About Costa Mesa, CA


This thriving town of just under 110,000 people is a focal point of Orange County. Originally, Spanish missionaries built a small way station used by cattle herders and, by the 1880s, it began to grow. First as an agricultural area known for its orchards and during World War II as the site of Santa Ana Air Base, a key point for the war in the Pacific.


  • Central Costa Mesa

    Try Costa Mesa's Central Costa Mesa neighborhood for a lot of the city's cutest rental apartments. You can also use our apartment guide to learn more about apartment living in general. Central Costa Mesa is a excellent place in which to find your new Costa Mesa apartment. Want the lowdown on Central Costa Mesa? Check up on MyNewPlace for local tips and information about Central Costa Mesa Costa Mesa.
  • Mesa Verde

    Costa Mesa's Mesa Verde neighborhood has a lot of the city's most cost effective rentals. Let MyNewPlace help you find that impeccable apartment that meets both your needs and your budget. Want to start searching right away? Check out floor plans, photos, maps and videos on MyNewPlace! Best of luck in your search!
  • Eastside Costa Mesa

    Costa Mesa has lots of great apartment rentals and many of the cutest can be found in the Eastside Costa Mesa neighborhood. Our apartment guide can also help you learn more about the in's and out's of apartment living. Eastside Costa Mesa is a excellent neighborhood in which to find your new Costa Mesa apartment. Want to learn more about Eastside Costa Mesa? Take a look at MyNewPlace for local tips and insider information.
  • South Coast Metro

    Costa Mesa's South Coast Metro neighborhood has lots of the city's most cost effective apartment rentals, your new place is waiting for you on MyNewPlace! You can learn about roommates, landlords and other apartment issues in South Coast Metro as well as Costa Mesa's other neighborhoods in our apartment guide. Want to learn more about South Coast Metro? Take a look at MyNewPlace for local tips and insider information.
  • Southwest Costa Mesa

    The rental apartments in Costa Mesa's Southwest Costa Mesa are tons of the best in the city - and you will find this neighborhood full of friendly people and convenient amenities. Looking for that perfect apartment but have a specific spending limit? No worries - our apartment finder will help you find that ideal Southwest Costa Mesa apartment for rent that will meet your needs and fit your budget. The MyNewPlace apartment guide can help you not only learn about living in apartments in Southwest Costa Mesa but also other neighborhoods throughout Costa Mesa. Want to learn more before deciding if Southwest Costa Mesa is the neighborhood for you? Get started now. You can get a lot of answers to your Southwest Costa Mesa apartment questions by clicking through to floor plans, maps, photos and videos on each property's details page.
  • Orange Coast College

    Has the time come for you to get out of the dorm and move into an off campus OCC apartment? Perhaps the options available from the Orange Coast College housing office no longer meet your needs and you would like to find a cheap apartment close to the OCC campus. If so, you can search for off campus Orange Coast College apartments with MyNewPlace's college housing search.

    Although Orange Coast College student housing may be very conveniently close to campus, moving to an off campus apartment can be a great way to save money, put some distance in between yourself and an RA, get accustomed to living in your own apartment and building up rental history.

    OCC apartments for rent are available close to campus and in other neighborhoods around Costa Mesa, California. Using our map based university apartment finder, you can find off campus housing near campus to ensure you can still get to all the OCC Pirate Pete games and make it to class on time.

    We can help you find off campus OCC apartments that will best suit your collegiate lifestyle; search Orange Coast College apartments by the number of bedrooms, price, neighborhood or a range of other amenities.

    Have more questions? Check out our articles with renter tips in our apartment guide and search through http://www.orangecoastcollege.edu/.