Located in beautiful Orange County, California, Seal Beach is a great small city.  Seal Beach is situated in the western most corner of Orange County.  Seal Beach is bordered by Long Beach and San Pedro Bay on the northwest, Huntington Beach and Huntington Harbor on the southwest, Los Alamitos on the north and Westminster and Garden Grove on the east.  It is valuable to note while bordered by Long Beach; Long Beach is in Los Angeles County. Seal Beach is just 29 miles from Los Angeles and 102 miles from San Diego.  Seal Beach was incorporated and choose their name in the same year, 1915, prior to that, Seal Beach was called both “Anaheim Landing” and Bay City.  Currently this recreation oriented city is known locally as the “Friendly City.”  The population is approximately 25,000 people. 

Seal Beach has a wide variety of real estate options.  With so many options available it is best to work with the experienced real estate professionals of the Franco Team. Seal Beach is divided into several areas; a large senior community called Leisure World, the 5256 acres of the Seal Beach Naval Weapons Station, 920 acres of the Seal Beach National Wildlife Refuge and the remainder of the city, where most the residences are located. The first three groups occupy 2/3 of the land mass of the 13.23 square miles of the city.  The remaining area of the city has a large variety of real estate to choose from; condos, commercial, starter homes, family homes and custom built ocean front estates.  Among the many different neighborhoods that make up Seal Beach, are Leisure World, Old Town, Heron Point, College Park West and The Hill.  There are both guard gated communities and non-guard gated communities to choose amongst.  There are many view properties in Seal Beach; the views include the Pacific Ocean, whitewater, Seal Beach Pier, coastline, city night lights and picture perfect sunsets. The home values range from $175,000 to five million dollars.

Seal Beach is a wonderful family oriented community with many outdoor activities.  The city has a large number of parks with a variety of amenities.  There is an aquatics center, tennis courts and soccer fields. Many of the local parks offer several classes throughout the year, for residents to participate in. Seal Beach has a very active senior center, as well.  The Seal Beach Pier is a great place for meeting people and taking in the sea life.  Seal Beach Pier is the second longest wooden pier in California.

Students residing in Seal Beach, attend schools in the award winning Los Alamitos School District.  The elementary schools include McGaugh Elementary School, Hopkinson Elementary School, Rossmoor Elementary, Lee Elementary and Weaver Elementary School.  There are two middle schools; Oak Middle School and McAuliffe Middle School.  There is just one high school; Los Alamitos High School.  There are 24 private schools in the area, including the blue ribbon award winning Orange County High School of the Arts to Santa Ana, which is now a charter school. The other private schools include California Virtual Academy, Liberty Christian and LePort School.

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