East Coyote Hills

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East Coyote Hills
East Coyote Hills is located in California
East Coyote Hills
Location of East Coyote Hills in California [1]
Highest point
Elevation151 m (495 ft)
CountryUnited States
DistrictOrange County
Range coordinates33°53′32.051″N 117°54′7.216″W / 33.89223639°N 117.90200444°W / 33.89223639; -117.90200444Coordinates: 33°53′32.051″N 117°54′7.216″W / 33.89223639°N 117.90200444°W / 33.89223639; -117.90200444
Topo mapUSGS La Habra

The East Coyote Hills are a low mountain range in northern Orange County, California, mostly in the cities of Fullerton and Placentia.[1]

The hills received their name from the nearby Rancho Los Coyotes; by the 1870s they were being called Coyote Hills.[2] Most of the East Coyote Hills were developed as residential areas in the 1980s and 1990s. Several equestrian and pedestrian trails have been built through the area, as well as a golf course and Craig Regional Park.

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  1. ^ a b "East Coyote Hills". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-05-04.
  2. ^ Brigandi, Phil (2006). Orange County place names, A to Z. San Diego: Sunbelt Publications.