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Encyclopedia > Pescadero, California

Pescadero is a coastal community on the Pacific Ocean in the US state of California. It is located in San Mateo County. The town is situated near California State Route 1 about 18 miles south of Half Moon Bay and about 34 miles north of Santa Cruz. The Pacific Ocean (from the Latin name Mare Pacificum, peaceful sea, bestowed upon it by the Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan) is the worlds largest body of water. ... US,Us or us may stand for the United States of America us, the oblique case form of the English language pronoun we. ... State nickname: The Golden State Other U.S. States Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger Official languages English Area 410,000 km² (3rd)  - Land 404,298 km²  - Water 20,047 km² (4. ... San Mateo County is a county located in the San Francisco Bay Area. ... California State Route 1, more generally known as Highway 1, or in Southern California as the Pacific Coast Highway or P.C.H., runs along the Pacific coast for most of the length of the US state of California. ... Half Moon Bay is a town located in San Mateo County, California, with a total population of 11,842 as of the 2000 census. ... Downtown Santa Cruz Santa Cruz is the county seat of Santa Cruz County, California, United States. ...

The town lies about two miles inland from Pescadero State Beach.

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Pescadero State Beach (http://www.parks.ca.gov/default.asp?page_id=522)

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Pescadero, California - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (204 words)
Pescadero is an unincorporated community in San Mateo County, California two miles east of California Highway 1 and Pescadero State Beach.
Today, Pescadero is a weekend tourist location during the summer months because of beaches, State Parks including Memorial Park and Butano State Park, as well as extensive rural roads for biking and trails for hiking in the Santa Cruz Mountains.
Pescadero is situated near the Pacific Ocean about 17 miles south of Half Moon Bay and about 34 miles north of Santa Cruz.
Pescadero Creek Inn Bed&Breakfast, Pescadero California :: Homepage (245 words)
You may bicycle to California beaches and redwoods while Pigeon Point Lighthouse or elephant seals at Año Nuevo are a short drive away.
That dream was realized when they welcomed their first guests in early 2003 and they look forward to sharing the warm ambiance of their country inn with you.
Included in your stay is a full sit-down breakfast made from organic produce and farm fresh eggs from local Pescadero farms.
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