Westminster, CA

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Westminster is a city in Orange County, California. It was founded in 1870 by Rev. Lemuel Webber as a Presbyterian temperance colony. Its name is taken from the Westminster Assembly of 1643, which laid out the basic tenets of the Presbyterian faith. For several years of its early history, its farmers refused to grow grapes because they associated grapes with alcohol.

History of Westminster, CA

Westminster was incorporated in 1957 as Tri-City because it was the amalgamation of three cities: Westminster, Barber City, and Midway City. Midway City ultimately turned down incorporation, leaving Barber City to be absorbed into the newly incorporated City of Westminster. The former Barber City was located in the western portion of the current city of Westminster.

Population of Westminster, CA

The population of Westminster, CA had a population of 89,701 in the 2010 United States Census.

Top employers in Westminster, CA

  • Westminster School District
  • Southern California Edison
  • Ito Farms
  • Kindred Hospital Westminster
  • City of Westminster
  • BE Aerospace
  • Wal-Mart
  • Sears
  • Westminster High School

Westminster, CA Zip Codes: 92683, 92684, 92685

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