Irvine, California

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City of Irvine
Downtown Irvine overhead.jpg
Motto(s): Innovation. Integrity. Professionalism. Flexibility. Responsiveness.
Location of Irvine within Orange County, California.
Location of Irvine within Orange County, California.
Coordinates: 33°41′3″N 117°47′33″W / 33.68417°N 117.79250°W / 33.68417; -117.79250Coordinates: 33°41′3″N 117°47′33″W / 33.68417°N 117.79250°W / 33.68417; -117.79250
Country United States United States
State California California
County Orange
 • Type Council-Manager
 • Mayor Sukhee Kang
 • City Council Beth Krom
Larry Agran
Steven Choi
Christina Shea
 • City Manager Sean Joyce
 • Total 180.5 km2 (69.7 sq mi)
 • Land 179.7 km2 (69.4 sq mi)
 • Water 0.8 km2 (0.3 sq mi)
Elevation 17 m (45 ft)
Population (January 1, 2009)
 • Total 212,793
 • Density 1,184.2/km2 (3,067/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code 92602, 92603, 92604, 92606, 92612, 92614, 92616, 92617, 92618, 92619, 92620, 92623, 92697, 92709, 92710
Area code(s) 714/949
FIPS code 06-36770[1]
GNIS feature ID 1660804[2]
Area notes
Sphere of Influence 25.6 miles
Misc. Information
City flower Lily of the Nile
City tree Cinnamomum_camphora
City insect Western Swallowtail Butterfly
City vegetable Asparagus

Irvine (pronounced /ˈɜrvaɪn/) is a city in Orange County, California, United States. It is a planned city, mostly made by the Irvine Company since the 1960s. The city was formally incorporated on December 28, 1971. The 69.7 square mile (180.5 km2)[source?] city has a population of about 212,793 (as of January 1, 2009).[3] It has united in the past an undeveloped area to the north, and has also united the former El Toro Marine Corps Air Station, most of which is planned to be converted into the Orange County Great Park.

Irvine is part of the Greater Los Angeles Area.

References[change | change source]

  1. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. "E-1 Population Estimates for Cities, Counties and the State with Annual Percent Change — January 1, 2008 and 2009". California Department of Finance. 2009-05. Retrieved 2009-05-02.  Check date values in: |date= (help)