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Did You Know These About Fontana?

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Some people get easily attracted by greenery, some by latest clothes & accessories, some by whopping state-of-the-art buildings, some by roadside jugglers, some by beauty of the nature, some by a laughter of a kid, some by posh cars, everyone has one's own reason and cravings to get carried away, but let us tell you, Fontana has got some interesting & intriguing secrets in its store that can entice you all alike. To believe our claim, scroll down and read on and decide on how much you find this place astonishing. Go ahead!

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The city welcomes approx. 48,000 vehicles per day due to the establishment of three prime state highways. As a corollary, the city has become a hub of trucking industry.
  • Many renowned centers of product distribution for noteworthy companies, namely, Target, Mercedes-Benz, Avery Dennison, Toyota, and many more are based in Fontana.
  • Fontana is famed as a host of  the Fontana Days Run marathon, the downward slope here makes it fastest half marathon.
  • The ever-bootlegger and mobster, Al Capone once resided in Fontana.
  • The American Agriculture Department lab, during the period from 1928-1965 was the very first in the US was based in Fontana. It's mission was to take care of rabbits and their breeding, .
  • Fontana is also fondly called "Fontucky" also.
  • The largest branch of the San Bernadino County Library system-, Lewis Library and Technology Center is based in Fontana.
  • Fontana Horseshoe Pitching Club stands amongst one of only 21 official horseshoe pitches nestled in Southern California.
  • National Arbor Day Foundation honored Fontana with 'Tree City USA designation' 15 years in a row to acknowledge its active tree management plan.
  • The city was founded by Azariel B. Miller in 1913.
  • The city was incorporated in 1952.
  • Fontana is the second-most populous city situated in San Bernardino county and the 20th largest in California.
  • Fontana has no city charter. It is known to be a general law city.
  • A council-manager form of government governs the city.
  • Fontana is also fondly called “Inland Empire” because of its geographical position around desert areas, lakes, mountains, and closeness to Los Angeles.
  • California Speedway, which hosts various small races and two NASCAR races every year.
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