Fontana is a city in San Bernardino County, California. Founded by Azariel Blanchard Miller in 1913, it remained essentially rural until World War II, when entrepreneur Henry J. Kaiser built a large steel mill in the area. It is now a regional hub of the trucking industry, with the east–west Interstate 10 and State Route 210 crossing the city and Interstate 15 passing diagonally through its north-western quadrant.
Fontana has a population of over 214,547 people. Fontana also forms part of the wider Inland Empire (Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario) metropolitan area which has a population of over 4,224,851 people. Fontana is the #373 hipster city in the world, with a hipster score of 1.9498 according to the Hipster Index which evaluates and ranks the major cities of the world according to the number of vegan eateries, coffee shops, tattoo studios, vintage boutiques, and record stores per 100,000 city residents.
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