The coastal region of Orange County in Southern California
The 48th Congressional District is in the coastal region of Orange County in Southern California. It includes the cities of Aliso Viejo, Corona del Mar, Costa Mesa, Fountain Valley, Huntington Beach, Laguna Beach, Laguna Niguel, Newport Beach, Seal Beach, Sunset Beach, Surfside as well as portions of Garden Grove, Midway City, Santa Ana, and Westminster. The district is home to Crystal Cove State Beach and Seal Beach National Wildlife Refuge. Some additional notable points of interest in the district include: John Wayne Airport, Orange County Fairgrounds, Goldenwest College, Orange Coast College, Seal Beach Naval Weapons Station and the U.S. Coast Guard Station.