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City of Irvine                             

Charter City
Incorporated: December 28, 1971
City Hall: 1 Civic Center Plaza, PO Box 19575, Irvine, CA 92623-9575
City Telephones: (949) 724-6000; Fax (949) 724-6045
Internet: http://www.ci.irvine.ca.us
Population (2000 Census): 143,072 (1990 Census: 110,330) (For latest estimated population, click here)
Population Density (2000 Census): 3,098
Population Under Age 18 (2000 Census): 23.5% (1990 Census: 24.4%)
Population Over Age 64 (2000 Census): 7.2% (1990 Census: 5.8%)
Land Area: 46.18 square miles (119.61 square kilometers)
Water Area: 0.31 square miles (0.81 square kilometers)
Geographic Coordinates (Latitude/Longitude): 33.684065-117.792581

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Irvine Chamber of Commerce: 17755 Sky Park Circle, #101, Irvine, CA 92614; (949) 660-9112; Fax (949) 660-0829

The city was named for James Irvine, original owner of the giant Irvine Ranch upon which it was founded. The original post office in the area, established in 1899, was named Myford, because another post office named Irvine existed in up north in Calaveras County. It was renamed Irvine in 1914.

 

 

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