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Fullerton, CA

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Fullerton is in Orange County (that's right, the O.C.), in Southern California. The city covers slightly over 22 square miles and is about 25 miles from downtown Los Angeles, 3 miles from Anaheim (the home of Disneyland), and about 20 miles from the Pacific Ocean. If you're looking for a convenient city in this part of the state, you've found it!

Getting Around in Fullerton, CA

Fullerton's downtown area is very walkable, especially the area between Hillcrest Park, and Lemon park. This is perfect for students since the Fullerton College is just adjacent to this area. For anyone living outside of downtown you will likely need a car, but with Fullerton's many major streets, it's still an easy way to get around the city.

Walk Score®
"Very Walkable"
Transit Score®
"Some Transit"
The average commuter time in Fullerton is:
15 to 19 minutes
Explore info about this city
  • Time Range
  • 25 to 29 minutes
  • 30 to 34 minutes
  • 35 to 39 minutes
  • Percentage of workers
  • 4.56%
  • 14.61%
  • 2.42%


<p>If you'd like to get outside and enjoy the sunshine in Fullerton, you'll have plenty of activities to choose from. The city has many golf courses, parks, and trails, so it's easy to stay active and healthy. From haunted family campouts to Kung-Fu, the Fullerton Parks and Recreation Department has organized tons of fun for residents of all ages. Living in Fullerton, you're also not far from the beach. This is California, where life is a day at the beach!</p>

Fullerton Market

<p>The community of Fullerton is quite active and there are many events going on throughout the year, including some great ones for the shopper in us all. The Farmers' Market and the Fullerton Market are the perfect places to shop for fresh veggies, fruits, eggs, honey, plants, baked goods, and more. Also, don't miss the Winter Festival which is held every December. Besides offering a number of activities like crafts, a tree lighting ceremony, and a visit from Santa, it is also the perfect time to do a little Christmas shopping since the downtown shopping district stays open late specifically for the event.</p>