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City of Westminster             

General Law City
Incorporated: March 27, 1957
City Hall:
8200 Westminster Blvd, Westminster, CA 92683
City Telephones: (714) 898-3311; Fax (714) 373-4684
Internet: http://www.ci.westminster.ca.us
Population (2000 Census): 88,207 (1990 Census: 78,118) (For latest estimated population, click here)
Population Density (2000 Census): 8,725
Population Under Age 18 (2000 Census): 25.9% (1990 Census: 25.2%)
Population Over Age 64 (2000 Census): 11.2% (1990 Census: 9.4%)
Land Area: 10.11 square miles (26.19 square kilometers)
Water Area: 0.00 square miles (0.00 square kilometers)
Geographic Coordinates (Latitude/Longitude): 33.751418-117.993929

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Westminster Chamber of Commerce: 14491 Beach Blvd, Westminster, CA 92683; (714) 898-9648; Fax (714) 373-1499

The community was founded in 1870 by Presbyterian Reverend Lemuel P. Webber as a temperance colony for those who shared his religious and moral ideals. The name Westminster was adopted in honor of the Westminster Assembly of 1643 that established the basic tenets of the Presbyterian Church.

 

 

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