Facts About Fontana
Fontana has an estimated population of 208,393, as of 2019, making it the second-most populous city in San Bernardino County and the 19th largest in the state of California.
Fontana is a city in San Bernardino County, California.
Fontana was Founded by Azariel Blanchard Miller in 1913, it remained essentially rural until World War II when entrepreneur Henry J. Kaiser built a large steel mill in the area.
The Hells Angels Motorcycle Club was founded in Fontana, in 1948.
The name Fontana is Italian for fountain or water source, being in close proximity to the Santa Ana River to the east.
The City of Fontana was incorporated on June 25, 1952
Fontana has a half marathon run and a 5K run annually, known for runners scoring personal records because of a downward slope throughout the entire course.
The City and its Sphere of Influence encompass an area of approximately 52.4 square miles.
Fontana has been nicknamed the “Inland Empire” because of its location around numerous lakes, mountains, desert areas and close proximity to Los Angeles.
The elevation of Fontana is 377 m above sea level.