Seal Beach is located in Orange County. It is tucked into the western most corner of Orange County. Just across the county border lies the city of Long Beach. Long Beach is in Los Angeles County, northwest of Seal Beach. Seal Beach is adjacent to San Pedro Bay on the Northwest. On the southwest Seal Beach neighbors Huntington Beach and Huntington Harbour. To the east of Seal Beach are the cities of Westminster and Garden Grove. To the North of Seal Beach is the city of Los Alamitos. Seal Beach was incorporated in 1915, at which time it took the name Seal Beach. Seal Beach is known locally as the “Friendly City.” The population is approximately 25,000 people. Seal Beach is 29 miles from Los Angeles and 102 miles from San Diego.
There are many real estate options available in Seal Beach, from condos to beach front estates. Let the Franco Team’s real estate professionals help you peruse your many options in Seal Beach. Seal Beach is divided amongst a very large senior community called Leisure World, the 5256 acre Seal Beach Naval Weapons Station, the 920 are Seal Beach National Wildlife Refuge and the rest of the city. The first three groups occupy 2/3 of the land mass of the 13.23 square miles of the city. In the remaining third of the city, there is a vast of variety of homes to choose from condos, to starter homes, to custom built beach front estates. Homes values are dependent on location, views, size and neighborhood amenities. The views in Seal Beach can include the Pacific Ocean, whitewater, Seal Beach Pier and breathtaking sunsets. The home prices range from 160,000 dollars to five million dollars. There are both guard gated and non guard gated neighborhoods to choose from. Among the many different neighborhoods in Seal Beach are Old Town, Leisure World, College Park East, Gold Coast and El Dorado.
Seal Beach students attend the awarding winning schools of the 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. Among the many other private schools are Liberty Christian, LePort School, Huntington Christian School and Grace Lutheran School.
Seal Beach has near perfect weather year round, making it a terrific location to take advantage of the many outdoor activities here. Seal Beach is home to the second longest wooden pier in California, as such, it is the hub of many of activities in Seal Beach. There is fishing, beach volleyball, swimming and many community festivals. Seal Beach also has a private golf course, seven tennis courts and thirteen public parks.