La Habra, CA
La Habra is a city in the northwestern corner of Orange County, California, United States. In the 2010 census, the city had a population of 60,239. Its related city, La Habra Heights, is located to the north of La Habra, and is in Los Angeles County. In 1839, when vast herds of Mexican cattle and horses grazed over the hills and valleys of southern California, Mariano Reyes Roldan was granted 6,698 acres (27km2) and named his land Rancho Caada de La Habra. The name referred to the Pass Through the Hills, the natural pass to the north first discovered by Spanish explorers of the Portola expedition in 1769. In the 1860s, Abel Stearns purchased Rancho La Habra.