Tarzana – Named after Movie Character 'Tarzan'

on March 16, 2003

Residents of Tarzana (pop. 28,500) named the town in 1927 as a tribute to the character made famous by Edgar Rice Burroughs in Tarzan of the Apes. The town grew up around the ranch that Burroughs bought in 1919, which he named Tarzana.

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