San Pedro Bay Outer Continental Shelf Operations Map with oil platforms as of 2012- Edith, Elly, Ellen, Eureka (federal leases) and Ester, Emmy, Eva (state leases). An oil spill occurred near here in 2021.
Sugar beet factory in Los Alamitos, ca.1910
"Anaheim Landing" on an 1875 map.
Anaheim Landing (now Seal Beach), 1891.
Seal Beach on a crowded summer afternoon
Seal Beach Pier
Seal Beach, City Hall.(National Registered Historic Place)
Seal Beach amusement park, 1920.
Anaheim Landing aerial photo, circa 1930s
Anaheim Landing 1891

To the north lie the unincorporated community of Rossmoor and the city of Los Alamitos.

- Seal Beach, California

On the lands south of the factory (and current Orangewood Avenue), Fred H. Bixby, son of John Bixby and future member of the Cowboy Hall of Fame, used his sugar beet lands as a finishing ranch to fatten cattle before sending them off to slaughter (he also managed Hellman's lands in present Seal Beach).

- Los Alamitos, California

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Orange County, California

Located in the Los Angeles metropolitan area in Southern California.

Located in the Los Angeles metropolitan area in Southern California.

Orange County map, 1921
Laguna Beach (with Newport beach in background).
Los Angeles County before the secession of Orange County in 1889
A billboard for Nixon's Restaurant in Orange County, circa 1955
One of the few remaining farms near the ocean, 1975. Photo by Charles O'Rear.
Three Arch Bay in Laguna Beach, Southern Orange County
View of Newport Center and the Santa Ana Mountains from Newport Harbor
Aerial view of an edge city: Irvine Business Complex (top), John Wayne Airport runway (upper center), South Coast Metro buildings (lower center) and below, the South Coast Plaza mall
Huntington Beach and Fountain Valley from over Costa Mesa
Major facilities in the Anaheim–Santa Ana edge city, plus the locations of the adjacent downtowns
MainPlace Mall
Orange County Density Map. Darker shades indicate more densely populated areas.
The developing urban core in the City of Irvine.
Newport Center and Fashion Island
State Route 1 winds down the coast over Corona Del Mar State Beach
Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center (ARTIC)
Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center
1965 aerial photo of Anaheim Disneyland, Disneyland Hotel with its Monorail Station. The Disneyland Heliport, surrounding orange groves, Santa Ana Freeway (now I-5) and the Melodyland Theater "in the round," and part of the City of Anaheim. Anaheim Stadium can be seen under construction near the upper left.
Street banners promoting the county's two major league teams, the Ducks and the Angels.

Six cities in Orange County are on the Pacific coast, including Seal Beach, Huntington Beach, Newport Beach, Laguna Beach, Dana Point, and San Clemente.

Los Alamitos

Long Beach, California

City in Los Angeles County, California.

City in Los Angeles County, California.

Don Juan Temple purchased Rancho Los Cerritos, covering modern-day Long Beach, in 1843.
In 1844, Juan Temple built the Casa de los Cerritos, the oldest building in Long Beach, in a Monterey Colonial style.
The First National Bank of Long Beach at the turn of the century
Long Beach pier, 1905
Long Beach boardwalk, 1907
Oil field in Long Beach, 1920
Ford's Long Beach Assembly in 1930
Worker in the Douglas Aircraft Company plant, Long Beach, 1942. Photo by Alfred T. Palmer.
C-47 transport planes being built in the Douglas Aircraft Company plant in Long Beach during World War II
Downtown, Shoreline Marina, and the Port of Long Beach, 2010
Neighborhood map of the City of Long Beach
Panoramic view of Long Beach
View from Signal Hill to Villa Riviera and port cranes (c. 2009)
Golden Shore Marine Biological Reserve
Map of racial distribution in Long Beach, 2010 U.S. Census. Each dot is 25 people:
The Wrigley neighborhood
View of downtown from the Queen Mary at night
Downtown Long Beach at dusk
Two young men at the Long Beach Lesbian and Gay Pride Parade and Festival in 2015.
RMS Queen Mary in Long Beach Harbor
Bluff Park, and the Shoreline Pedestrian Bikepath and Belmont Veterans Memorial Pier
Walking trail in the El Dorado Nature Center
The Belmont Heights neighborhood
Rancho Los Alamitos
Earl Burns Miller Japanese Garden
2005 Grand Prix of Long Beach, showing turn 10 and the Long Beach skyline
Long Beach Marine Stadium, created to host the rowing events for the 1932 Summer Olympics
Waves at Long Beach and the Bixby Hotel under construction, circa 1906
Veterans Memorial Stadium, home to the Long Beach City College football team
Long Beach Civic Center, designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill and completed in 2019
US Post Office-Long Beach Main
The Long Beach Naval Shipyard and the USS David R. Ray, Tarawa, and Essex in 1993. In the background is the original Gerald Desmond Bridge.
The Walter Pyramid at California State University, Long Beach
Northwest-facing view of the harbor and port at dusk
Long Beach Cruise Terminal
The "Passport" shuttle
A Metro Blue Line train arrives at the Downtown Long Beach Station (the service was renamed to the A Line in 2019 and the station renamed to Transit Mall Station in July 2013).
Long Beach Airport with Mount San Antonio and Timber Mountain in the background

Southeast Long Beach is served by the San Gabriel River Freeway (I-605), which joins the San Diego Freeway at the Long Beach/Los Alamitos border.

The southern terminus of the San Gabriel River bicycle path is just east of Long Beach in Seal Beach, and the trail runs north through the El Dorado Park neighborhood in east Long Beach and adjacent to El Dorado Regional Park.

Los Alamitos High School

Los Alamitos High School (also known as Los Al) is a public school for grades 9 to 12 located in Los Alamitos, California, and also serving the city of Seal Beach and the community of Rossmoor.

West Garden Grove, Garden Grove, California

Neighborhood in the city of Garden Grove, located in Orange County, California, United States.

Neighborhood in the city of Garden Grove, located in Orange County, California, United States.

It is bordered to the north by Cypress, to the west by Los Alamitos and Seal Beach, to the south by Westminster, and to the east by Stanton, and connected to the rest of Garden Grove by a narrow strip along Garden Grove Boulevard.

Rossmoor, California

Planned census-designated place located in Orange County, California.

Planned census-designated place located in Orange County, California.

The gated Leisure World retirement community in the city of Seal Beach is to the south of Rossmoor, Los Alamitos is to the east and north, and Long Beach is to the west (on the other side of the San Gabriel River, the 605 freeway and the border with Los Angeles County).