city of Westminster, California is located at
the north west end of Orange County. Incorporated
in 1957, the city is bordered by Huntington Beach,
Garden Grove, Seal Beach and Fountain Valley.
Westminster also surrounds most of the unincorporated
area of Midway City.
largely in an area now named Little Saigon, a
large number of Vietnamese refugees came to the
city in the 70s and 80s and established residency
here. This prompted the construction and development
of Southeast Asian businesses, restaurants, and
professional services which not only added to
the commercial base of the city, but has become
a popular tourist attraction.
the All-America City Award in 1996, Westminster
has become a vibrant community with much to offer
it's residents and visitors. Coastline Community
College serves the community at its satellite
campus located adjacent to the Westminster Rose
Center, which includes a 411 seat theater and
convention/banquet center for community events
and programs. Westminster Mall is the city's major
shopping mall which contains more than 180 stores.