Montclair is located in the state of California and a city in Pomona Valley, situated in the southwestern part of San Bernardino County. The earliest inhabitants recorded were the Native Americans from the Serrano tribe. The Serranos were able to establish their own village that is situated along the creek called Arroyo de Los Alisos, which is presently known as the San Antonio Creek, wherein it flows along a route that passes through Mills Avenue, and up to the western border of the city. In the 1900s, 1,000 acres tract land was surveyed and was then called Monet Vista, and a small settlement in the south of Monte Vista was established by 1907. The settlement was largely into citrus growing by putting up orchards. At the start of 1956, Monte Vista was then developed as a residential area after the end of World War II, and the tract was then incorporated later changed its name Montclair. The City of Montclair regularly holds community activities for its residents, which includes live performances, music events, neighbor dinners, and shared holiday celebrations. Locals looking for novelty can simply travel to any of the surrounding cities such as Ontario, Chino, Rancho Cucamonga, and Claremont, all of which offer their own unique entertainment and activities. They can also drive north to the Mt. Baldy and the Angles National Forest, south to the most beautiful beaches in California, west to Los Angeles, and east to the historic Route 66. As a small city with big plans, Montclair continues to attract an interesting mix of families, retirees, and young professionals who want to be away from the city rush without sacrificing access to key amenities.
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