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Encyclopedia > San Benito County, California
San Benito County, California
Seal of San Benito County, California
Map
Map of California highlighting San Benito County
Location in the state of California
Statistics
Formed 1874
Seat Hollister
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

3,602 km² (1,391 mi²)
 sq mi ( km²)
4 km² (2 mi²), 0.12%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

53,234
15/km² 
Website: www.san-benito.ca.us

San Benito County is a county located in the Coast Range Mountains of the U.S. state of California, south of San Jose. As of 2000 the population was 53,234. The county seat is Hollister, which includes approximately three fifths of the county's population. El Camino Real passes through the county and includes one mission in San Juan Bautista. Image File history File links San_Benito_County_ca_seal. ... Overview map of California with county highlighted File links The following pages link to this file: San Benito County, California Categories: California county locator maps | GFDL images ... 1874 (MDCCCLXXIV) was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Hollister is the county seat of San Benito County, California. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... 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. ... 2000 US Census logo The Twenty-Second United States Census, known as Census 2000 and conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ... Density (symbol: ρ - Greek: rho) is a measure of mass per volume. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article may require cleanup. ... The Coast Ranges of California constitute one of the eleven traditional geomorphic provinces of California. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Chief Justice Associate Justices Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures State Courts Counties, Cities, and Towns Other countries â€¢ Politics Portal      A state of the United States is any one of the fifty subnational entities referred to... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city 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. ... Nickname: Capital of Silicon Valley Location of San Jose within Santa Clara County, California. ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Hollister is the county seat of San Benito County, California. ... El Camino Real in California is historically the road built in 1769 by Father Junípero Serra to connect the Catholic missions in Alta California between Sonoma in the north, and (what is now Presidio Park in) San Diego in the south, during the Spanish colonial era, and now a... The Spanish Missions in California (more simply referred to as the California Missions) comprise a series of religious outposts established by Spanish Catholic Dominicans, Jesuits, and Franciscans, to spread the Christian doctrine among the local Native Americans. ... San Juan Bautista is a city located in San Benito County, California. ...


As housing costs have gone up in the San Francisco Bay Area, commuters have begun moving to San Benito County. USGS Satellite photo of the San Francisco Bay Area. ...

Contents

History

San Benito County was formed from parts of Monterey County in 1874. Monterey County is a county located on the Pacific coast of California, its northwestern section forming the southern half of Monterey Bay. ... 1874 (MDCCCLXXIV) was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ...


The county is named after the San Benito Valley. Father Juan Crespi, in his expedition in 1772, named a small river in honor of San Benedicto (Saint Benedict), the patron saint of the married, and it is from the contraction of this name that the county took its name. Juan Crespi (1721–1782), was a Spanish missionary and explorer in the Southwest, a Franciscan. ... Catherine IIs soldiers in the Russo-Turkish War, by Alexandre Benois. ... Saint Benedict of Nursia (c. ...


Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 3,602 km² (1,391 mi²). 3,598 km² (1,389 mi²) of it is land and 4 km² (2 mi²) of it (0.12%) 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. ...


It is the location of the San Benito American Viticultural Area. An American Viticultural Area (AVA) is a delimited grape-growing region distinguishable by geographic features, with boundaries defined by the United States governments Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB). ...


Cities and towns

Hollister is the county seat of San Benito County, California. ... Ridgemark is a census-designated place located in San Benito County, California. ... San Juan Bautista is a city located in San Benito County, California. ... The community of Tres Pinos is located in the County of San Benito along California State Route 25. ... Aromas SUCKS MAJOR FUCKING BALLSACK OMGWTF and is a census-designated place (CDP) in Monterey County, and San Benito County, California, United States. ... Paicines General Store marks the intersection of SR25 and County Road J1. ... New Idria in 1910 New Idria was a previously mining-oriented, now ghost town in coastal range of California, outside of Hollister, California up in the Diablo Range mountains. ...

Adjacent counties

Location of Santa Clara County within California. ... Merced County is a county located in Californias Central Valley, north of Fresno and southeast of San Jose. ... Fresno County is a county located in Californias Central Valley, south of Stockton and north of Bakersfield. ... Monterey County is a county located on the Pacific coast of California, its northwestern section forming the southern half of Monterey Bay. ... Santa Cruz County is a county located on the Pacific coast of the U.S. state of California, just south of the San Francisco Bay Area, it forms the northern coast of the Monterey Bay. ...

Transportation Infrastructure

Major highways

Image File history File links US_101_(CA). ... U.S. Highway 101, or U.S. Route 101 (often just U.S. 101), is a north-south highway that is aligned along the Pacific West Coast of the United States. ... Image File history File links California_25. ... Looking north along CA 25 in San Benito County, CA. JUNCTION POSTMILE SR-198 MON 0. ... Image File history File links California_156. ... JUNCTION POSTMILE SR-1 MON 0. ...

Demographics

As of the census² of 2000, there were 53,234 people, 15,885 households, and 12,898 families residing in the county. The population density was 15/km² (38/mi²). There were 16,499 housing units at an average density of 5/km² (12/mi²). The racial makeup of the county was 65.17% White, 1.08% Black or African American, 1.16% Native American, 2.40% Asian, 0.19% Pacific Islander, 24.87% from other races, and 5.14% from two or more races. 47.93% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of encyclopedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget, is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget, is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget, is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget, is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget, is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget, is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget, is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget, is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget, is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ...


There were 15,885 households out of which 46.30% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.70% were married couples living together, 10.50% had a female householder with no husband present, and 18.80% were non-families. 14.10% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.40% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.32 and the average family size was 3.64. This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...


In the county the population was spread out with 32.20% under the age of 18, 8.80% from 18 to 24, 31.50% from 25 to 44, 19.30% from 45 to 64, and 8.10% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 31 years. For every 100 females there were 102.50 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.60 males.


The median income for a household in the county was $57,469, and the median income for a family was $60,665. Males had a median income of $44,158 versus $29,524 for females. The per capita income for the county was $20,932. About 6.70% of families and 10.00% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.40% of those under age 18 and 8.50% 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. ...


Environmental features

The county is home to benitoite, the official gem of the State of California and of E Clampus Vitus, to the San Benito evening primrose (Camissonia benitensis), a flower believed to exist only within the county, and to Illacme plenipes, a millipede discovered in the county in 1926 (and unseen again until 2005) and having more legs than any other millipede species[1]. Benitoite or barium titanium silicate, BaTiSi3O9, is the state gemstone of California. ... Trivia California was the first state to designate an official State Rock. ... The Ancient and Honorable Order of E Clampus Vitus is a fraternal organization dedicated to the study and preservation of the history of California, in particular the history of the Mother Lode and gold mining regions of the state. ... Illacme plenipes is a species of millipede living in Central California, the only one coming even close to living up to its name -- millipede means thousand feet in Greek. ... Subclasses Helminthomorpha Penicillata Pentazonia Millipedes (Class Diplopoda, previously also known as Chilognatha) are very elongated arthropods with cylindrical bodies that have two pairs of legs for each one of their 20 to 100 or more body segments (except for the first segment behind the head which does not have any... In biology, a species is one of the basic units of biodiversity. ...


References

  1. ^ Kate Woods (June 18, 2006). Only in San Benito.. The Weekend Pinnacle.

See also

List of school districts in San Benito County, California Aromas/San Juan Unified School District Bitterwater-Tully Joint Union Elementary School District Cienega Union Elementary School District Hollister Elementary School District Jefferson Elementary School District North County Joint Union Elementary School District Panoche Elementary School District San Benito High School... New Idria in 1910 New Idria was a previously mining-oriented, now ghost town in coastal range of California, outside of Hollister, California up in the Diablo Range mountains. ...

External links

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Sacramento (capital)
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Regions

Antelope Valley | Big Sur | Central Coast | Central Valley | Channel Islands | Coachella Valley | Cucamonga Valley | Death Valley | East Bay (SF) | Eastern California | Gold Country | Greater Los Angeles | Imperial Valley | Inland Empire | Los Angeles Basin | Mojave | North Bay (SF) | North Coast | Northern California | North San Diego County | Owens Valley | The Peninsula | Pomona Valley | Redwood Empire | Russian River | Sacramento Valley | Salinas Valley | San Fernando Valley | San Francisco Bay Area | San Gabriel Valley | San Joaquin Valley | Santa Clara Valley | Shasta Cascade | Sierra Nevada | Silicon Valley | Sonoma Valley | Southern California | Tech Coast | Tri-Valley | Victor Valley | Wine Country | Yosemite This list of regions of the United States includes official (governmental) and non-official areas within the borders of the United States, not including U.S. states, the federal district of Washington, D.C. or standard subentities such as cities or counties. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Big Sur is a thinly-settled region of the central California coast where the Santa Lucia Mountains rise abruptly from the Pacific Ocean. ... The Central Coast is an area of California, United States, extending from Santa Cruz in the north to Santa Barbara in the south, but centering primarily on Monterey and San Luis Obispo counties. ... The California Central Valley Part of the Valley as seen from overhead A typical Central Valley scene at ground level The California Central Valley is a large, flat valley that dominates the central portion of the U.S. state of California. ... The Channel Islands of California, also called the Santa Barbara Islands, are a chain of eight islands located in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Southern California along the Santa Barbara Channel in the United States of America. ... Coachella Valley The Coachella Valley is an irrigated agricultural and recreational desert valley in southern California east of Los Angeles. ... The Cucamonga Valley is a region between the Los Angeles and San Bernardino areas, in San Bernardino County and Riverside County, of California, USA. It is located east of the Pomona Valley and it is a major site of wine production. ... Death Valley and Panamint Range For other uses, see Death Valley (disambiguation). ... A part of the East Bay showing Concord, Walnut Creek, Martinez, Pleasant Hill and Clayton The East Bay is a subregion of the San Francisco Bay Area, California, United States. ... Eastern California is not a well-defined term. ... Gold Country (also Mother Lode Country) is a region of northeastern California famed for the mines and mineral deposits which so famously brought the 49ers west for the California Gold Rush. ... The Greater Los Angeles Area is the agglomeration of urbanized area around the city of Los Angeles, California. ... The Imperial Valley and the Salton Sea, as seen from the Space shuttle. ... The Inland Empire and its regions within The Inland Empire refers to the region in Southern California located in Riverside and San Bernardino Counties. ... The Los Angeles Basin is the coastal sediment-filled plain located between the peninsular and transverse ranges in southern California in the United States containing the central part of the city of Los Angeles. ... Looking across from Emigrant Pass towards the Kingston Range in the eastern Mojave. ... The North Bay is a subregion of the San Francisco Bay Area, in California, United States. ... The North Coast of the U.S. state of California is a mostly rural coastline on the Pacific Ocean stretching from the city of San Francisco to the border of Oregon characterized by cliffs, hills, and tide pools. ... Majestic Mount Shasta (14,179 feet) in the northern part of Northern California. ... North San Diego County (locally referred to as North County) refers to the northern portion of San Diego County, a suburban and rural area far from the urban center of San Diego. ... Owens Valley is the arid ranching valley of the Owens River in southeastern California in the United States. ... USGS Satellite photo of the San Francisco Bay Area. ... The Pomona Valley, a part of the Inland Empire (the Pomona Valley is its own georgraphical area, and should not be bundled in with the Inland Empire. ... The Redwood Empire (also Redwood Coast or North Coast) is a region of California that stretches from San Francisco and the Golden Gate Bridge to the Oregon coast. ... The Russian River downstream of Duncans Mills The Russian River rises in the coastal mountain ranges of Mendocino County, north of Ukiah in Northern California. ... The Sacramento Valley is the portion of the California Central Valley that lies to the north of the San Joaquin-Sacramento Delta. ... The Salinas Valley in the Central Coast region of California lies along the Salinas River between the Gabilan Mountains and the Santa Lucia Range. ... San Fernando Valley The San Fernando Valley is an urbanized valley in Southern California, United States. ... USGS Satellite photo of the San Francisco Bay Area. ... San Gabriel Valley within Southern California The San Gabriel Valley is one of the principal valleys of southern California. ... The eight-county San Joaquin Valley is the part of the Central Valley of California that lies south of the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta in Stockton. ... The Santa Clara Valley is a valley just south of the San Francisco Bay in northern California in the United States. ... The Shasta Cascade region of California is located in the northeastern and north-central sections of the state bordering Oregon and Nevada, north of the Central Valley and the Sierra Nevada mountain range. ... The Sierra Nevada is a mountain range that is almost entirely in the eastern portion of the U.S. state of California. ... A view of downtown San Jose, the self-proclaimed Capital of Silicon Valley. ... Today in a town we like to call sonoma valley about 17 minutes away from santa rosa Sean virrtoes was cought with his pants down and know we have reason to believe that sean is not straight but might be gay we have reached a new world change, ALSo just... Southern California Downtown Los Angeles Skyline Southern California, sometimes abbreviated SoCal or colloquially, the Southland, is an informal name for the megalopolis and nearby desert that occupies the southern-most quarter of the U.S. state of California. ... Tech Coast is the nickname given to the Southern California region extending from Santa Barbara in the north to San Diego in the south. ... The Tri-Valley region of California is based around the San Francisco Bay Area cities of Pleasanton, Livermore, Dublin and San Ramon in the three valleys from which it takes its name: Amador Valley, Livermore Valley and San Ramon Valley. ... The Victor Valley is a region of Southern California north of the San Bernardino Mountains in the Mojave Desert. ... Wine Country is a region of Northern California in the United States, known as a wine-growing region since 1838. ... Yosemite redirects here. ...

Metros

Bakersfield | Chico | Fresno | Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale | Modesto | Napa | Oakland-Fremont-Hayward | Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura | Redding | Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario | Sacramento-Roseville | Salinas | San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos | San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City | San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara | Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine | Santa Barbara-Santa Maria | Santa Cruz-Watsonville | Santa Rosa-Petaluma | Stockton | Vallejo-Fairfield | Visalia-Porterville | Yuba City In the United States, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has produced a formal definition of metropolitan areas. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Nickname: City of Roses, City of Trees Location of Chico in California Coordinates: Country State County United States California Butte Settled 1843 Founded 1860 Incorporated 1872 City Council Mayor Scott Greundl Maureen Kirk Andrew Holcombe Ann Schwab Larry Wahl Steve Bertagna Dan Herbert Area    - City 71. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Nickname: City of Angels Location within Los Angeles County in the state of California Coordinates: State California County Los Angeles County Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa Area    - City 1,290. ... Nickname: The International City (on flag), Friendly City (in Latin on citys seal), or the LBC Location within Los Angeles County in the state of California Coordinates: Country United States State California County Los Angeles County Mayor Bob Foster Area    - City 170. ... Nickname The Jewel City Location Location of Glendale within Los Angeles County and the State of California. ... Modesto is the county seat of Stanislaus County in the U.S. state of California. ... Napa is the county seat of Napa County, California. ... Oakland, founded in 1852, is the eighth-largest city in California[1] and the county seat of Alameda County. ... Fremont (IPA: ) is a city in California which was incorporated on January 23, 1956, from the merger of five smaller communities: Centerville, Irvington, Mission San Jose, Niles, and Warm Springs. ... The city of Hayward highlighted within Alameda County Hayward is a city located in the East Bay of the San Francisco Bay Area in Alameda County. ... Nickname: The City that Cares Location Location of Oxnard, California Government Country State County United States California Ventura County Mayor Dr. Thomas E. Holden Geographical characteristics Area    - City km²  (36. ... Thousand Oaks is a city in Ventura County, California, in the United States. ... Coordinates: Country United States State California County Ventura Mayor Carl Morehouse Area    - City 84. ... Redding from space, April 1994 Redding is the county seat of Shasta County, California, USA, located on the Sacramento River and on Interstate 5 south of Shasta Lake. ... Current city logo Riverside is the county seat of Riverside County, California, United States and is also a focus city of the Greater Los Angeles Area. ... San Bernardino is the county seat of San Bernardino County, California, United States. ... Ontario is a city located in San Bernardino County, California. ... Nickname: City of Trees Location of Sacramento in California County Sacramento Mayor Heather Fargo Area    - City 99. ... Roseville is a city in Placer County, California, located in the metropolitan area of Sacramento. ... Nickname: Americas Salad Bowl Location Location of Salinas, California Government Country   State     County United States   California     Monterey Mayor Anna Caballero Geographical characteristics Area     City 49. ... Nickname: Americas Finest City Location of San Diego within San Diego County Coordinates: Country United States State California County San Diego Mayor Jerry Sanders City Attorney Michael Aguirre City Council Scott Peters Kevin Faulconer Toni Atkins Tony Young Brian Maienschein Donna Frye Jim Madaffer Ben Hueso Area    - City 963. ... Location Location of Carlsbad within San Diego County, California. ... San Marcos is a city located in the northern portion of San Diego County, California, USA. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 54,977. ... Nickname: The City by the Bay; Fog City Location of the City and County of San Francisco, California Coordinates: Country United States of America State California City-County San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom Area    - City 122 km²  (47 sq mi)  - Land 121. ... Hillsdale Inn, Honeymoon Suite (demolished 5 April 2001) San Mateo is a city in San Mateo County, California, USA. It is one of the larger suburbs on the San Francisco Peninsula, located between Burlingame to the north, Foster City to the East, and Belmont to the south. ... Redwood City is a suburb located on the San Francisco Peninsula in the San Francisco Bay Area of California. ... Nickname: Capital of Silicon Valley Location of San Jose within Santa Clara County, California. ... Location of Sunnyvale within Santa Clara County, California. ... Official website: http://www. ... Santa Ana is the largest city and the county seat of Orange County, California. ... Location of Anaheim within Orange County, California Coordinates: Country United States State California County Orange Mayor Curt Pringle Area    - City 130. ... Location of Irvine within Orange County, California. ... Santa Barbara is a city in California, United States. ... Santa Maria is the largest city in Santa Barbara County, California. ... Santa Cruz is the county seat of Santa Cruz County, California, United States. ... Watsonville is a city located in Santa Cruz County, California. ... The Charles M. Schulz Museum and Research Center Luther Burbank Gardens, part of California Historical Landmark No. ... Petaluma is a city with a well preserved historic city center [1] in Sonoma County, California, in the United States. ... City nickname: Californias Sunrise Seaport City slogan: Stocktons Great, Take A Look! County: San Joaquin Area code: 209 ZIP code: 952xx Area:  - Total  - Water 144. ... Vallejo is a city in Solano County, California, United States. ... Fairfield, Court House, California Fairfield is a city located in Northern California, USA, near San Francisco and Sacramento. ... Visalia is a Central California city situated in the heart of California’s agricultural San Joaquin Valley, approximately 230 miles southeast of San Francisco and 190 miles north of Los Angeles. ... Porterville is a city in Tulare County, California, United States. ... Yuba City is the county seat of Sutter County, California, United States. ...

Counties

Alameda | Alpine | Amador | Butte | Calaveras | Colusa | Contra Costa | Del Norte | El Dorado | Fresno | Glenn | Humboldt | Imperial | Inyo | Kern | Kings | Lake | Lassen | Los Angeles | Madera | Marin | Mariposa | Mendocino | Merced | Modoc | Mono | Monterey | Napa | Nevada | Orange | Placer | Plumas | Riverside | Sacramento | San Benito | San Bernardino | San Diego | San Francisco | San Joaquin | San Luis Obispo | San Mateo | Santa Barbara | Santa Clara | Santa Cruz | Shasta | Sierra | Siskiyou | Solano | Sonoma | Stanislaus | Sutter | Tehama | Trinity | Tulare | Tuolumne | Ventura | Yolo | Yuba The U.S. state of California is divided into 58 counties. ... Official website: http://www. ... Alpine County is the smallest county, by population, in the U.S. state of California. ... Amador County is a county located in the Sierra Nevada of California. ... Butte County is a county located in the Central Valley of the U.S. state of California, north of state capital Sacramento. ... Calaveras County is a county located in Californias Gold Country. ... Colusa County is a county located in Californias Central Valley, northwest of Sacramento. ... Official website: http://www. ... Del Norte County is Californias northwesternmost county, located on the Pacific coast south of Oregon. ... Location in the state of California Formed 1850 Seat Placerville Area  - Total  - Water 4,631 km² (1,788 mi²) 200 km² (77 mi²) 4. ... Fresno County is a county located in Californias Central Valley, south of Stockton and north of Bakersfield. ... Glenn County is a county located in the California Central Valley north of Sacramento County. ... Humboldt County is a county located on the northwest coast of the U.S. state of California, on the Pacific Ocean. ... Imperial County is a county located in the Imperial Valley, in the far southeast of the U.S. state of California, and borders both Arizona and Mexico. ... Inyo County is a county located in east-central California, on the east side of the Sierra Nevada south of Yosemite National Park. ... Kern County is a county located in the southern Central Valley of the U.S. state of California. ... Kings County is a county located in the Central Valley of California, southeast of Fresno County. ... Lake County is a county located in the north central portion of the U.S. state of California, north of the San Francisco Bay Area. ... Lassen County is a county located in the northeastern portion of the U.S. state of California. ... Los Angeles County is a county in California and is the most populous county in the United States. ... Madera County is a county of California, located in the Central Valley north of Fresno County. ... Marin County (pronounced Muh-rin) is a county located in the North San Francisco Bay Area of the U.S. state of California, across the Golden Gate Bridge from San Francisco. ... Mariposa County is a county in the U.S. state of California, located in the western foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains. ... Mendocino County is a county located on Californias north coast, north of the San Francisco Bay Area and Sonoma County and west of the Central Valley. ... Merced County is a county located in Californias Central Valley, north of Fresno and southeast of San Jose. ... Modoc County is a county located in Californias far northeast corner, bounded by Oregon to the north and Nevada to the east. ... Mono County is a county located in the east central portion of the U.S. state of California, to east of the Sierra Nevada between Yosemite National Park and Nevada. ... Monterey County is a county located on the Pacific coast of California, its northwestern section forming the southern half of Monterey Bay. ... Napa Valley is most famous for its wine. ... Nevada County is a county located in Californias Sierra Nevada, in the Mother Lode country. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Placer County is a county located in California, USAs Sierra Nevada, in the Gold Country. ... Plumas County is a county located in Californias Sierra Nevada. ... Riverside County is a county located in the southeastern part of the U.S. state of California, stretching from Orange County to the Colorado River, which is the border with Arizona. ... Sacramento County is a county of the U.S. state of California. ... Official website: http://www. ... Official website: http://www. ... Nickname: The City by the Bay; Fog City Location of the City and County of San Francisco, California Coordinates: Country United States of America State California City-County San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom Area    - City 122 km²  (47 sq mi)  - Land 121. ... San Joaquin County is a county located in the United States of America in Californias Central Valley, just east of the San Francisco Bay Area. ... 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San Diego County, California - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (614 words)
San Diego County is a county located on the Pacific Ocean in the far southwest of California, along the border with Mexico.
San Diego County was one of the original counties of California, created in 1850 at the time of statehood.
In the county the population is spread out with 25.70% under the age of 18, 11.30% from 18 to 24, 32.00% from 25 to 44, 19.80% from 45 to 64, and 11.20% who are 65 years of age or older.
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