Chino is located in Southern California near the San Bernardino and Riverside County Borders. While it may not be one of the most famous cities in Southern California, Chino has a rich history going back beyond the Mexican American war in the annexation of California from Mexico. This blog talks about the rich history of the City of Chino, and what current events around the City of Chino.
Chino has long been a center of agriculture and dairy farming. Chino’s rich agricultural history dates back to the Spanish land grant forming Rancho Santa Ana del Chino. The original inhabitants of Chino were the Tongva. The Tongva had a settlement called Wapijangna in the Santa Ana River watershed. Some residents of Wapijanga were baptized at Mission San Gabriel, which was established in 1771. The Spanish crown claimed the land, at least nominally, until Mexican independence was finalized and possession fell to the Mexican government. Read more about the history of Chino HERE.
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The Chino Valley Chamber of Commerce Members include a mix of companies of all sizes and industries, from entrepreneurial start-up companies to large long-established business entities. Chino encompasses nearly 30 square miles and in addition to a well-balanced city, residents and visitors enjoy 28 parks spanning nearly 234 acres varying in size and amenities including sports fields, picnic and BBQ areas, walking paths, playgrounds. Learn more about the what the Chino Valley Chamber of Commerce can do for you by visiting their website.