San Clemente Community Information

Located just off the coast of California in Orange County, San Clemente is a beautiful city with a population of just over 65,000 residents. When youíre searching for a California home, San Clemente Real Estate - Community Information - San Clemente Pierlook no further than San Clemente in the southern tip of Orange County. The city is known for itís beauty, the ocean, pleasant climate, and awesome mountain views. You might even appreciate the Spanish Colonial style architecture.

Many San Clemente residents think of the town as their own little paradise by the sea. San Clemente is in close proximity to the conveniences of metropolitan Southern California and the beaches that have been untouched by time.

If you like ocean swells, San Clemente is the place to be. This sea side community catches swells all year long. Trailing in the direction of South to North, these swells include Trestles, Riviera, T-Street, State Park, Lasuens, Linda Lane, Poche Beach, North Beach, The Pier and 204. Visitors will also find that San Clemente is the surfing media capital of the world as well as a very popular surfing destination. Many magazines are home to San Clemente such as Longboard Magazine, Surfing Magazine, Surfer Magazine, and the Surferís Journal.

There is a large concentration of surfboard manufacturers and surfboard shapers in the city, including Stewert Surfboard, Patterson Surfboards, Lost Surfboards, Cole, Dewey Weber and Terry Senate Surfboards. There have also been many world renowned surfers who were raised in San Clemente.

The city of San Clemente is served by Capistrano Unified School District. There are six elementary schools, three middle schools, and one high school within the district. There is also a virtual public K-12 school; Capistrano Connection Academy. This school offers flexible hours for students and parents.

San Clemente High School is well rounded and versatile going from award winning bands, orchestra and voice groups to national winning dance teams. And, Las Palmas Elementary is well known for the dual immersion program.