Located at Orange County's northernmost corner, La Habra today is 7.3 square miles, with a population of nearly 62,000. A quiet bedroom community, it is conveniently located within an hour's drive of many beaches, mountain, and desert recreation areas.
A full-service city employing over 250 full-time people, La Habra provides a full range of services, including police protection, water and sanitation services, street maintenance, and animal control. Police equipment, as well as the communications system, is state-of-the-art. The City's water supply has been diversified to produce a lower cost and more flexible delivery system to its customers. Within the City are 3 outstanding school districts, which combined, operate 8 elementary schools, 3 middle schools, and 2 high schools. A number of private and specialty schools also exist including preschools and those for the developmentally challenged. The City continues to focus on public safety, economic enhancement, redevelopment, beautification, and infrastructure improvements.
La Habra also offers a distinctive and well-rounded program of civic, recreational, social and cultural services to its residents, including 20 parks, a Children's Museum, Community Theater, Tennis Center, and diverse Community Center. Community services include ESL, Community Resource Center, facility rentals, an active volunteer program, and a variety of recreation classes and excursions, and senior programs.