to contemporary masterworks by local and regional artists.
15. Muckenthaler Cultural Center - Offers extraordinary exhibitions, performances, and engaging educational programs as well as hosting weddings and corporate events.
16. Award Winning Micro-Breweries & Restaurants - Bootleggers, Hite and Back Street Breweries. Notable Restaurants: Summit House, The Cellar, Rutabegorz, Lomeli's, Roscoes Deli, Angelo & Vinci's, Heroes, Stubrik's.
17. Fullerton has Amazing, Award Winning Schools - Some of the schools include: Beechwood, Troy, CSUF, Fullerton College, Hope International, Optometry, Western State University College of Law and College of Information Technology.
18. St. Judes Medical Center - The staff at St. Judes is composed of over 700 physicians who represent nearly every medical specialty -- from cancer care to senior services.
19. Historic Fox Theatre - Built by the firm of Meyer and Holler in 1925 who are famous for their buildings such as Grauman's Egyptian Theatre, Grauman's Chinese Theatre, and the Hollywood Athletic Club. Currently undergoing restoration, the building has been a key element of Fullerton's downtown for over 85 years.
20. Fullerton has a lovely Historical Housing District - Many of the homes and buildings date pre-turn of the century such as the Porter House circa 1882, Davies House 1900, Schumacher Building 1905, there are more than 70 in just the downtown area alone! Maps are available on the city's website.
21. Plenty of Tattoo Parlors - Old Tyme Tattoo, Classic Tattoo, Aces High Tattoo Studio, All Hallows Ink, Explicit Ink Tattoo and Piercing, Big Bhudda, Future Tattoo are some of the parlors that line the streets of Fullerton.
22. Over 45 City Parks - All the way from A-Z! We even have a Pooch Park! There is a small dog area for pooches under 25lbs as well as a large dog area for big, active, high energy pooches. Pooch Park also features a third "wood chip" area that is open to all dogs.
Fun facts about Fullerton: We are the original home of Fender Guitars and the Fender Telecaster. We are home of Hawaiian Punch. Also home to quite a few well-known celebrities such as: Tommy LaSorda, Jackson Browne, Mike Ness, Gwen Stefani, and Steven Seagal just to name a few.
We think Fullerton is a terrific place to live and our weather is phenomenal. We are also close to Disneyland and Knotts Berry Farm!
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