Burbank was founded on May 1, 1887 and finally incorporated on July 8, 1911. Visitors and residents of Burbank can enjoy the mild climate of the city. 63 degrees is the average yearly temperature. Burbank is blessed sunshine most of the year and calming winds.
Burbank is centrally located so both visitors and residents of the city can enjoy all that Southern California has to offer. Burbank is also host to 22 parks totaling 2,199.57 acres, of which 141.13 are developed. There are 2 municipal swimming pools, 20 tennis courts, 3 community/gymnasium facilities, 2 senior citizen centers, 13 ball fields, and 1 outdoor concert amphitheater. There is also 1 municipal golf complex, including regulation 18 holes on 113.29 acres housing a driving range, and a 3-par course.
Burbank is located in Los Angeles County on the northern city limits of Los Angeles between Thousand Oaks and Pasadena along Highway 118 near Lake Piru and Castaic Lake.