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Surf City California Name

Surf City California name is given to a location that includes surfing, surf brake, Pacific Ocean shoreline and beaches.

In a search of California city names, there really is none we've found called Surf City, however. There's a Surf Beach on the perimeter of Vandenberg Base near Lompoc...and several places call themselves Surf City because of local culture and activities surrounding the ocean surf and surfing. There is at least one incorporated Surf City in the USA and unincorporated town. Both enjoy tourism, beaches and events surrounding the lifestyle of the ocean on the Atlantic Coast.

There's the town of Surf City, North Carolina, located on the Eastern Shore of America overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. This town changed it's slogan in the past year to reflect its interest in capturing tourism dollars. It now proclaims, "Big enough to be competitive but small enough to be happy."

Surf City, New Jersey is a borough (equivalent to an incorporated city) which has Surf City Hotel, Surf City Firehouse and everything called Surf City, because that's really its name. This Surf City is as much a destination as any with over 50 hotels, crab feeds and lots of sea-oriented activities and events.

Merriam Webster dictionary defines "surf" as: 7 entries found for surf.

surf [1,noun]
surf [2,intransitive verb] channel surfing surf and turf surf casting surf clam surf fish

Function: intransitive verb
1 : to ride the surf (as on a surfboard)
2 : to scan a wide range of offerings for something of interest
transitive senses : to scan the offerings of (as television or the Internet) for something that is interesting or fills a need
- surf·er noun

Function: noun
Etymology: origin unknown
1 : the swell of the sea that breaks upon the shore
2 : the foam, splash, and sound of breaking waves

Surf City would best describe a geographic location that enjoys waves that break on shore. Furthermore, when you add California to the mix, you've created a place of mythical qualities and characteristics from which the name "California" originated. It began as a name in a novel and described a mythical paradise called "califia."

In our version of Surf City, we've added the California spin and adopted a city, namely, Huntington Beach. We've toured the coast and found some fabulous spots, any that could wear the title of Surf City, Surf City California USA, Surf City America, Surf City US or whatever you like to call it.

In California, the sport of surfing has been associated with the Surf City theme.  Santa Cruz, Pacifica, Seaside, Hermosa and Redondo Beach, Sunset Beach, Huntington Beach Newport Beach, San Clemente, San Onofre, Trestles, Oceanside, Encinitas, Carlsbad, Ocean Beach in San Diego, Imperial Beach and Black's Beach are but a few of the great surfing locations that all lay claim to the title of surf city as locals popularly call their favorite spots. Many of these locations have called themselves Surf City for years.

Surfers tend to travel for the waves and you'll find them checking out the entire coast in search of the surf city of their dreams where the waves are fine, providing the right amount of challenge.