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10 Interesting Facts About Huntington Beach

Facts About Huntington Beach

  • Huntington Beach is a seaside city in Orange County in Southern California
  • The city is named after American businessman Henry E. Huntington.
  • According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 31.9 square miles, 26.7 sq mi of it is land and 5.1 sq mi of it is water.
  • The entire city of Huntington Beach lies in area codes 657 and 714, except for small parts of Huntington Harbour, which is in the 562 area code.
  • The city was featured in the TruTV series Ocean Force: Huntington Beach.
  • The city is mentioned in the Beach Boys song “Surfin’ Safari”, Jan and Dean’s “Surf Route 101”, and “Surfer Joe” by The Surfaris.
  • Huntington Beach is often referred to as Surf City. It is also known as the Surfing Capital of the World. The world surfing championships are held in Huntington Beach every year
  • The area was originally occupied by the Tongva people.
  • The original Huntington Beach Pier was built in 1904 and was originally a 1,000-foot-long timber structure.
  • Huntington Beach is twinned with the following sister cities: Anjo, Aichi Prefecture, Japan & Manly, New South Wales, Australia.

 

Facts About Huntington Beach
Facts About Huntington Beach

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