Balboa Peninsula, Newport Beach

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The Balboa Peninsula.

The Balboa Peninsula (also referred to as "Balboa") is a neighborhood of the city of Newport Beach, Orange County, California. It is named for the famous Spanish explorer, Vasco Núñez de Balboa.[1] Balboa is primarily residential but has some commercial areas as well.


Historical buildings include Balboa Pavilion (established 1906), the Balboa Theater (established 1928), and the Balboa Inn (established 1929).[2]



  1. ^ Morison, Samuel (1974). The European Discovery of America: The Southern Voyages, 1492-1616. New York: Oxford University Press. 
  2. ^ TalesOfBalboa - Your Portal To Balboa California

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Coordinates: 33°35′13″N 117°54′03″W / 33.58694°N 117.90083°W / 33.58694; -117.90083