Oceanside is a coastal city located in North County San Diego. Among the many attractions you will find in Oceanside is the historic wooden Oceanside Pier, which was built in 1888 and is the longest wooden pier on the western United States coastline. The historic district of Mount ecclesia, Mission San Luis Rey de Francia, the California Surf Museum and the Oceanside Transit Center are also among the many attractions located in Oceanside. Also located within the city are over 30 city parks, 5 golf courses, 4 recreation centers, many shopping centers, astonishing beaches and a wide range of available ocean activities.Oceanside has some of the most affordable coastal real estate in San Diego. The Oceanside Unified School District, Vista Unified School District, Bonsall Union High School District and the Carlsbad Unified School District direct the Oceanside schools. Oceanside has over 22 schools allowing its residents options for education and campus locations.