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The population of Seal Beach is approximately 24,527 (2000), 24168 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 14,407 (1990), 13017 (2010).

The amount of land area in Seal Beach is 30.353 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Seal Beach is 11.5 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 3.85 sq kilometers.
The distance from Seal Beach to Washington DC is 2421 miles. The distance to the California state capital is 382 miles. (as the crow flies)
Seal Beach is positioned 33.75 degrees north of the equator and 118.07 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Seal Beach elevation is 15 feet above sea level.
The Seal Beach city flower is the Chrysanthemum.
The city tree is the Carob Tree.
Seal Beach per capita income is $29,411.
Seal Beach median income is $42,079 (2000).

The Seal Beach median home price is $363,500 (2000).

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Seal Beach location: about 28 miles East of Los Angeles,on the coast as the gateway to Orange County between the cities of Long Beach and Huntington Beach. Other nearby communities include Rossmoor, Los Alamitos, Hawaiian Gardens, Cypress, Westminster, Lakewood and Signal Hill.

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Climate & Weather

The average winter temperature is 57.0 degrees F.
The average spring temperature is 62.9 degrees F.
The average summer temperature is 73.5 degrees F.
The average fall temperature is 68.5 degrees F.

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Seal Beach history:

Seal Beach was first known as Bay City, but there was already a Bay City located in Northern California. When the time came to incorporate on 25 October 1915, the town was named Seal Beach.

Anaheim Landing
A Historical Landmark
Soon after the founding of the mother colony at Anaheim in 1857, Anaheim Landing was established as a port of entry for the Santa Ana Valley by the Anaheim Landing Co. despite the treacherous entrance conditions which caused several disasters. Regular coastwise trade was carried on for about fifteen years.
The incorporation date of Seal Beach: 25 October 1915

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Seal Beach attractions:

Naval Weapons Support Facility

Seal Beach is the home of Leisure World, a gated senior citizen community of approximately 7-10,000 persons. The Seal Beach Naval Weapons Station comprises 2/3 of the land within the City.

Seal Beach Leisure World
A private, guarded community nearly one mile square with almost 9000 residents. Compact one and two bedroom apartment, many overlooking luscious green belts or with golf course views. Modern condominium units also available. Leisure World covers 533 acres, or roughly 1 square mile.

The Red Car Historical Museum
run by the Seal Beach Historical and Cultural Society
We're located on Electric Avenue just west of Main Street. Hours are 1-4 pm, every second and fourth Saturday of the month. For information call (562) 431-9501.

"Main Street" Seal Beach is a shoppers paradise, made up of 49 uniquely wonderful gift shops, 6 art galleries, 4 antique stores and 24 dining establishments, all in just 3 short blocks.

Seal Beach National Wildlife Refuge Area
1000 acres of preserved wildlife refuge are on the military base and can be accessed for tours for 4 or more visitors, with 48 hours notice by calling the Seal Beach Chamber of Commerce at (562) 799-0179.

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Both Surfside and Sunset Beach are small communities located near Seal Beach and Huntington Beach. Surfside is a gated community with no businesses and little parking. It is between Seal Beach and Sunset Beach. Sunset Beach is on a mile or so of oceanfront between Surfside and Huntington Beach.

Todos Santos, Baja California
The Jewel in the Crown of Baja Sur
A Sister City to Seal Beach.

The Sand Castle Festival

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Seal Beach economy: stable. The major employers in the City are Boeing and the Seal Beach Naval Weapons Station.

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