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San Andreas, California
Location in Calaveras County and the state of California
Coordinates: 38°11′45″N 120°40′41″W / 38.19583, -120.67806
Country United States
State California
County Calaveras
Area
 - Total 8.7 sq mi (22.6 km²)
 - Land 8.7 sq mi (22.6 km²)
 - Water 0 sq mi (0 km²)
Elevation 1,017 ft (310 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 2,615
 - Density 300.6/sq mi (115.7/km²)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 - Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP codes 95249-95250
Area code(s) 209
FIPS code 06-64420
GNIS feature ID 0277590

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San Andreas is an unincorporated census-designated place and the county seat of Calaveras County, California. The population was 2,615 at the 2000 census. Like most towns in the region, it was originally founded during the California Gold Rush. The town is located on State Route 49 and is registered as California Historical Landmark #252. This article does not cite any references or sources. ... A census-designated place (CDP) is an area identified by the United States Census Bureau for statistical reporting. ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Calaveras County is a county located in the Gold Country of the U.S. state of California. ... The California Gold Rush (1848–1855) began shortly after January 24, 1848 (when gold was discovered at Sutters Mill in Coloma). ... California State Route 49 (also known as the Gold Country Highway) is a scenic highway in the California Gold Country that passes through the historic mining communities of the 1849 California gold rush. ... California Historical Landmarks (CHLs) are buildings, structures, sites, or places in the state of California that have been determined to have statewide historical significance by meeting at least one of the criteria listed below: approved for designation by the County Board of Supervisors or the City/Town Council in whose...

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History

gave out after a few years, but the discovery of gold in an underground river channel in 1853 revitalized the camp and it soon became a town. Mining of the channels was lucrative enough for the town to completely rebuild after fires in 1858 and 1863. The gold discovered here contributed greatly to the success of the Union during the Civil War. In 1866, San Andreas became the seat of Calaveras County. It was said to be a rendezvous location for Joaquin Murietta. Notorious stagecoach robber Black Bart was tried here and sent to prison. 1853 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... Year 1858 (MDCCCLVIII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian Calendar (or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... Year 1863 (MDCCCLXIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Tuesday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... In this map:  Union states prohibiting slavery  Union territories  Border states on the Union side which allowed slavery  Kansas, which entered and fought with the Union as a free state after the Bleeding Kansas crisis  The Confederacy  Confederate claimed and sometimes held territories During the American Civil War, the Union... Combatants United States of America (Union) Confederate States of America (Confederacy) Commanders Abraham Lincoln, Ulysses S. Grant Jefferson Davis, Robert E. Lee Strength 2,200,000 1,064,000 Casualties 110,000 killed in action, 360,000 total dead, 275,200 wounded 93,000 killed in action, 258,000 total... 1866 (MDCCCLXVI) is a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Joaquin Murietta (sometimes spelled Murieta or Murrieta) (b. ... Stagecoach in Switzerland A stagecoach is a type of four-wheeled enclosed passenger and/or mail coach, strongly sprung and drawn by four horses, widely used before the introduction of railway transport. ... Charles E. Bolles, also known as Black Bart Charles Earl Bolles (1829–Disappeared 1888–1917?), alias Black Bart, was an American Old West outlaw noted for his poetic messages left after each robbery. ...


Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 8.8 square miles (22.7 km²), of which, 8.7 square miles (22.6 km²) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (0.23%) 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 mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ...


Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 2,615 people, 1,097 households, and 652 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 299.4 people per square mile (115.5/km²). There were 1,167 housing units at an average density of 133.6/sq mi (51.6/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 92.08% White, 0.08% Black or African American, 1.53% Native American, 0.73% Asian, 1.95% from other races, and 3.63% from two or more races. 6.35% 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. ...


There were 1,097 households out of which 28.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 41.9% were married couples living together, 13.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 40.5% were non-families. 34.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.24 and the average family size was 2.85. Matrimony redirects here. ...


In the CDP the population was spread out with 24.2% under the age of 18, 7.6% from 18 to 24, 21.6% from 25 to 44, 22.6% from 45 to 64, and 23.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 89.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 81.9 males.


The median income for a household in the CDP was $32,500, and the median income for a family was $37,969. Males had a median income of $39,583 versus $24,500 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $16,813. About 14.4% of families and 14.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 19.5% of those under age 18 and 8.9% 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 San Andreas is located in the 1st Senate District, represented by Republican Dave Cox, and in the 25th Assembly District, represented by Republican Tom Berryhill. Federally, San Andreas is located in California's 3rd congressional district, which has a Cook PVI of R +7[2] and is represented by Republican Dan Lungren. 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. ... GOP redirects here. ... Dave Cox is the California State Senator representing the 1st district. ... 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. ... Tom Berryhill is a Republican who has represented Californias 25th Assembly district since December of 2006. ... California congressional districts since 2003. ... The Cook Partisan Voting Index indicates how much more Democratic or Republican a district performs compared to the nation as a whole. ... Dan Lungren Daniel Edward Lungren (born September 22, 1946), a Republican from California, was elected to the United States House of Representatives in 2004, representing the states 3rd Congressional district (map). ...


References

  1. ^ American FactFinder. United States Census Bureau. Retrieved on 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ Will Gerrymandered Districts Stem the Wave of Voter Unrest?. Campaign Legal Center Blog. Retrieved on 2007-10-20.

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Grand Theft Auto

According to the local newspaper, the Calaveras Enterprise, the San Andreas Merchants Association has been alarmed over the popularity of the Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas video game, which may cause the public to associate the trademark "San Andreas" with inner-city mayhem and violence instead of a peaceful small town in the Sierra foothills. However, when they contacted Take Two Interactive, Take Two's attorneys at Blank Rome LLP explained that their client was on firm legal ground.[citation needed] Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas is the fifth video game in the Grand Theft Auto series. ... Namcos Pac-Man is one of the most popular video games ever made. ... Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. ...


External links

  • San Andreas, California is at coordinates 38°11′45″N 120°40′41″W / 38.195815, -120.678085 (San Andreas, California)Coordinates: 38°11′45″N 120°40′41″W / 38.195815, -120.678085 (San Andreas, California)
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San Andreas, California - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (644 words)
San Andreas is an unincorporated census-designated place and the county seat of Calaveras County, California.
In 1866, San Andreas became the seat of Calaveras County.
According to the local newspaper, the Calaveras Enterprise, the San Andreas Merchants Association has been understandably alarmed over the popularity of the Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas video game, which may cause the public to associate the trademark "San Andreas" with inner-city mayhem and violence instead of a peaceful small town in the Sierra foothills.
San Andreas Fault - definition of San Andreas Fault in Encyclopedia (716 words)
The San Andreas Fault is a geological fault, known as a right-lateral strike-slip fault, that spans a length of roughly 800 miles (1287 kilometers) through California.
The San Andreas Fault marks a transform boundary between the Pacific Plate and the North American Plate.
These mountains are a result of movement along the San Andreas Fault and are commonly called the Transverse Range.
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