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Among those who came with Portolá were José Manuel Nieto and José Antonio Yorba.Both these men were given land grants—Rancho Los Nietos and Rancho Santiago de Santa Ana, respectively. The Nieto ranches were known as Rancho Los Alamitos, Rancho Las Bolsas, and Rancho Los Coyotes.The link made Orange County an accessible weekend retreat for celebrities of early Hollywood.It was deemed so significant that Pacific City changed its name to Huntington Beach in honor of Henry E.But subsequent voter initiatives and court actions have caused the airport plan to be permanently shelved. It is the smallest county by area in Southern California.
Members of the Tongva, Juaneño, and Luiseño Native American groups long inhabited the area.After several failed attempts in previous sessions, the California legislature passed a bill authorizing the portion of Los Angeles County south of Coyote Creek to hold a referendum on whether to remain part of Los Angeles County or to secede and form a new county to be named “Orange” as directed by the legislature.Such referendum required a 2/3 vote for secession to take place, and subsequently on June 4, 1889, the residents south of Coyote Creek voted 2,509 to 500 in favor of secession.Orange County is included in the Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, Metropolitan Statistical Area. Older cities like Santa Ana, Anaheim, and Fullerton have traditional downtowns dating back to the 19th century, while newer commercial development or "edge cities" stretch along I-5 between Disneyland and Santa Ana and between South Coast Plaza and the Irvine Business Complex, and cluster at Irvine Spectrum.Northern and Central Orange County, while single-family homes are still prevalent, is relatively more urbanized and dense, while beyond Irvine, the county is relatively less dense, though still contiguous, suburban and not exurban.