Costa Mesa, California, is one mile from the Pacific Coast in Orange County. It homes South Coast Plaza, one of the nation’s largest shopping centers, and the Segerstrom Center for the Arts. About 110,000 people live within 16 square miles, enjoying 28 parks, two municipal golf courses, 20 public schools, three libraries, and several higher-education campuses.
California is in the Western United States. It shares borders with Nevada, Arizona, the Pacific Ocean, Oregon, and Baja California. There are more than 39,500,000 people in about 163,696 square miles, making it the third-largest state. The state capital is Sacramento, and Los Angeles is the most populous city.