The city of Newport Beach was founded in 1906 and is an upscale community that serves home to over 86,000 residents. The area features 8 miles of pristine beaches, extraordinary shopping facilities, a lively business community and a quality school system. Newport Beach surrounds Newport Bay where more than 9,000 boats of all types are docked within the 21-square-mile harbor area. The bay area and the city’s beach offer outstanding aquatic sport activities, fishing, surfing and swimming. Other attractions include the Orange County Museum of Art and the Balboa and Newport Piers. Newport Beach includes over 40 beautiful communities, the most recognized being Balboa Island, Balboa Peninsula, Corona del Mar, Lido Isle and Newport Coast.