Huntington Beach is an Orange County, ocean front city. Huntington Beach is the largest seaside city in the county.  The city was incorporated in 1909.  Huntington Beach has earned different nicknames over the years, locally it is known as HB or “Surf City, USA.”  The city is bordered by the Pacific Ocean, Seal Beach, Costa Mesa, Newport Beach, Westminster and Fountain Valley.  Like most cities in Orange County, Huntington Beach, is ideally located between Los Angeles and San Diego.  Huntington Beach hosts many live performances and art shows, however HB is most widely known for its surf and beach culture. Huntington Beach boasts having the longest beach in Orange County at 8.5 miles.

Huntington Beach has consistent surf waves throughout the year.  The waves along “Surf City’s” beaches are created by the edge-diffraction of the open ocean swells about Catalina Island.  In the summer season, the waves are generated from the combination of storms and hurricanes in the Southern Hemisphere.  In the winter months, the waves are created by the North Pacific.  The beaches in Huntington Beach are also well known for horseback riding, beach volleyball, and jogging. In the evenings, the beach is a popular place for a bon fire.  Huntington Beach even has a Dog Beach, a special place to hang out with your four legged friends. From fishing to family picnics, there is a beach in HB for everyone. 

Huntington Beach is highly desirable community to search for real estate.  The city is broken up in for four quadrants; South, West, Northwest and Northeast. Each area is made up smaller neighborhoods, such as, Bel Air, Admiralty Island, Beachside and Tuscany.  Homes values in this city range anywhere from 300,000 to 400,000 for a starter home to four million dollars plus for an Oceanside front custom estate.  With so many different choices in Huntington Beach, it is best to work with the real estate experts of the Franco Team, to find the perfect home. There are both gated and non-gated neighborhoods available in HB.  The views from Huntington Beach homes can include; the Pacific Ocean, white water, Catalina Island, the coastline, city night lights and picture perfect sunsets.

Students in Huntington Beach attended schools in the Huntington Beach City School District.  There are seven elementary schools, two middle schools and one high school.  The shared values amongst the schools include high academic standards, that each student will learn to their full potential, that collaboration between staff, students, parents and community is  necessary, and in data and research based instruction. There are 24 private schools in Huntington Beach, as well.  Among them are the Carden Academy, Coastline Christian School, LePort School and Pattis Preschool.

               

 

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