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This Day in Orange County History: South County Municipal Birthdays

In anticipation of Orange County’s 125th anniversary, we are highlighting some milestone dates in Orange County’s history.  Today’s date is significant to two South County cities, and tomorrow is significant for one more.  On March 5, 1991 the City of Laguna Hills incorporated as a city, and on the same day, the City of Lake Forest voted to incorporate as well.  Ten years and a day later, on March 6, 2001, Aliso Viejo voted to incorporate as a city.

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