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Welcome to Huntington Beach ...

The coastal city of Huntington Beach is located in Orange County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Huntington Beach: Huntington Bch.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Huntington Beach has a population of 199,223 people<2> (see below for details).

Huntington Beach was incorporated February 17, 1909.

The community of Huntington Beach is 50 feet [15 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Huntington Beach lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

Area codes for Huntington Beach: (714) & (657)<4>

The ZIP codes for Huntington Beach: 92605, 92615, 92646-92649<5>

Websites for Huntington Beach ...

Official Website:   www.ci.huntington-beach.ca.us/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.hbchamber.org/

Junior League:   www.jlocc.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Huntington Beach had an population of 199,223 people. This is an increase of 4.86% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 5.08% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Huntington Beach had a population of 189,992 people (or 6.31% of the total population of Orange County). This makes Huntington Beach the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Huntington Beach represents 0.51% of the population of California (which has 37,253,956 people), making it the state's 23rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 189,992 people, the population of Huntington Beach has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 189,594 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Huntington Beach.

Communities Also Named Huntington Beach ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Huntington Beach - it's located in New York.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Huntington Beach.

Communities near Huntington Beach ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Huntington Beach.

  • Long Beach [Los Angeles County]
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    • Long Beach [Los Angeles County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northwest of Huntington Beach
    • Estimated population in 2019: 462,628 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Long Beach
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Long Beach<7>
  • Anaheim [Orange County]
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    • Anaheim [Orange County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the northeast of Huntington Beach
    • Estimated population in 2019: 350,365 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Anaheim
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Anaheim<7>
  • Santa Ana [Orange County]
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    • Santa Ana [Orange County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the northeast of Huntington Beach
    • Estimated population in 2019: 332,318 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Santa Ana
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Santa Ana<7>
  • Irvine [Orange County]
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    • Irvine [Orange County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the east of Huntington Beach
    • Estimated population in 2019: 287,401 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Irvine
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Irvine<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Garden Grove [Orange County]
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      • Garden Grove [Orange County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the northeast of Huntington Beach
      • Estimated population in 2019: 171,644 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Garden Grove
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Garden Grove<7>
    • Orange [Orange County]
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      • Orange [Orange County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Huntington Beach
      • Estimated population in 2019: 138,669 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Orange<7>
    • Fullerton [Orange County]
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      • Fullerton [Orange County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the north of Huntington Beach
      • Estimated population in 2019: 138,632 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fullerton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fullerton<7>
    • Norwalk [Los Angeles County]
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      • Norwalk [Los Angeles County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the north of Huntington Beach
      • Estimated population in 2019: 103,949 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norwalk
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Norwalk<7>
    • Mission Viejo [Orange County]
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      • Mission Viejo [Orange County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the east of Huntington Beach
      • Estimated population in 2019: 94,381 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mission Viejo
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mission Viejo<7>
    • Lake Forest [Orange County]
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      • Lake Forest [Orange County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the east of Huntington Beach
      • Estimated population in 2019: 85,531 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Forest
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lake Forest<7>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Huntington Beach. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Huntington Beach.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Huntington Beach. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Huntington Beach.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Huntington Beach. Our list includes 5 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Huntington Beach.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Huntington Beach ...

Looking for more information about Huntington Beach? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Huntington Beach, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Huntington Beach.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Orange County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Huntington Beach: www.ci.huntington-beach.ca.us/

The official website for Orange County: www.oc.ca.gov/

The official website for State of California: https://www.ca.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of California's counties, including Orange, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Huntington Beach.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Huntington Beach - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (657) is an overlay for area code (714).
<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Huntington Beach). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Huntington Beach or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Huntington Beach includes: 92605, 92615, 92646, 92647, 92648 & 92649.
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Huntington Beach) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Huntington Beach. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Huntington Beach

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Huntington Beach. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6670, Longitude: -118.0002    
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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