T he city of Garden Grove, motto “The City of Youth and Ambition,” is conveniently located less than one mile from Disneyland, seven mile from Knotts Berry Farm and nine miles from local beaches. Garden Grove schools have been rated as some of the best and safest. It is also home to the highest number of churches and places of worship per capita in California, including the world-famous Crystal Cathedral. Garden Grove is home to several annual cultural events that celebrate the Vietnamese, Korean, Arabic and American heritage. The Strawberry Festival (celebrating 50 years) is the largest community based Memorial day event the western U.S.
Newer communities in Garden Grove include:
Garden Grove has a proud reputation for its commitment to volunteerism, along with many services to offer its community including employment and educational programs. The city’s staff is made up of over 600 full-time employees and is supported by more than 100 volunteers. There are seven fire stations, thirteen police stations/substations which make the city one of the safest places to live in California.