About Yorba Linda
Yorba Linda is a suburban city located in Orange County, California. It is the hometown of the former President Richard Nixon. The economy of Yorba Linda, CA is specialized in Wholesale trade, Real Estate, Rental & Leasing, and Finance & Insurance. The largest industries are Manufacturing, Healthcare & Social Assistance, and Educational Services, and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, Oil, Gas Extraction, Finance & Insurance, and Professional, Scientific, Tech Services.
As the city’s name implies, you will find a lot of beautiful things to do in Yorba Linda. See the list of places to visit and some interesting facts about the city on the next section. Also, a place to check out if you ever run out of money while in the city, check out Title Loans Yorba Linda or Title Loans Express. They will definitely help you out.
Interesting facts about Yorba Linda
- The area was once home to Luiseño, Tongva, and Juaneño Indians.
- In 2005, CNN ranked Yorba Linda 21st among the best places in the U.S. to live.
- In 2012, Yorba Linda was ranked 42nd on Money magazine’s list of America’s best small cities.
- Yorba Linda, known as the “Land of Gracious Living” is a city with a strong sense of community and small-town character.
- The “Yorba Linda” name originated from Jose Yorba, a member of a Spanish expedition. In 1907, portions of the former Yorba lands were sold to the Janss Corporation, who then subdivided the property and named the new town “Yorba Linda” (“Yorba” after the early land grant family and “Linda” meaning pretty in Spanish).
Things to do in Yorba Linda
Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum
With a visit to the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum, guests can tour the most modern presidential museum in the country to learn about Richard Nixon the man, his life, and his presidency. The all-new museum features nearly 70 new major exhibits, 30 unique multi-media experiences, 11 original films, 12 custom digital interactives, 10 curated archival film sequences, more than 600 photographs, 8,000 square feet of wall murals and more than 300 artifacts. Enjoy tours of Richard Nixon’s original birthplace and boyhood home, walk through the presidential helicopter that flew four Presidents, take in the splendor of the White House East Room and pay respects at the final resting places of President and Mrs. Nixon.
Information: 18001 Yorba Linda Blvd, Yorba Linda, CA 92886
Susana Bixby Bryant Ranch
Susanna Bixby Bryant Ranch, site of the Yorba Linda Heritage Museum where visitors can trace Yorba Linda’s unique heritage from Indian times to the first settlement by the Yorba family, and into the modern age.
Information: 5700 Susanna Bryant Dr, Yorba Linda, CA 92887
Yorba Linda Civic Light Opera
Lovers of the performing arts can enjoy the Yorba Linda Civic Light Opera, which offers professional musical entertainment at the city’s beautiful Forum Theater.
Black Gold Golf Club
A favorite of Orange County Golfers, this Arthur Hills designed par 72 layout stretches up to 6,756 challenging yards and incorporates several water features including a stunning waterfall off the 18th green, slight elevation changes, rolling hills, strategic bunkering and the incredible vistas overlooking coastal Orange & Los Angeles Counties, including portions of the Newport Beach Coast and Catalina Island.
Information: 1 Black Gold Dr, Yorba Linda, CA 92886
Jessamyn West Park
Quaint park in the middle of suburban Yorba Linda. Dog friendly with a cute, sponge-floored playground. Nice for an evening stroll or a picnic. You can find basketball courts, restroom facilities, grilling area & playground with swing set in the park.
Information: 19115 Yorba Linda Blvd, Yorba Linda, CA 92886