Garden Grove, California, a city in Orange County. It is about 13 miles (21 km) east of downtown Long Beach and 24 miles (39 km) southeast of downtown Los Angeles. Garden Grove is mainly a residential city but has some light manufacturing. It is a commercial center for locally grown and processed produce, especially citrus fruit. Disneyland and Knott's Berry Farm are nearby.
Garden Grove was founded in 1877. It grew slowly and in 1950 still had fewer than 4,000 inhabitants. The city has since undergone extremely rapid growth. It was incorporated as a city in 1956.