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Encyclopedia > Newport Beach, California
City of Newport Beach, California
Official seal of City of Newport Beach, California
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Location of Newport Beach within Orange County, California.
Location of Newport Beach within Orange County, California.
Coordinates: 33°37′0″N 117°53′51″W / 33.61667, -117.8975
Country United States
State California
County Orange
Government
 - Mayor Steven Rosansky
Area
 - Total 39.8 sq mi (103.2 km²)
 - Land 14.8 sq mi (38.3 km²)
 - Water 25.1 sq mi (64.9 km²)
Elevation 10 ft (3 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 70,032
 - Density 5,695.1/sq mi (2,198.90339/km²)
Time zone PST (UTC-8)
 - Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP codes 92657-92663
Area code(s) 949
FIPS code 06-51182
GNIS feature ID 1661104
Misc. Information
City tree Coral tree
City flower Bougainvillea
Website: http://ci.newport-beach.ca.us/

Newport Beach, incorporated in 1906, is a city in Orange County, California, 10 miles south of downtown Santa Ana. The current OMB metropolitan designation for Newport Beach and the Orange County Area is Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA. As of 2007, the population was 84,218. [1] The area code for Newport Beach is 949. The city is home to several well known communities and recent annexations including Balboa Island, Corona del Mar, San Joaquin Hills, Santa Ana Heights, and Newport Coast. Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 635 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (662 × 625 pixel, file size: 87 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) File historyClick on a date/time to view the file as it appeared at that time. ... Image File history File links Orange_County_California_Incorporated_and_Unincorporated_areas_Newport_Beach_Highlighted. ... Cities in Orange County Orange County is a county in Southern California, United States. ... 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Balboa Island is an area of Newport Beach, California actually comprised of three modified or artificial islands in Newport Harbor: Balboa Island; Little Balboa Island, to its east joined by a two_lane bridge; and the enclave of Collins Island to its west, joined by a one_lane bridge. ... Corona del Mar (Spanish, Crown of the Sea) is a neighborhood in Newport Beach, California. ... San Joaquin Hills was a census-designated place until 2002 and a neighborhood in Newport Beach, Orange County, California. ... Santa Ana Heights is a community in Orange County, California. ... An entrance to Newport Coast from Pacific Coast Highway Newport Coast is a census-designated place located in Orange County, California. ...

Contents

Attractions

Balboa beach
Balboa beach

Attractions include beaches on the Balboa Peninsula (featuring body-boarding hot-spot The Wedge) and in Corona del Mar. Crystal Cove State Park is located at the southern end of the coast. Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (2272 × 1704 pixel, file size: 1. ... Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (2272 × 1704 pixel, file size: 1. ... The Balboa Peninsula is the part of Newport Beach, California people from outside the area probably think about most often when they see the words Newport Beach. ... The Wedge The Wedge is a world-famous bodysurfing spot located at the extreme south end of the Balboa Peninsula in Newport Beach, California. ... Corona del Mar (Spanish, Crown of the Sea) is a neighborhood in Newport Beach, California. ... Crystal Cove State Park has 3. ...


The Catalina Flyer, a giant 500 passenger catamaran, provides daily transportation from the Balboa Peninsula in Newport Beach to Avalon, California located on Santa Catalina Island. The historic Balboa Pavilion, established in 1906, is Newport Beach's most famous landmark. There are a variety of options that include fishing, arcade games, and nice restaurants. Founded in 1965, the Catalina Flyer is a catamaran that provides daily passenger service from Newport Beach, CA to the city of Avalon located on Santa Catalina Island. ... The Balboa Peninsula is the part of Newport Beach, California people from outside the area probably think about most often when they see the words Newport Beach. ... Location of Avalon in California Coordinates: , Country State County Los Angeles Incorporated (city) 1913-06-26 [2] Government  - Mayor Bob Kennedy [1] Area  - City  3. ... Avalon Bay is a beautiful bay on Catalina Island. ... The Balboa Pavilion in Newport Beach, Orange County, California, is a state and landmark. ...


The Balboa Fun Zone, located on the Balboa Peninsula near the Balboa Island Ferry, features a ferris wheel, an old-time Merry-Go-Round and several quaint shops and restaurants. The Balboa Fun Zone (1936 to present) is located on the Balboa Peninsula in the city of Newport Beach, Orange County, California. ... The Balboa Peninsula is the part of Newport Beach, California people from outside the area probably think about most often when they see the words Newport Beach. ... Balboa Island Car Ferry // History In 1919, Joseph Beek obtained the rights from the city of Newport Beach to provide a ferry service between Balboa Island and the Balboa Peninsula. ... A Ferris wheel on the boardwalk in Ocean City, New Jersey, USA. A Ferris wheel (or, more commonly in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland [UK], big wheel) is a nonbuilding structure consisting of an upright wheel with passenger gondolas suspended from the rim. ...


The Orange County Museum of Art is a museum that exhibits art from a variety of modern artists. The Orange County Museum of Art (OCMA) is a museum located in Newport Beach, California. ...

Balboa Pavilion on Main Street
Balboa Pavilion on Main Street

Balboa Island is an artificial island in Newport Harbor that was dredged and filled right before World War I. The Balboa Island Ferry transports cars, bicycles and pedestrians across the harbor channel between Balboa Island and the Balboa Peninsula. Image File history File links Size of this preview: 800 × 483 pixelsFull resolution (1718 × 1038 pixel, file size: 394 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Balboa Pavilion Main Street Newport Beach, California Author: Self-made Date: June, 2007 I, the creator of this work, hereby release it into the public domain. ... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 800 × 483 pixelsFull resolution (1718 × 1038 pixel, file size: 394 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Balboa Pavilion Main Street Newport Beach, California Author: Self-made Date: June, 2007 I, the creator of this work, hereby release it into the public domain. ... The Balboa Pavilion in Newport Beach, Orange County, California, is a state and landmark. ... Balboa Island is an area of Newport Beach, California actually comprised of three modified or artificial islands in Newport Harbor: Balboa Island; Little Balboa Island, to its east joined by a two_lane bridge; and the enclave of Collins Island to its west, joined by a one_lane bridge. ... Before Mexico City, Tenochtitlan was an artificial island of 250,000 (Dr Atl) Dejima, not allowed direct contact with nearby Nagasaki Formoza (Gdynia) The World in Dubai An artificial island is an island that has been formed by human, rather than natural means. ... “The Great War ” redirects here. ... Balboa Island Car Ferry // History In 1919, Joseph Beek obtained the rights from the city of Newport Beach to provide a ferry service between Balboa Island and the Balboa Peninsula. ...


The Back Bay is a wildlife sanctuary, while nearby Fashion Island provides shopping experiences with department stores like Bloomingdale's. The Newport Beach public library's spectacular architecture has been featured in the movie Romy and Michele's High School Reunion. The Colliquial term for the inland delta in Newport Beach, California. ... Fashion Island is a large open air shopping mall located in Newport Beach, California. ... Bloomingdales is a chain of upscale American department stores owned by Macys, Inc. ... This article is about motion pictures. ... Romy and Micheles High School Reunion is a 1997 comedy film starring Lisa Kudrow, Mira Sorvino, Janeane Garofalo, Camryn Manheim, and Alan Cumming. ...


The Newport Aquatic Center offers kayaking, rowing, and canoeing. It has been a training ground for many Olympians throughout the years, and runs several programs for the youth of Orange County, including programs for at-risk youth. Look up kayak in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ...


The Pelican Hill area has two golf courses, both of which are closed for the construction of a resort hotel, golf clubhouse and residences by the Irvine Company[2]. It is located on a small 1.2 square mile sliver of land, and contours the Pacific Coast.


Since the hit FOX drama The OC, many tourists from around the globe have explicitly increased Newport Beach's tourist rate, hoping to match sights from the show with sights in the city. However, though set in Newport Beach, the show is actually filmed an hour north in Hermosa Beach. Another TV show about Newport Beach was recently filmed and will air this month, Newport Harbor: The Real Orange County on MTV. This article is about the animal. ... The O.C. ( stands for Orange County) is an American television drama/soap opera program broadcast on the Fox Network. ...


History

In 1870 a steamer named "The Vaquero" made its first trip to a marshy lagoon for trading. Ranch owners in the Lower Bay decided from then on that the area should be called "Newport." In 1870, Captain S.S. Dunnells guided a ship called the “Vaquero” into an unnamed harbor. ... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 650 × 599 pixelsFull resolution (1776 × 1638 pixel, file size: 2 MB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Newport Coast arch off of the Pacific Coast Highway. ... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 650 × 599 pixelsFull resolution (1776 × 1638 pixel, file size: 2 MB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Newport Coast arch off of the Pacific Coast Highway. ... An entrance to Newport Coast from Pacific Coast Highway Newport Coast is a census-designated place located in Orange County, California. ... Scene from highway 1 (Near Half Moon Bay) State Route 1, often called Highway 1, is a state highway that runs along a large length of the Pacific coast of the U.S. State of California. ...


In 1905 city development increased when Pacific Electric Railroad established a southern terminus in Newport connecting the beach with downtown Los Angeles. In 1906 with a population of 206 citizens, the scattered settlements were incorporated as the City of Newport Beach. Pacific Electric Railway company depot in downtown Los Angeles, circa 1910. ...


Settlements filled in on the Peninsula, West Newport, Balboa Island and Lido Isle. In 1923 Corona del Mar was annexed and recently in 2002 Newport Coast was annexed. Balboa Island is an area of Newport Beach, California actually comprised of three modified or artificial islands in Newport Harbor: Balboa Island; Little Balboa Island, to its east joined by a two_lane bridge; and the enclave of Collins Island to its west, joined by a one_lane bridge. ... Navigational Map around Lido Isle Lido Isle (or Lido Island) is a man-made island located in the harbor of Newport Beach, California. ... Corona del Mar (Spanish, Crown of the Sea) is a neighborhood in Newport Beach, California. ... An entrance to Newport Coast from Pacific Coast Highway Newport Coast is a census-designated place located in Orange County, California. ...


Recent annexations

San Joaquin Hills is a census-designated place and neighborhood in Newport Beach, Orange County, California. ... An entrance to Newport Coast from Pacific Coast Highway Newport Coast is a census-designated place located in Orange County, California. ...

Geography

Newport Beach is 25 feet (8 meters) above sea level and located at 33°37′0″N, 117°53′51″W (33.616671, -117.897604)GR1.


The city is bordered to the west by Huntington Beach at the Santa Ana River, on the north side by Costa Mesa, John Wayne Airport, and Irvine (including UC Irvine), and on the east side by Crystal Cove State Park. Huntington Beach is a seaside city in Orange County in southern California. ... The Santa Ana River begins in San Bernardino County, California in the San Bernardino National Forest. ... Official website: http://ci. ... John Wayne Airport (IATA: SNA, ICAO: KSNA, FAA LID: SNA) is located four miles (6 km) south of the central business district of Santa Ana, in an unincorporated area of Orange County, California. ... Motto: Innovation. ... The University of California, Irvine is a public research university primarily situated in suburban Irvine, California, USA. Founded in 1965, it is one of ten University of California campuses and is commonly known as UCI or UC Irvine. ... Crystal Cove State Park has 3. ...


According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 103.2 km² (39.8 mi²). 38.3 km² (14.8 mi²) of it is land and 64.9 km² (25.1 mi²) of it (62.91%) is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


Areas of Newport Beach include Corona del Mar, Balboa Island, Newport Coast, San Joaquin Hills, and Balboa Peninsula (also known as Balboa). Corona del Mar (Spanish, Crown of the Sea) is a neighborhood in Newport Beach, California. ... Balboa Island is an area of Newport Beach, California actually comprised of three modified or artificial islands in Newport Harbor: Balboa Island; Little Balboa Island, to its east joined by a two-lane bridge; and the enclave of Collins Island to its west, joined by a one-lane bridge. ... An entrance to Newport Coast from Pacific Coast Highway Newport Coast is a census-designated place located in Orange County, California. ... San Joaquin Hills is a census-designated place and neighborhood in Newport Beach, Orange County, California. ... The Balboa Peninsula is the part of Newport Beach, California people from outside the area probably think about most often when they see the words Newport Beach. ... Balboa is a subsection of the city of Newport Beach, Orange County, California. ...


Harbor

The Upper Newport Bay was carved out by the prehistoric flow of the Santa Ana River. It feeds the delta that is the Back Bay, and eventually joins the Newport Harbor. Upper Newport Bay The Upper Newport Bay is a large coastal wetland in Southern California and a major stopover for birds. ... The Santa Ana River begins in San Bernardino County, California in the San Bernardino National Forest. ... Nile River delta, as seen from Earth orbit. ... The Colliquial term for the inland delta in Newport Beach, California. ...


Demographics

Historical populations
Census Pop.  %±
1910 445
1920 895 101.1%
1930 2,203 146.1%
1940 4,438 101.5%
1950 12,120 173.1%
1960 26,564 119.2%
1970 49,582 86.7%
1980 62,556 26.2%
1990 66,643 6.5%
2000 70,032 5.1%

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there were 70,032 people, 33,071 households, and 16,965 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,829.5/km² (4,738.8/mi²). There were 37,288 housing units at an average density of 974.1/km² (2,523.1/mi²). The racial makeup of the city was 92.22% White, 0.53% African American, 0.26% Native American, 4.00% Asian, 0.12% Pacific Islander, 1.13% from other races, and 1.74% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.71% of the population. The Thirteenth United States Census was taken in 1910. ... The Fourteenth United States Census was taken in 1920. ... The Fifteenth United States Census was taken in 1930. ... The Sixteenth United States Census, conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States to be 132,164,569, an increase of 7. ... The Seventeenth United States Census was taken in 1950. ... The Eighteenth United States Census was taken in 1960. ... The Nineteenth United States Census was taken in 1970. ... The Twentieth United States Census, conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States to be 226,545,805, an increase of 11. ... The Twenty-first United States Census, conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States to be 248,709,873, an increase of 9. ... 2000 US Census logo The Twenty-Second United States Census, known as Census 2000 and conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ... Image:1870 census Lindauer Weber 01. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There were 33,071 households out of which 18.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.5% were married couples living together, 6.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 48.7% were non-families. 35.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.09 and the average family size was 2.71. Marriage is an interpersonal relationship with governmental, social, or religious recognition, usually intimate and sexual, and often created as a contract, or through civil process. ...


In the city the population was spread out with 15.7% under the age of 18, 6.5% from 18 to 24, 33.0% from 25 to 44, 27.2% from 45 to 64, and 17.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 97.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.6 males.


The median income for a household in the city was $83,455, and the median income for a family was $111,166. Males had a median income of $73,425 versus $45,409 for females. The per capita income for the city was $63,015. About 2.1% of families and 4.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.0% of those under age 18 and 3.5% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


As of September 2005, there were 36,876 registered Republicans and 12,268 registered Democrats. (Source:"Newport Beach Turns 100", OC Register, Sept. 2005) 2005 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December- → Deaths in September September 28 : Constance Baker Motley September 25 : M. Scott Peck September 25 : Don Adams September 20 : Simon Wiesenthal September 14 : Robert Wise September 10 : Hermann Bondi September 8 : Donald Horne September 7 : Moussa Arafat...


Sister Cities

Newport Beach has five sister cities, as designated by Sister Cities International, Inc. (SCI): Sign denoting twin towns of Neckarsulm, Germany Town twinning is a concept whereby towns or cities in geographically and politically distinct areas are paired with the goal of fostering human contact and cultural links. ...

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Points of Interest

The Balboa Bay Club & Resort is in Newport Beach, California on 15 waterfront acres and was founded in 1948. ... Scouting in California has a long history, from the 1910s to the present day, serving thousands of youth in programs that suit the environment in which they live. ... Fashion Island is a large open air shopping mall located in Newport Beach, California. ... Newport Harbor High School is a public high school in Newport Beach, in Orange County, California, in the United States. ... California State Route 1, more generally known as Highway 1, or in Southern California as the Pacific Coast Highway or P.C.H., runs along the Pacific coast for most of the length of the US state of California. ...

Popular culture

The city has figured into several television shows and movies.

  • In the fall of 2003, The O.C. premiered and with its success, Newport Beach became a defining city along the California coast and the Western seaboard. However, although the show is set in Newport Beach, it is actually filmed an hour north up the coast in Hermosa Beach.
  • The characters in Arrested Development lived and worked in Newport Beach, and operated a frozen banana stand on Balboa Island. Many of the stories took place there and in the surrounding Orange County area. However, the television show was filmed entirely in Los Angeles.[citation needed]
  • In the Lost Season Two Finale, "Live Together, Die Alone," the boat "Elizabeth" had a Newport Beach hailing port, which was painted on her transom.
  • The West Wing has used Newport Beach and the Orange County area a number of times, basing Sam Seaborn's bid for congress in the district and filming on location during five different Series 4 episodes.
  • The Thirteenth Year, a Disney Channel Original Movie, is set in Balboa Island and Newport Beach. The movie features the fun zone on the Balboa Peninsula and the Balboa Ferry.
  • MTV replaced its hit teen-reality series Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County with a new show, Newport Harbor: The Real Orange County, on August 15, 2007. Only the cast and location changed in the new series, based on the lives of wealthy high school students living in Newport Beach.

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Notable natives and/or residents

Orange Coast College sailing school
Orange Coast College sailing school
Balboa Street
Balboa Street

Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1378x990, 119 KB) Summary Orange Coast College Sailing Base in Newport Beach , CA. Licensing File links The following pages link to this file: Orange Coast College ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1378x990, 119 KB) Summary Orange Coast College Sailing Base in Newport Beach , CA. Licensing File links The following pages link to this file: Orange Coast College ... OCCs lawn surrounding the Art Building OCCs Art Building OCCs Plant Nursery Orange Coast College Sailing Base OCCs Social Science Forum OCCs Free Speech Zone Orange Coast College (OCC), founded in 1948, is a community college providing two-year associate of arts degrees, and lower... Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (2272 × 1704 pixel, file size: 1. ... 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References

  • Newport Beach Information from a locals perspective
  1. ^ Gives information on 2007 populations of cities.
  2. ^ Pelican Hill

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