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ORANGE COUNTY ALMANAC : Name Recognition

Huntington Beach became known as a surfing hot spot after the Jan and Dean song “Surf City” became a hit in the 1960s.

Today, the city is the site of the U.S. Open of Surfing and is home to the International Surfing Museum. Last year, the city secured a trademark for its famous name: “Surf City, Huntington Beach.”

Source: Huntington Beach Conference and Visitors Bureau


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