Villa Park is an affluent city in northern Orange County, California, near and surrounded by the city of Orange, and close to Anaheim Hills, that incorporated in 1962. The city is largely zoned for single-family residences on lots that average about 20,000 square feet, or 1/2 acre, in size. Within the city limits there is one small shopping center that includes a Ralph’s “Fresh Fare” grocery store, three banks, a pharmacy with a postal substation, and a variety of stores and offices. City Hall, including a community room, and a branch of the Orange County Public Libraries system is adjacent to the city’s only shopping center.
There are no public parks within city limits; many homes have pools and/or tennis courts. hroughout are trees and flower beds in planted medians and parkways.
There are four public schools with the city: Serrano and Villa Park Elementary Schools, Cerro Villa Middle School, and Villa Park High School. All are operated by the Orange Unified School District (the city’s largest employer).