Huntington Beach is in Orange County in Southern California.
Once known as Pacific City, it started as the southern terminus of the Golden West railroad line.
Huntington Beach is world-famous as "Surf City", from the 1960s Jan and Dean surf rock song of the same name, and much of surfing culture started and continues to evolve there, from surfing styles to surfing apparel companies that started there. Huntington Beach is also mentioned by name in the Beach Boys song "Surfin' Safari", where "at Huntington and Malibu they're shooting the pier".
The year-round temperature averages 67 degrees F, and good weather can be every month. However, the months of January to March can be rainy.
As with most of Orange County, Huntington Beach is serviced by John Wayne Airport in Santa Ana. SNA is served by many major commercial and commuter air carriers. Beginning on April 30, 2009, Virgin America will begin service to John Wayne with five daily nonstops from San Francisco, CA.
Long Beach Airport is also within close distance but is dominated by a single airline: JetBlue Airways, which serves 14 destinations from Long Beach: Oakland, Sacramento, Salt Lake City, Las Vegas, Chicago, Boston, New York, Washington, Fort Lauderdale, Austin, Portland, San Francisco, San Jose and Seattle.
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Spent a wonderful 8 years in huntington beach Orange county.... I miss the sushi and my good friends, but miss seeing hte ocean on a daily basis too
Huntington Beach. Lived there for two months over a summer. Also visited San Diego, Los Angeles, Orange County, San Francisco, Sacramento, and Yuba City