Seal Beach real estate is made up of several distinct areas or neighborhoods.  The locals refer to these neighborhoods, each with its unique characteristics, by name.  Here’s a summary.

The “Hill” area is located north of PCH and approximately 4 blocks from the beach. There are about 950 homes in this area – mostly single story tract homes built in the late 1950s and early 1960s.

There is a new complex north of the “Hill” called “Heron Point”.

Old Town” is located between the ocean and PCH.  This area is approximately 3 blocks by 18 blocks featuring a quaint Main Street, greenbelt including a library, strand, beach, and pier.  There are approximately 3600 residences consisting of single family homes, condos and apartment buildings.

College Park East is located north of the 405 and east of Seal Beach Blvd and adjacent to the Old Ranch Golf Course/Tennis Club. There are approximately 1650 houses.

College Park West is located north of 7th Street in Long Beach and west of the 605. There are approximately 450 houses.

Old Ranch is a newer community built in 2001 and located behind the shopping center north of the 405 freeway. This gated community contains approximately 78 two story homes

Surfside is the charming beachside community which is fenced and gated with controlled access. Surfside is located east of Seal Beach Blvd and south of PCH.