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Newport Beach, California

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Welcome to Newport Beach ...

The city of Newport Beach is located in Orange County.

A typical abbreviation for Newport Beach: Newport Bch.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Newport Beach has a population of 86,160 people<1> (see below for details).

Newport Beach was incorporated September 1, 1906.

The community of Newport Beach is near sea level<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Newport Beach: (949)

The ZIP codes for Newport Beach: 92658-92663<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Newport Beach had a population of 85,186 people. This makes Newport Beach the county's 11th most populous community.

The population of Newport Beach represents 0.23% of the total population of California (which has 37,253,956 people), making it the state's 85th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 85,186 people, the population of Newport Beach increased 21.64% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 70,032 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Newport Beach had an population of 86,160 people. This is an increase of 1.14% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 23.03% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Newport Beach ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Newport Beach and not the distance as if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017
Anaheim   [Map]   352,497   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Fullerton   [Map]   140,392   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Garden Grove   [Map]   174,226   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Irvine   [Map]   277,453   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Lake Forest   [Map]   84,293   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Long Beach   [Map]   469,450   NW   18 miles [29 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Newport Beach.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Newport Beach. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Newport Beach. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Newport Beach. Our list includes 26 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Newport Beach:

Websites for Newport Beach ...

Official Website:
Chamber of Commerce:
Junior League:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Newport Beach ...

Looking for more information about Newport 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 Newport Beach, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Newport Beach.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Newport Beach:

The official website for Orange County:

The official website for State of California:

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Newport Beach.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Newport Beach - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>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 Newport Beach). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Newport Beach or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Newport Beach includes: 92658, 92659, 92660, 92661, 92662 & 92663.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Newport 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 Newport Beach. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Newport Beach

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Newport Beach. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6213, Longitude: -117.9294     [Map].

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