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Encyclopedia > Woodland, California
City of Woodland

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Nickname: City of Trees
Location in Yolo County and the state of California
Location in Yolo County and the state of California
Coordinates: 38°40′27″N 121°46′21″W / 38.67417, -121.7725
Country United States
State California
County Yolo
Settled 1853
Incorporated 1871
Government
 - Mayor
 - Senate Michael Machado (D)
 - Assembly Lois Wolk (D)
 - U. S. Congress Wally Herger (R)
Area
 - Total 10.3 sq mi (26.7 km²)
 - Land 10.3 sq mi (26.7 km²)
 - Water 0 sq mi (0 km²)
Elevation 69 ft (21 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 51,998
 - Density 4,771.9/sq mi (1,840.9/km²)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 - Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP codes 95695, 95776
Area code(s) 530
FIPS code 06-86328
GNIS feature ID 1652659
Website: http://www.ci.woodland.ca.us/
Woodland Court House, California

Woodland (formerly, By Hell and Yolo City)[1] is the county seat of Yolo County, California. The population was 51,998 at the 2000 census. The town is a suburb of Sacramento and is part of the Sacramento–Arden-Arcade–Roseville Metropolitan Statistical Area. It's about 15 miles from Sacramento. Woodland is positioned alongside Interstate 5, a major artery for west coast transport, and therfore is home to a number of trucking companies. It also has very close access to Sacramento International Airport. Woodland has 23 Elementary Schools, 2 Middle Schools, 2 High Schools, and a Community College. EXAMPLE:Laughbox,Blondie,BamBam,Pinkie,etc. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Yolo County is located in the northern part of the U.S. state of California, bordered by the counties of Sacramento, Solano, Napa, Lake, Colusa, and Sutter. ... This article is about the U.S. state. ... 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Yolo County is located in the northern part of the U.S. state of California, bordered by the counties of Sacramento, Solano, Napa, Lake, Colusa, and Sutter. ... Sacramento redirects here. ... Arden-Arcade is a census-designated place located in Sacramento County, California. ... Location in Placer County Coordinates: , County Incorporated April 10, 1909 Government  - Mayor Jim Gray[1] Area  - City 79. ... Interstate 5 (abbreviated I-5) is the westernmost interstate highway in the continental United States. ... Sacramento International Airport (IATA: SMF, ICAO: KSMF, FAA LID: SMF) is a public airport located 10 miles (16 km) northwest of the central business district (CBD) of Sacramento, in Sacramento County, California, USA It is run by Sacramento County. ...

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History

Geography

Woodland is located at 38°40′27″N, 121°46′21″W (38.674054, -121.772498)[2].


According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 10.3 square miles (26.7 km²), all of it land. 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. ...


All of the land in and around Woodland is relatively flat. The mostly arable land that is characteristic of the Central Valley surrounds the city and harvests tomatoes, corn, and other produce.


Demographics

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 49,151 people, 16,751 households, and 12,278 families residing in the city. By December 2006, Woodland grew to 55,996 people. The population density was 4,765.7 people per square mile (1,840.7/km²). There were 17,120 housing units at an average density of 1,660.0/sq mi (641.1/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 66.84% White 48.5% by December 2006], 1.28% African American 1.3% by December 2006], 1.46% Native American, 3.77% Asian 7.4% by December 2006], 0.28% Pacific Islander, 21.50% from other races, and 4.88% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 38.83% of the population (42.8% by December 2006). Image:1870 census Lindauer Weber 01. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There were 16,751 households out of which 40.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.8% were married couples living together, 12.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.7% were non-families. 21.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.89 and the average family size was 3.37. Matrimony redirects here. ...


In the city the population was spread out with 29.7% under the age of 18, 9.6% from 18 to 24, 30.3% from 25 to 44, 19.9% from 45 to 64, and 10.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females there were 96.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.5 males.


The median income for a household in the city was $44,449 ($50,309 in December 2006), and the median income for a family was $48,689. Males had a median income of $34,606 versus $27,086 for females. The per capita income for the city was $18,042. About 9.2% of families and 11.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.0% of those under age 18 and 7.3% of those age 65 or over. Income, generally defined, is the money that is received as a result of the normal business activities of an individual or a business. ... 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. ...


Media

  • The local newspaper of Woodland is the Daily Democrat.
  • WAVE (Woodland Access Visual Enterprises) Channel 21 is Woodland's public access television station.

Famous Woodlanders

Bobbie Cryner (real name Phyllis Eileen Cryner) is a female country singer and songwriter born in Woodland, California on September 13, 1961. ... Dillon Adam Dougherty (born December 17, 1982) is one of the nations top amateur golfers. ... Vicente Escobedo (b. ... The ceremony for the lighting of the flame is arranged as a pagan pageant, with priestesses dancing. ... Dustin Luis Pedroia (born August 17, 1983) in Woodland, California is a Major League Baseball player for the Boston Red Sox, who also played college baseball at Arizona State University. ... Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) East Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1, 4, 8, 9, 27, 42 Name Boston Red Sox (1908–present) Boston Americans (1901-1907) Other nicknames The BoSox, The Olde Towne Team, The Sox Ballpark Fenway Park (1912–present) Huntington Avenue Baseball Grounds... Charles R. Schwab (born 1937) is the founder and CEO of the Charles Schwab Corporation. ... Anthony Dale Torcato, better known as Tony Torcato (born October 25, 1979, in Woodland, California, USA), is a Minor League Baseball player in the Seattle Mariners organization who is on the roster of the Tacoma Rainiers of the Pacific Coast League. ... Austin Kearns, an outfielder, catches a fly ball. ... Major league affiliations National League (1883–present) West Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers NY, NY, 3, 4, 11, 24, 27, 30, 36, 42, 44 Name San Francisco Giants (1958–present) New York Giants (1885–1957) New York Gothams (1883–85) Other nicknames The Jints, The Gigantes, The G... Washington State University (WSU) is a major public research university in Pullman, Washington. ...

Trivia

  • Woodland Community College is located in town. It was originally called Yuba Community College because it is part of the Yuba Community College system.
  • In the 1950s, Woodland had the most millionaires per capita of any city in California.
  • In 2002, Woodland had the highest percentage increase in property value in the nation.
  • It has been published that "Fabulous First Street," as it is sometimes referred to, may have the most examples of different styles of architecture than any other street in the United States. Many of the most famous examples are the different styles of Victorian homes, some of which date back before 1900.

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Sister cities

Woodland has one sister city, as designated by Sister Cities International:[5] since there are a lot of people from La Piedad here. Sign denoting twin towns of Neckarsulm, Germany Town twinning is a concept whereby towns or cities in geographically and politically distinct areas are paired with the goal of fostering human contact and cultural links. ... Sister Cities International is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting and fostering town twinning, especially between cities in the United States and cities in other countries. ...

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References

  1. ^ USGS GNIS: Woodland, California
  2. ^ US Gazetteer files: 2000 and 1990. United States Census Bureau (2005-05-03). Retrieved on 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ American FactFinder. United States Census Bureau. Retrieved on 2008-01-31.
  4. ^ http://www.artfacts.net/index.php/pageType/artistInfo/artist/27210#Biography
  5. ^ Online Directory: California, USA. Sister Cities International.

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External links

  • Woodland, California is at coordinates 38°40′27″N 121°46′21″W / 38.674054, -121.772498 (Woodland, California)Coordinates: 38°40′27″N 121°46′21″W / 38.674054, -121.772498 (Woodland, California)
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