Anaheim Hills, California, is a community that exists within the greater city of Anaheim in Orange County, along the southern Pacific Coastal region of the state. It is composed of the eastern portions of the city and is a planned community. The community is just south of Yorba Linda in Santa Ana Mountains' foothills. The community is about 12 miles east of downtown Anaheim and about 35 miles southeast of Los Angeles.
The area is one of the most rapidly expanding and developing communities in the region. To help sort out and keep the community in order, the Anaheim Hills Planned Community Association exists, made up of 23 smaller community associations. The population of the community is estimated to be around 100,000, quite a large number for an unincorporated place, and making up about one-third of Anaheim's population of 350,000. The median household annual income for Anaheim is $47,122 and it is the second largest city in Orange County, both by population size and land area.
The public schools here are run by the Orange Unified School District and include seven elementary schools, a middle school and a high school. There also are another four large private schools providing parents several alternatives. Attractions found in Anaheim Hills include such sites as the Anaheim Hills Golf Course, Weir Canyon Regional Park and the Walnut Canyon Reservoir. Nearby in Anaheim proper, are a vast array of options, such as Disneyland, MLB's Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, the Honda Center, NHL's Anaheim Ducks and the Anaheim Convention Center.
For easy public transit access around the area, residents can choose from two public bus systems, the Metro and Orange County Transportation Authority. Two railway systems, Amtrak and Metrolink, also provide quick links to nearby cities.