Considered as the most eclectic and vibrant cities in California, Costa Mesa sits in the middle of Orange County with just one mile from the Pacific Coast. This city offers a variety of entertainment ranging from luxury shopping at South Coast Plaza Mall to the world- class Segerstrom Center for the Arts and is also the capital of the action sport industry with headquarters for major sporting companies including Hurley, Volcom and Vans. Aside from the assortment of entertainments available to visitors and residents, Costa Mesa is also known for their diverse dining scene giving the city the recognition for the “best small town for restaurants west of the Mississippi River”.
Once an agricultural community growing local staple goods including fruit and crops, Costa Mesa soon emerged into a town known for its commercial retail and industrial centers. Today the city now offers residents a quiet family oriented suburban lifestyle with 26 local parks, golf courses, 26 public schools and libraries.
City Facts and Finds:
● Costa Mesa is home to the Los Angeles Chargers team headquarters and annual training
● Costa Mesa is home to the largest county fair in California; Orange County Fair.
● The name Costa Mesa refers to “coastal tableland” in Spanish.