Yorba Linda is located in North Orange County, bordered by Anaheim to the south, Placentia to the west and Brea to the north and by unincorporated areas of Orange County. It is the birthplace of Richard Nixon and the Richard Nixon Library is located in this city.
Newer communities in Yorba Linda include:
It is known for having the largest residential lots as well as 30 horse trails that are over 100 miles in aggregate length. CNN ranked Yorba Linda as one of the best places to live in 2005 and CNN Money noted it as one of the richest cities in the U.S. and Orange County.