General Law city
Incorporated: December 4, 1978
City Hall: 1245 N Hacienda Blvd, La Habra Heights, California 90631
Population (2020 Census): 5,682 (Also see latest State Population Estimates and Earlier decennial Census Counts).
Population Under Age 18 (2020 Census): 16.8%
Population Density (2020 Census): 922.6 persons per square mile
Housing Units: 2,022
Persons Per Housing Unit: 2.8
Land Area: 6.16 square miles (15.95 square kilometers)
Water Area: 0.00 square miles (0.01 square kilometers)
Total Area: 6.16 square miles (15.95 square kilometers)
Geographic Coordinates (Latitude/Longitude): 33.958959 -117.948973
Habra is an old Spanish word for gorge or a pass through mountains. The area was so named because it was on a pass through the Puente Hills. The term was also used in the name of the land grant La Canada del Habra in 1839. Heights was added to distinguish the community from nearby La Habra.
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