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Dublin, California
Location in Alameda County and the state of California
Coordinates: 37°42′51″N 121°54′45″W / 37.71417, -121.9125
Country United States
State California
County Alameda
Area
 - Total 12.6 sq mi (32.6 km²)
 - Land 12.6 sq mi (32.6 km²)
 - Water 0 sq mi (0 km²)
Elevation 367 ft (112 m)
Population (2004)
 - Total 45,000
 - Density 2,378.8/sq mi (919.4/km²)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 - Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code 94568
Area code(s) 925
FIPS code 06-20018
GNIS feature ID 1655980
The public library in Dublin

Dublin is a suburban city of the East (San Francisco) Bay region of Alameda County, California, United States. It is located along the north side of Interstate 580 at the intersection with Interstate 680, roughly 10 miles east of Hayward, and 25 miles north of San Jose. The nearest major metropolitan area is that of Oakland, approximately 25 miles to the west-northwest on Interstate 580. The population was 45,000 according to the state of California's 2007 estimates. Dublin is home to the headquarters of Sybase, Inc. Image File history File links Alameda_County_California_Incorporated_and_Unincorporated_areas_Dublin_Highlighted. ... Official website: http://www. ... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Largest metro area Greater Los Angeles Area  Ranked 3rd  - Total 158,302 sq mi (410,000 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 770 miles (1,240 km)  - % water 4. ... This list of countries, arranged alphabetically, gives an overview of countries of the world. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Circuit Courts of Appeal District Courts Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Local Government Other countries Atlas  US Government Portal      The political units and divisions of the United States include: The 50 states... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Largest metro area Greater Los Angeles Area  Ranked 3rd  - Total 158,302 sq mi (410,000 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 770 miles (1,240 km)  - % water 4. ... The U.S. state of California is divided into 58 counties. ... Official website: http://www. ... This article is about the physical quantity. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... Elevation histogram of the surface of the Earth – approximately 71% of the Earths surface is covered with water. ... A foot (plural: feet or foot;[1] symbol or abbreviation: ft or, sometimes, ′ – a prime) is a unit of length, in a number of different systems, including English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. ... This article is about the unit of length. ... Population density per square kilometre by country, 2006 Population density map of the world in 1994. ... Timezone and TimeZone redirect here. ... PST is UTC-8, highlighted in red. ... −12 | −11 | −10 | −9:30 | −9 | −8 | −7 | −6 | −5 | −4 | −3:30 | −3 | −2:30 | −2 | −1 | −0:25 | UTC (0) | +0:20 | +0:30 | +1 | +2 | +3 | +3:30 | +4 | +4:30 | +4:51 | +5 | +5:30 | +5:40 | +5:45 | +6 | +6:30 | +7 | +7:20 | +7... Although DST is common in Europe and North America, most of the worlds people do not use it. ... −12 | −11 | −10 | −9:30 | −9 | −8 | −7 | −6 | −5 | −4 | −3:30 | −3 | −2:30 | −2 | −1 | −0:25 | UTC (0) | +0:20 | +0:30 | +1 | +2 | +3 | +3:30 | +4 | +4:30 | +4:51 | +5 | +5:30 | +5:40 | +5:45 | +6 | +6:30 | +7 | +7:20 | +7... Mr. ... Map of California area codes in blue (and border states) with 925 in red In the North American Numbering Plan (NANP), area code 925 is an area code that covers parts of the Bay Area, California. ... Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) are publicly announced standards developed by the U.S. Federal government for use by all (non-military) government agencies and by government contractors. ... GNIS (The Geographic Names Information System) contains name and locative information about almost two million physical and cultural features located throughout the United States of America and its Territories. ... Download high resolution version (1600x1200, 360 KB)Photo by Rich Walker This is a photo of the public library in Dublin, California. ... Download high resolution version (1600x1200, 360 KB)Photo by Rich Walker This is a photo of the public library in Dublin, California. ... A satellite image of the East Bay The East Bay is a subregion of the San Francisco Bay Area, California, United States and is comprised of Alameda and Contra Costa Counties. ... Alameda County is a suburban county in Californias San Francisco Bay Area. ... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Largest metro area Greater Los Angeles Area  Ranked 3rd  - Total 158,302 sq mi (410,000 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 770 miles (1,240 km)  - % water 4. ... Interstate 580 (abbreviated I-580) is an interstate highway in Northern California. ... JUNCTION POSTMILE I-280 SCL 0. ... Hayward is a city located in the East Bay of the San Francisco Bay Area in Alameda County. ... For other uses, see San José. Nickname: Location of San Jose within Santa Clara County, California. ... Oakland redirects here. ... Sybase Inc. ...

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Government

The city government is headed by a mayor. The mayor, in addition to four councilmembers, compose the City Council. The mayor is elected to a two-year term every even-numbered year. Councilmembers are elected to four year terms and represent the city at large. Elections are non-partisan. A mayor (from the Latin māior, meaning larger, greater) is the modern title of the highest ranking municipal officer. ...


The current mayor, Janet Lockhart, first took office in 2001 when she was appointed to the office to fill the vacancy left by Guy S. Houston, who resigned to run for the California State Assembly. She was elected in 2002 and re-elected in 2004. Year 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 2001 Gregorian calendar). ... Guy Houston has represented Californias 15th Assembly district since December of 2002. ... The California State Assembly chamber California State Assembly Chamber in the State Capitol The California State Assembly is the lower house of the California State Legislature. ... Also see: 2002 (number). ... Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Santa Rita Jail

Dublin is home to Alameda County's central jail, Santa Rita Jail, which is the third-largest jail in California and the fifth-largest in the United States. Santa Rita Jail is a county jail located in Dublin, Alameda County, California adjacent to the Camp Parks Reserve Forces Training Area, and operated by the Alameda County Sheriffs Office. ...


Regal Theaters

Dublin is home to Regal Theaters which can be seen next to the Interstate 580 freeway.


Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 32.6 km² (12.6 mi²). 32.6 km² (12.6 mi²) of it is land and 0.08% is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


Demographics

As of the censusGR2 of 2007, there were 45,000 people, 9,325 households, and 6,508 families residing in the city. The population density was 919.2/km² (2,381.3/mi²). There are about 9,872 housing units at an average density of 302.7/km² (784.3/mi²). The racial makeup of the city was 60.37% White, 15.09% Black or African American, 0.73% Native American, 12.35% Asian, 0.32% Pacific Islander, 5.26% from other races, and 3.88% from two or more races. 16.54% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. Image:1870 census Lindauer Weber 01. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ...


There were 9,325 households out of which 35.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.9% were married couples living together, 9.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.2% were non-families. 21.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 2.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.65 and the average family size was 3.13. Marriage is an interpersonal relationship with governmental, social, or religious recognition, usually intimate and sexual, and often created as a contract, or through civil process. ...


In the city the population was spread out with 21.0% under the age of 18, 9.3% from 18 to 24, 44.1% from 25 to 44, 21.0% from 45 to 64, and 4.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 111.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 112.4 males.


The median income for a household in the city was $77,283, and the median income for a family was $83,123. Males had a median income of $55,605 versus $41,116 for females. The per capita income for the city was $29,451. About 1.9% of families and 2.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.2% of those under age 18 and 3.2% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Politics

In the state legislature Dublin is located in the 9th Senate District, represented by Democrat Don Perata, and in the 18th Assembly District, represented by Democrat Mary Hayashi. Federally, Dublin is located in California's 11th congressional district, which has a Cook PVI of R +3[1] and is represented by Democrat Jerry McNerney. McNerney received a 94% progressive rating from a self-described non-partisan group that provides a "searchable database of Congressional voting records from a Progressive perspective"[2]. Californias Capitol, where the State Legislature meets California State Assembly chamber California state Senate chamber The California Legislature is the legislative branch of the state government of California. ... California State Senate chamber The California State Senate is the upper house of the California State Legislature. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Circuit Courts of Appeal District Courts Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Local Government Other countries Atlas  Politics Portal      Further information: Politics of the United States#Organization of American political parties The Democratic... Don Perata (born April 30, 1945) is a California Democratic politician, who is the current President Pro Tempore of the California State Senate. ... The California State Assembly chamber California State Assembly Chamber in the State Capitol The California State Assembly is the lower house of the California State Legislature. ... Mary Hayashi was elected to the California State Assembly in 2006. ... Contains Morgan Hill, California. ... The Cook Partisan Voting Index indicates how much more Democratic or Republican a district performs compared to the nation as a whole. ... Jerry McNerney is a nationally recognized expert in wind engineering and renewable energy, with a PhD in mathematics. ... For other uses, see Progressivism (disambiguation). ...


History

Dublin Boulevard, a generally east/west road running just north of Interstate 580, was a part of the Lincoln Highway and later U.S. Highway 50. The street formerly curved southward near today's Hansen Drive to follow present-day Dublin Canyon Road toward Hayward. The Champs Elysees in Paris, France. ... Interstate 580 (abbreviated I-580) is an interstate highway in Northern California. ... Lincoln Highway bridge in Tama, Iowa The Lincoln Highway was the first transcontinental highway in the United States. ... United States Highway 50 is an east-west United States highway. ... Hayward is a city located in the East Bay of the San Francisco Bay Area in Alameda County. ...


Several historical sites are preserved and located where Dublin Boulevard is crossed by Donlan Way, itself formerly the northernmost segment of the main road to Sunol and Niles Canyon (present-day Foothill Road): The city of Sunol highlighted within Alameda County Sunol is an unincorporated census-designated place (CDP) in Alameda County, California, United States. ... Niles Canyon is a canyon, formed by Alameda Creek, largely in unincorporated Alameda County, California, USA; part of which lies in the Fremont city limits, and also the Union City city limits. ...

  • The Murray Schoolhouse (established in 1856 with 50 pupils)
  • Green's Store (opened in 1860) current home of the Dublin Church of Christ.
  • The old cemetery (Formally established in 1859, although people had been buried in the churchyard for years before 1859.
  • Saint Raymond's Church (established in 1860)

In 1960, the first housing tracts were built in Dublin, transforming the formerly rural community into a suburb. It grew steadily from the early 1960s onward as both a residential and retail center. The City incorporated in February of 1982. 1856 was a leap year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... 1860 is the leap year starting on Sunday. ... Year 1859 (MDCCCLIX) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... Year 1859 (MDCCCLIX) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... For the architectural structure, see Church (building). ...


Building Dublin

Danville, California-based development firm Blake Hunt Ventures, is planning a 27 acre project using 13 acres which it currently owns and an adjacent property which it is purchasing from IKEA. The planned development (which the company expects to contain a specialty grocery store, a mix of restaurants, apparel stores, home goods and retailers) includes a "Main Street" running east-west through the site, a central walkway and a "town green." A TOD (Transit Oriented Development) has started construction near the Dublin/Pleasanton BART station. Dublin is also going through a lot of remodeling with almost every shopping center in Dublin being remodeled, and two new ones, one is located by Regal cinema in east Dublin and one with a Starbucks just down the road from Dublin's High School. East Dublin has also opened a new K-8 school named Fallon which is convenientally located next to new townhomes. Also the Emerald Glenn park will be expanding with a man made lake and walking trails. A new BART station in West Dublin will begin to be built in 2007. The West Dublin/Pleasanton station TOD will also include a hotel, restaurant, 210 apartments, and 170,000 sq ft (16,000 m²). of office space across the Interstate 580 freeway in Pleasanton. The Clock Tower square in the heart of downtown The north side of the downtown The southern end of downtown proper Town Meeting Hall Danville is an incorporated town located in a part of Contra Costa County, California called the San Ramon Valley, United States. ... Map of countries with IKEA stores. ... Transit-oriented development (TOD) refers to residential and commercial areas designed to maximize access to public transport, and often incorporates features to encourage transit ridership. ... Platforms Island Parking Monthly Reserved, Daily ($1), Midday ($1), Carpool ($1), Extended Weekend, Long Term/Airport ($5) Bicycle facilities 24 Lockers Other information Opened May 10, 1997 Accessible Dublin/Pleasanton is a Bay Area Rapid Transit station on the border of Dublin and Pleasanton. ... Bart can refer to: A diminutive of Bartholomew Barts is the frequently used abbreviation for St Bartholomews Hospital in the City of London. ... For other meanings of the name Starbuck, see Starbuck. ... Other service Under construction Other information Opened construction began 2006, to be completed 2009 Accessible West Dublin/Pleasanton is a BART station that is currently under construction on the Dublin/Pleasanton - SFO/Millbrae Line. ... Interstate 580 (abbreviated I-580) is an interstate highway in Northern California. ... Location of Pleasanton within Alameda County, California. ...


Saint Patrick's Day Parade

Dublin is known for its Saint Patrick's Day Parade. Every year around Saint Patrick's Day many tourists from all around Alameda County and the Tri-Valley show up to enjoy the festivities. The parade is followed by an all-weekend fair, where one can buy various knick-knacks and other items usually sold at fairs. St. ...


In 2007, the fair was moved to Dublin Blvd. which connected the fair to the growing population in East Dublin and increased the fair's size.


Education

Dublin is home to the following private schools: For the film of this title, see Private School (film). ...

  • Valley Christian Schools, a ministry of Valley Christian Center, is located just west of Dublin Blvd and San Ramon Rd in Dublin California, is a 1,300 student Christian prep school comprising Valley Christian Preschool, Valley Christian Elementary School, Valley Christian Junior High and Valley Christian Senior High.
  • St. Raymond School, Catholic school. Ranges from grades K-8

Dublin is also home to the following public schools: The Valley Christian Schools (VCS) are private schools located in Dublin, California. ... A university-preparatory school or college-preparatory school (usually abbreviated to preparatory school, college prep school, or prep school) is a private secondary school designed to prepare a student for higher education. ... The Valley Christian Schools (VCS) are private schools located in Dublin, California. ... The term public school has two contrary meanings: In England, one of a small number of prestigious historic schools open to the public which normally charge fees and are financed by bodies other than the state, commonly as private charitable trusts; here the word public is used much as in...

  • Dublin High School, located on Village Parkway, has roughly 1,300 students and 80 teachers. It currently is under construction as it is being rebuilt. The principal is Mrs. Shimizu.
Website: http://schools.dublin.k12.ca.us/Dhs/index.html
  • Valley High School, Is the continuation school in the Dublin Unified School District, it has around 200 students and 10 teachers
Website: http://schools.dublin.k12.ca.us/Vhs/new/vhs/

Dublin High School was established in the fall of 1969 as the second high school in Pleasanton, Californias Amador Valley High School District and graduated its first senior class in June of 1971. ...

External links

Coordinates: 37.714229° N 121.912496° W Wikitravel is a project to create an open content, complete, up-to-date, and reliable world-wide travel guide. ... Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


See also: Irish Place Names in Other Countries This is a partial or incomplete list of places in countries other than Ireland named after places in Ireland. ...


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Dublin is home to a future Ikea that is scheduled to finish construction in 2008.
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Dublin is the capital city of Ireland located in County Dublin.
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