T he city of Fountain Valley, known as “A Nice Place to Live,” was incorporated in 1957 and is located in the heart of Orange County just North of Huntington Beach and Costa Mesa and just south of Santa Ana and Anaheim.
Newer communities in Fountain Valley include:
One of Fountain Valley’s greatest amenities is Mile Square Park which totals 640 acres of land. There are three regional golf courses, two regulation soccer fields, baseball and softball diamonds, an archery range, two fishing lakes, a wilderness area, bike and paddle boat operations and a picnic area within the park. The park serves a wide variety of visitors including annual company picnics, group organizations, families and individuals. There is also a newly expanded recreation center and sports park located on the westside of the park which contains a full indoor gym with racketball courts and community rooms and 15 ball fields, 3 dedicated softball fields, a walking trail, playground and great lawn for community events.
The City’s proximity to freeways and two major airports makes it great for transportation. Fountain Valley is home to the national headquarters for Hyundai Motor America and D-Link Corporation and has recently seen an increase in commercial jobs with the growth of a commercial center known as the “Southpark” district.