Pomona Travel Guide, California
Pomona is a great travel destination for all those who are looking forward to spend their vacations in complete relaxation and enjoyment. A large number of people from different parts of the globe visit this city in order to take pleasure in its great tourist attractions and rich history and culture. Being the fifth biggest city in the entire Los Angeles County, Pomona is a highly admired destination for people of all ages. As per the 2000 census, the Pomona city’s population was about 149,473. In the year 2005, the population of this beautiful city rose to 160,815.
The city is also well known for being home to the L.A. County Fair and the Los Angeles County Fairgrounds. Apart from the educational assets of Pomona, this marvelous city is also popular for conducting the NHRA Powerade Winternationals Drag Racing and serving as a great venue. The city of Pomona is bordered by other cites like San Dimas from the northwest, Chino and Montclair from the east, Claremont and La Verne from the north, South San Jose Hills, Industry and Walnut from the southwest and Diamond Bar from the south. Also, the San Bernardino/Los Angeles county line makes most of Pomona’s eastern as well as southern boundaries. This marvelous city of Pomona got its name from the Roman ancient fruit goddess, Pomona.
This city is also a famous one due to its blend of both private as well as public schools. The two known private schools located on the Holt Blvd are the Pomona Catholic High School and the St. Joseph Elementary School. Most of the city and also its surrounding region are duly served by Pomona Unified School District. On the other hand, the city’s northern section is zoned to Claremont Unified School District.
The city is also a location of the California State Polytechnic University. This university was founded on the breakfast cereal site and is located on the western corner of the city. The university is well known for its architectural and engineering programs. Other institutions of this city include the Western University of Health Sciences. The best part about this place is that it is full of natural and scenic beauty. Also, the travelers love to visit this city due to the fact that it has a large number of places to visit and enjoy. Even the events and festivals celebrated in this city are exceptional and drive a large number of tourists from all across the world.
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