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23 Facts About Anaheim
Anaheim remained largely an agricultural community until Disneyland opened in 1955.
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Downtown Anaheim has three mixed-use historic districts, the largest of which is the Anaheim Colony.
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Anaheim's name is a blend of Ana, after the nearby Santa Ana River, and German -heim meaning "home", which is a common Germanic place name compound .
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Anaheim came up with many new ideas for irrigating orange groves and shared his ideas with other landowners.
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Anaheim was not only successful, he helped other landowners and businesspeople succeed as well.
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Ben Baxter and other landowners helped to make Anaheim a thriving rural community before the opening of Disneyland transformed the city.
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The Klan in Anaheim quickly collapsed; its newspaper closed after losing a libel suit, and the minister who led the local Klavern moved to Kansas.
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In 1993, Anaheim gained its own National Hockey League team when The Walt Disney Company founded the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim.
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Anaheim is located at and is approximately 25 miles southeast of downtown Los Angeles.
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Anaheim is bordered on the south by Stanton, Garden Grove, and Orange .
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Anaheim Canyon is home to the second-largest business park in Orange County.
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The "of Anaheim" was included in the official name to comply with a provision of the team's lease at Angel Stadium which requires that "Anaheim" be included in the team's name.
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Anaheim sued Angels Baseball LP in Orange County Superior Court, and a jury trial was completed in early February 2006, resulting in a victory for the Angels franchise.
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Anaheim appealed the court decision with the California Court of Appeal in May 2006.
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Anaheim was, at one point in time, one of the most politically conservative major cities in the United States.
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Anaheim has decided to bury power lines along major transportation corridors, converting its electricity system for aesthetic and reliability reasons.
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Anaheim is home to 74 public schools, of which 47 serve elementary students, nine are junior high schools, fourteen are high schools and three offer alternative education.
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Anaheim has two private universities: Anaheim University and Southern California Institute of Technology .
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