“Surf City” is a 1963 song recorded by American music duo Jan and Dean about a fictitious surf spot where there are “two girls for every boy”. Written by Brian Wilson and Jan Berry, it was the first surf song to become a national number-one hit.
In 1991, after moving to Huntington Beach, California, Dean Torrence helped convince elected officials that the town be officially nicknamed Surf City, USA. In 2006, the official trademark of “Surf City, USA” was granted to Huntington Beach after several back-and-forth lawsuits between Huntington Beach and Santa Cruz. As of 2009, more than 65 businesses in the city included “Surf City” as part of their name
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