Historically a railroad hub, Santa Ana is now composed of organized districts and a buzzing downtown full of both residential and retail areas. Many large corporations have chosen Santa Ana for their base, including Behr Paint, Xerox Corporation, and T-Mobile, which are among the major employers. Getting around the city is a breeze because the Santa Ana Freeway, otherwise known as I-5, runs right through it. The Santa Ana mountains lie nearby and offer many adventures for hikers, bikers, and outdoor enthusiasts. The classic California weather makes for a hot summer with a Mediterranean climate. The infamous Santa Ana winds are known for whipping a breeze through the area on hot days.

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In its position as the prestigious county seat of Orange County, Santa Ana makes its mark on California through its beautiful architecture, coastal atmosphere, and classic West Coast character. The homes of the densely populated city vary from beach-style condos to modern townhouses to luxury villas that echo tropical elegance. Between ranch houses, multi-floor homes, and split-level constructions, there's a lot for future residents of Santa Ana to choose from. One thing is for sure: It's sunny in Santa Ana no matter what part of the city you live in.

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