Huntington Beach

From WaterPoloPedia
Jump to: navigation, search

Huntington Beach is a beach community in Southern California, U.S.A. with the nickhame Surf City USA®. It is also the city of Vanguard Aquatics and Huntington Beach Water Polo Club.

USA Water Polo

Huntington Beach is also the location of the headquarters of USA Water Polo, the national governing body of water polo in the United States.

Surf City USA

The city of Huntington Beach (Surf City USA® or Surf City USA) is located along the Southern California coast in Orange County, about 40 miles south of Los Angeles and about 90 miles north of San Diego. With a population near 200,000, it is among the nation's safest cities and often ranked among the Top Ten Safest Cities by City Crime Rankings.

Huntington Beach covers 28 square miles of land, 26 square miles of water where there are numerous open water swimming courses, and is one of the 20 largest cities in California. With 8.5 miles of uninterrupted, soft white sand beach along the Pacific Ocean, the city also plays host to an annual visitor population of more than 16.3 million people, with the greatest attendance during summer, special events and weekends.

Founded in the late 1880s, Huntington Beach was incorporated as a Charter City in 1909.

Beaches

Huntington Beach's 8 miles is the longest stretch of uninterrupted beachfront anywhere on the West Coast.

The city has four distinct beaches - Huntington City Beach, Bolsa Chica State Beach, Dog Beach and Huntington State Beach. The city is committed to keep its sandy shoreline free from development.

Huntington Beach’s beaches are perfect for barefoot strolls, open water swims, sitting by the glow of a late night bonfire, surfing on some of the world’s best-breaking waves; building sandcastles, and walking with your dog.

Surf City USA

External links