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image located by Valentin Poposki, 30 June 2007
Founded in 1887 and incorporated in 1954, this ten square-mile city continues to grow while holding on to the rich values upon which it was established. Young families and retirees are drawn to the community, providing a healthy residential mix of people. With a diverse population of approximately 33,300, Seaside is home to a variety of the best
authentic ethnic restaurants and cultural events. Thirty-five churches serve the needs of both residents and visitors, creating a solid sense of community. California State University at Monterey Bay and the Monterey College of Law are located in the City of Seaside, providing students of all ages a scenic environment to pursue their educational goals. These institutions are part of a world-class educational community on the Monterey Peninsula that includes the Naval Postgraduate School, the Defense Language Institute, and the Monterey Institute of International Studies. The multitude of opportunities for higher learning create a strong economic base for the community, much-needed services for retired military, and attract a contingent of people from throughout the world." - from official website:
Valentin Poposki, 30 June 2007
A white over yellow flag, 4:1, with the city seal centered in the white area, showing a white sea horse on green and white waves and a white disk on blue, with the city name written around the perimeter.