Westminster, California

Westminster: A city in Orange County, California. It is located in the southeastern part of the county. Westminster is known for its many parks and green spaces, its many historical sites, and its many attractions, such as the Westminster City Hall and the Westminster Chinese Historical Society.

About

Westminster is a city located in the county of Orange in the U.S. state of California. Its population at the 2010 census was 89,701. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 89,740 inhabitants.

The city was created 154 years ago in 1869.

Westminster is located in northern Orange County, California. It was founded as a religious community in 1870 by Rev. Lemuel Webber. Westminster was incorporated as a city in 1957.

Key Facts About Westminster

Population: Approximately 92,000 as of 2019

Economy: Major Westminster employers include Boeing, Cambro Manufacturing, Vans, and the Westminster School District. Retail, healthcare, and manufacturing are important.

Geography: Westminster is situated along the Pacific Coast and borders other Orange County cities like Huntington Beach. The city spans just over 10 square miles.

Things to Do in Westminster

Some top attractions and activities in Westminster include:

  • Westminster Mall - Large regional shopping mall anchored by major department stores like Macy’s and JC Penney.
  • Westminster Rose Center - 14-acre park featuring thousands of rose plants, fountains and gazebos for photos.
  • Little Saigon - Neighborhood known for delicious Vietnamese restaurants, bakeries and shops.
  • Westminster Skate Park - Popular skate park for boarders and BMX riders of all skill levels.
  • Vietnam War Memorial - Moving tribute to fallen soldiers from the Vietnam War era. Located at Sid Goldstein Freedom Park.

In summary, Westminster is a thriving Orange County city with vibrant culture in Little Saigon and access to shopping, dining and coastal recreation.

Westminster locator map
Location of Westminster on California map.

Quick Facts about Westminster

Population : 89,740 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : California (United States)
County : Orange County
Phone Area Codes : 714
Water as percent of area : 0%
Land as percent of area : 100%
Altitude : 39 feet / 12 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1870 (154 years ago)
Time Zone : Pacific Time Zone
Local time : 04:05:18 (13th June 2024)
Postal code : 92683
Population growth : 0.04% (2010-2020)
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Geography

Westminster is located at 33°45'33"N 118°0'24"W (33.7591800, -118.0067300). It has 2 neighbors: Garden Grove and Huntington Beach.

Westminster map

Westminster has 2 neighbours.

  • Garden Grove The fourth most populous city in Orange County, California. It is located in the southern part of the county. Garden Grove is known for its many Vietnamese restaurants, its many parks and green spaces, and its many attractions, such as the Garden Grove Historical Museum and the Garden Grove Park.
  • Huntington Beach The most populous city in Orange County, California. It is located on the coast of California. Huntington Beach is known for its many beaches, its many surfing competitions, and its many attractions, such as the Huntington Beach Pier and the Huntington Beach Museum of Art.

Demographics

The population of Westminster increased by 0.04% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 89,701 - census
2011 90,710 1.11% estimation process
2012 91,223 0.56% estimation process
2013 91,624 0.44% estimation process
2014 91,555 -0.08% estimation process
2015 91,582 0.03% estimation process
2016 91,510 -0.08% estimation process
2017 91,176 -0.37% estimation process
2018 90,742 -0.48% estimation process
2019 90,643 -0.11% estimation process
2020 89,740 -1.01% estimation process

Westminster zip code is 92683. County name: Orange, County fips: 06059

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People born in Westminster (23)

People born in Westminster, including film score composer Geoff Zanelli, basketball player Mark Eaton, soccer player Paul Caligiuri, .

List

  • Deen Castronovo (Journey drummer Castronovo) he was born in 17/08/1964
  • Gerald Laird (baseball player from the United States) he was born in 13/11/1979
  • Anthony Coleman (American basketball player) he was born in 06/10/1982
  • Nam Phan (American martial artist) he was born in 13/03/1983
  • Albert Jesse Bowley, Sr. (United States general) he was born in 24/11/1875
  • Corey Black (American jockey) he was born in 11/01/1969
  • David Sutton (Player of American football) he was born in 30/05/1984
  • Glenn Parker (NFL football player) he was born in 22/04/1966
  • Mike Burns (American baseball player) he was born in 14/07/1978
  • Ryan Klesko (American baseball player) he was born in 12/06/1971
  • Steve Montgomery (American baseball player) he was born in 25/12/1970
  • Mariah Nogueira (American soccer player) she was born in 22/02/1991
  • Adam Hayward (American football player) he was born in 23/06/1984
  • Kevin Feterik (American football player) he was born in 14/09/1977
  • Greg Mahle (baseball player) he was born in 17/04/1993
  • Adonis Amaya (US association football player) he was born in 10/11/1996
  • Dylan Rieder (American skateboarder (1988-2016)) he was born in 26/05/1988
  • Jarin Blaschke (camera operator) he was born in 28/09/1978

Schools in Westminster

College & universities near Westminster, CA

Code Name City ZIP
393861 Asian-American International Beauty College Westminster (CA) 92683
111513 Career Academy of Beauty Garden Grove (CA) 92845
115126 Golden West College Huntington Beach (CA) 92647-2710
108348 The Academy of Radio and TV Broadcasting Huntington Beach (CA) 92647
371830 CRU Institute of Cosmetology and Barbering Garden Grove (CA) 92845-4321

Stations (48)

Amtrak & bus stations near Westminster, CA

Code Name Address Type
ANA Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center 2150 East Katella Avenue RAIL
SNA Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center 1000 East Santa Ana Boulevard RAIL
FUL Fullerton Transportation Center 120 East Santa Fe Avenue RAIL
LBC Long Beach, California 601 North Long Beach Blvd. BUS
SPD San Pedro (Catalina Terminal), California 1st Stop: N.Front & Swinford, Berth 95, Catalina BUS

Post offices near Westminster

Post Office Name City ZIP
Goldenw Post Office Westminster (CA) 92684
Westminster Mall Post Office Westminster (CA) 92683
Midway City Post Office Midway City (CA) 92655
Westminster Post Office Westminster (CA) 92685
West Garden Grov Post Office Garden Grove (CA) 92846

Other places with the same name (6)

  • Westminster , Colorado The most populous city in Adams County, Colorado. It is located in the Denver metropolitan area. Westminster is known for its many parks and green spaces, its many historical sites, and its many attractions, such as the Westminster City Park and the Westminster Historical Museum. with a population of 115,046 people.
  • Westminster , Maryland city in northern Maryland, United States with a population of 18,712 people.
  • Westminster , Massachusetts town in Massachusetts with a population of 8,091 people.
  • Westminster , Vermont town in Vermont, USA with a population of 2,952 people.
  • Westminster , South Carolina city in South Carolina with a population of 2,598 people.

Other cities in Orange County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Orange County , CA. (more)

City Name Population Title
Anaheim 353,676 The second most populous city in Orange County, California and the center of the Anaheim metropolitan area.
Santa Ana 331,301 The most populous city in Orange County, California and the center of the Santa Ana metropolitan area.
Irvine 283,700 A city located in Orange County, California.
Huntington Beach 198,246 The most populous city in Orange County, California.
Garden Grove 171,366 The fourth most populous city in Orange County, California.
Fullerton 139,921 The eighth most populous city in Orange County, California.
Orange 138,192 The sixth most populous city in California.
Costa Mesa 112,366 The most populous city in Orange County, California.
Mission Viejo 94,242 A city in Orange County, California.
Newport Beach 86,834 A city in Orange County, California.
Lake Forest 85,329 A city in Orange County, California.
Buena Park 81,269 A city in Orange County, California.
Tustin 79,815 A city in Orange County, California.
Yorba Linda 68,027 A city in Orange County, California.
Laguna Niguel 64,569 The most populous city in Orange County, California.
San Clemente 64,551 The most populous city in Orange County, California.

Distance to Other Cities

Westminster distances to largest California cities