Cypress is a city in the northern region of Orange County. Cypress is a suburb of Anaheim, and is only a relatively short drive from Los Angeles, Long Beach and other Southern Californian cities, which means this is an ideal location for homes for rent. Families can easily escape to the scenic coastline or head into Anaheim or Los Angeles for premier city activities.
Cypress is also a great city for students. It has a number of public schools, as it is a part of the Anaheim Union High School District and the Cypress Elementary School District. Cypress College is also located within city limits, and it is one of the biggest employers in the area. Interested in travel? Cypress is home to one of the premier travel agencies, Mongol Global Tour. If you're not interested in taking in the sights around the world, you can relax in Cypress with one of the many restaurants, spas or malls in the area.
Facts for Renters
Cypress was originally inhabited by local Native American tribes, before being settled by the Spanish.
The area received much population and economic growth due to the Gold Rush in the late 1880s.
World War II had a major impact on Cypress, with many residents enlisting. There are several nearby Naval bases as well.
The city as it stands today is relatively young, officially forming in only 1956. For a brief while, Cypress was known as "Dairy City," due to its farming history, prior to the vote in favor of Cypress.
Cypress is home to the Los Alamitos Race Track, which holds horse racing events. It is has been a popular destination for residents for more than 50 years.