California

established Sept. 9, 1850 formerly known as California RepublicMexican Cession, Alta California
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California two letter code: CA
capital: Sacramento est. 1854
population:
39,937,489
Nicknames:
El Dorado State
The Golden State
62 Counties:
Alameda County
Alpine County
Alpine County/Amador County
Amador County
Butte County
Calaveras County
Colusa County
Contra Costa County
Del Norte County
El Dorado County
Fresno County
Glenn County
Humboldt County
Imperial County
Inyo County
Kern County
Kings County
Lake County
Lassen County
Los Angeles County
Madera County
Marin County
Mariposa County
Mendocino County
Merced County
Modoc County
Mono County
Monterey County
Monterey County/San Benito County
Napa County
Nevada County
Orange County
Placer County
Placer County/El Dorado County
Placer County/Nevada County
Plumas County
Riverside County
Sacramento County
San Benito County
San Bernardino County
San Diego County
San Francisco County
San Joaquin County
San Luis Obispo County
San Mateo County
Santa Barbara County
Santa Clara County
Santa Cruz County
Shasta County
Sierra County
Siskiyou County
Solano County
Sonoma County
Stanislaus County
Sutter County
Tehama County
Trinity County
Tulare County
Tuolumne County
Ventura County
Yolo County
Yuba County
3 Neighboring States:
Arizona
Nevada
Oregon
28 Areacodes:
209     213     310     323     408     415     424     510     530     559     562     619     626     650     657     661     707     714     760     805     818     831     858     909     916     925     949     951    
Airport : 522
Gliderport : 3
Heliport : 374
Seaplane Base : 9
Ultralight : 1
Electoral Votes: 55
State Motto: Eureka (Εὕρηκα)
english translation: I have found it
Highest point in California: Mount Whitney , 14498 feet
fossil Saber-toothed cat
fossil scientific name Smilodon fatalis
tree Coast Redwood
tree binomial nomenclature Sequoia sempervirens
flower California poppy
flower scientificname Eschscholzia californica
grass Purple needlegrass
grass scientific name Nassella pulchra
fish Golden trout
fish binomial nomenclature Oncorhynchus mykiss (subspecies aguabonita)
bird California Valley Quail
reptile Desert tortoise
reptile scientific name Gopherus agassizii
insect California dogface butterfly
insect scientific name Zerene eurydice
butterfly California dogface butterfly (state insect)
butterfly binomial nomenclature Colias eurydice
amphibian California red-legged frog
amphibian binomial nomenclature Rana draytonii
land mammal California grizzly bear
marine mammal Gray whale
mineral Gold
rock or stone Serpentine
gemstone Benitoite
zipcodes for California : 89439 90001 90002 90003 90004 90005 90006
all 2469 zipcodes for California
Crime Chart California Crime (2014) USA Crime (2014)
population 38,802,500 318,857,056
violent crimes 153,7091,197,987
violent crime rate396.1375.7
murder and manslaughter1,69914,249
murder and manslaughter rate4.44.5
rape11,527116,645
rape rate29.736.6
robbery48,680325,802
robbery rate125.5102.2
aggravated assault91,803741,291
aggravated assault rate236.6232.5
property crimes947,1928,277,829
property crime rate2441.12596.1
burglary202,6701,729,806
burglary rate522.3542.5
larceny theft592,6705,858,496
larceny theft rate1527.41837.3
motor vechicle theft151,852689,527
motor vehicle theft rate391.3216.2
Adelanto (33,166)
Agoura Hills (20,915)
Alameda (78,630)
Alamo (15,639)
Albany (19,735)
Alhambra (85,551)
Aliso Viejo (50,195)
Alpine (14,580)
Altadena (44,622)
Alum Rock (10,992)
American Canyon (20,554)
Anaheim (350,742)
Anderson (10,217)
Antelope (47,798)
Antioch (110,542)
Apple Valley (72,174)
Arcadia (58,408)
Arcata (17,843)
Arden-Arcade (92,844)
Arroyo Grande (18,108)
Artesia (16,961)
Arvin (20,876)
Ashland (23,360)
Atascadero (29,819)
Atwater (29,237)
Auburn (13,953)
Avenal (13,301)
Avocado Heights (15,432)
Azusa (49,690)
Bakersfield (373,640)
Baldwin Park (77,071)
Banning (30,945)
Barstow (23,692)
Bay Point (21,586)
Beaumont (43,811)
Bell (36,205)
Bell Gardens (43,106)
Bellflower (78,441)
Belmont (27,218)
Benicia (28,167)
Berkeley (120,972)
Beverly Hills (34,869)
Big Bear City (12,563)
Bloomington (25,228)
Blythe (19,208)
Bonita (13,864)
Bostonia (16,460)
Brawley (25,897)
Brea (41,944)
Brentwood (58,968)
Buena Park (83,270)
Burbank (105,319)
Burlingame (30,459)
Calabasas (24,319)
Calexico (40,053)
California City (13,277)
Camarillo (67,608)
Cameron Park (18,831)
Camp Pendleton South (12,691)
Campbell (41,117)
Canyon Lake (11,080)
Capitola (10,189)
Carlsbad (113,453)
Carmichael (63,314)
Carpinteria (13,727)
Carson (93,281)
Casa de Oro-Mount Helix (21,076)
Castaic (18,619)
Castro Valley (62,363)
Cathedral City (53,826)
Ceres (47,963)
Cerritos (49,975)
Cherryland (15,244)
Chico (90,316)
Chino (85,595)
Chino Hills (78,309)
Chowchilla (18,510)
Chula Vista (265,757)
Citrus (11,446)
Citrus Heights (87,056)
Claremont (36,283)
Clayton (11,867)
Clearlake (15,182)
Clovis (104,180)
Coachella (44,635)
Coalinga (16,564)
Colton (54,621)
Commerce (13,081)
Compton (98,462)
Concord (128,667)
Corcoran (22,477)
Corona (164,226)
Coronado (24,812)
Costa Mesa (113,204)
Coto de Caza (14,647)
Country Club (10,018)
Covina (48,984)
Cudahy (24,311)
Culver City (39,717)
Cupertino (60,572)
Cypress (49,290)
Daly City (106,562)
Dana Point (34,181)
Danville (44,400)
Davis (67,666)
Del Aire (10,406)
Delano (52,733)
Desert Hot Springs (28,335)
Diamond Bar (56,897)
Diamond Springs (12,105)
Dinuba (23,702)
Discovery Bay (14,315)
Dixon (19,390)
Downey (114,219)
Duarte (21,990)
Dublin (57,721)
East Hemet (18,188)
East Los Angeles (127,610)
East Palo Alto (29,662)
East Rancho Dominguez (15,343)
East San Gabriel (15,573)
East Whittier (10,440)
Eastvale (59,039)
El Cajon (103,679)
El Centro (43,956)
El Cerrito (24,954)
El Dorado Hills (43,862)
El Monte (116,732)
El Paso de Robles (Paso Robles) (31,580)
El Segundo (17,037)
El Sobrante (13,122)
El Sobrante (14,855)
Elk Grove (166,913)
Emeryville (11,694)
Encinitas (62,930)
Escondido (151,451)
Eureka (27,017)
Exeter (10,548)
Fair Oaks (31,256)
Fairfield (112,970)
Fallbrook (31,435)
Farmersville (10,774)
Fillmore (15,548)
Florence-Graham (62,815)
Florin (50,791)
Folsom (76,375)
Fontana (207,460)
Foothill Farms (33,024)
Fortuna (12,000)
Foster City (33,477)
Fountain Valley (56,987)
Fremont (232,206)
French Valley (26,753)
Fresno (520,052)
Fullerton (140,847)
Galt (25,303)
Garden Acres (11,172)
Garden Grove (175,393)
Gardena (60,447)
Gilroy (53,231)
Glendale (201,020)
Glendora (52,009)
Goleta (30,944)
Grand Terrace (12,464)
Granite Bay (22,646)
Grass Valley (12,944)
Greenfield (17,184)
Grover Beach (13,600)
Hacienda Heights (55,179)
Half Moon Bay (12,657)
Hanford (55,659)
Hawaiian Gardens (14,592)
Hawthorne (88,451)
Hayward (158,289)
Healdsburg (11,742)
Hemet (83,861)
Hercules (25,314)
Hermosa Beach (19,860)
Hesperia (93,295)
Highland (54,854)
Hillsborough (11,451)
Hollister (37,462)
Home Gardens (11,701)
Huntington Beach (201,899)
Huntington Park (59,430)
Imperial (17,095)
Imperial Beach (27,408)
Indio (87,533)
Inglewood (111,666)
Irvine (256,927)
Isla Vista (24,792)
Jurupa Valley (100,314)
Kerman (14,475)
King City (13,902)
Kingsburg (11,824)
La Cañada Flintridge (20,590)
La Crescenta-Montrose (20,241)
La Habra (62,131)
La Mesa (60,089)
La Mirada (49,520)
La Palma (15,904)
La Presa (34,739)
La Puente (40,745)
La Quinta (40,476)
La Riviera (11,529)
La Verne (32,681)
Ladera Ranch (26,010)
Lafayette (25,843)
Laguna Beach (23,365)
Laguna Hills (31,748)
Laguna Niguel (65,806)
Laguna Woods (16,406)
Lake Arrowhead (11,255)
Lake Elsinore (61,981)
Lake Forest (82,492)
Lake Los Angeles (11,948)
Lakeland Village (11,343)
Lakeside (21,079)
Lakewood (81,611)
Lamont (16,359)
Lancaster (161,103)
Larkspur (12,417)
Lathrop (20,866)
Lawndale (33,430)
Lemon Grove (26,709)
Lemon Hill (12,767)
Lemoore (25,647)
Lennox (22,039)
Lincoln (46,474)
Linda (18,634)
Lindsay (13,217)
Live Oak (17,494)
Livermore (88,126)
Livingston (13,902)
Lodi (64,596)
Loma Linda (24,045)
Lomita (20,785)
Lompoc (44,164)
Long Beach (474,140)
Los Alamitos (11,716)
Los Altos (30,671)
Los Angeles (3,971,883)
Los Banos (37,457)
Los Gatos (30,705)
Los Osos (14,778)
Lynwood (71,989)
Madera (64,208)
Magalia (11,467)
Malibu (12,965)
Manhattan Beach (35,818)
Manteca (75,448)
Marina (21,229)
Martinez (38,137)
Marysville (12,216)
Maywood (27,888)
McFarland (13,985)
McKinleyville (16,448)
Mead Valley (19,851)
Mendota (11,430)
Menifee (87,174)
Menlo Park (33,449)
Merced (82,436)
Mill Valley (14,394)
Millbrae (22,795)
Milpitas (77,604)
Mission Viejo (97,156)
Modesto (211,266)
Monrovia (37,463)
Montclair (38,690)
Montebello (63,921)
Monterey (28,338)
Monterey Park (61,468)
Moorpark (36,104)
Moraga (17,256)
Moreno Valley (204,198)
Morgan Hill (42,948)
Morro Bay (10,639)
Mountain House (12,088)
Mountain View (80,435)
Murrieta (109,830)
Muscoy (11,674)
Napa (80,434)
National City (61,060)
Newark (45,336)
Newman (10,899)
Newport Beach (87,127)
Nipomo (17,115)
Norco (26,289)
North Auburn (14,011)
North Fair Oaks (15,181)
North Highlands (44,899)
North Tustin (25,724)
Norwalk (107,140)
Novato (55,530)
Oak Hills (10,308)
Oak Park (14,512)
Oakdale (22,259)
Oakland (419,267)
Oakley (39,813)
Oceanside (175,691)
Oildale (33,879)
Olivehurst (13,928)
Ontario (171,214)
Orange (140,992)
Orangevale (34,449)
Orcutt (30,266)
Orinda (19,279)
Oroville (16,260)
Oxnard (207,254)
Pacific Grove (15,674)
Pacifica (39,260)
Palm Desert (51,869)
Palm Springs (47,371)
Palmdale (158,351)
Palo Alto (66,853)
Palos Verdes Estates (13,682)
Paradise (26,476)
Paramount (55,412)
Parkway (14,756)
Parlier (15,138)
Pasadena (142,250)
Patterson (21,498)
Perris (74,971)
Petaluma (60,438)
Phelan (12,947)
Pico Rivera (64,218)
Piedmont (11,376)
Pinole (19,269)
Pittsburg (69,424)
Placentia (52,495)
Placerville (10,650)
Pleasant Hill (34,810)
Pleasanton (79,510)
Pomona (153,266)
Port Hueneme (22,423)
Porterville (56,058)
Poway (50,157)
Prunedale (18,574)
Quartz Hill (11,002)
Ramona (21,578)
Rancho Cordova (71,017)
Rancho Cucamonga (175,236)
Rancho Mirage (18,083)
Rancho Palos Verdes (42,732)
Rancho San Diego (21,514)
Rancho Santa Margarita (49,324)
Red Bluff (14,131)
Redding (91,582)
Redlands (71,035)
Redondo Beach (68,166)
Redwood City (85,288)
Reedley (25,569)
Rialto (103,132)
Richmond (109,708)
Ridgecrest (28,780)
Rio Linda (14,581)
Ripon (15,151)
Riverbank (24,122)
Riverside (322,424)
Rocklin (61,213)
Rohnert Park (42,407)
Rosamond (18,658)
Rosedale (14,826)
Rosemead (54,908)
Rosemont (22,824)
Roseville (130,269)
Rossmoor (10,816)
Rowland Heights (51,597)
Sacramento (490,712)
Salida (14,509)
Salinas (157,380)
San Anselmo (12,653)
San Bernardino (216,108)
San Bruno (43,185)
San Buenaventura (Ventura) (109,708)
San Carlos (29,931)
San Clemente (65,526)
San Diego (1,394,928)
San Diego Country Estates (10,191)
San Dimas (34,630)
San Fernando (24,931)
San Francisco (864,816)
San Gabriel (40,424)
San Jacinto (46,951)
San Jose (1,026,908)
San Juan Capistrano (36,454)
San Leandro (90,712)
San Lorenzo (24,563)
San Luis Obispo (47,339)
San Marcos (92,931)
San Marino (13,464)
San Mateo (103,536)
San Pablo (30,407)
San Rafael (59,162)
San Ramon (76,134)
Sanger (24,950)
Santa Ana (335,400)
Santa Barbara (91,842)
Santa Clara (126,215)
Santa Clarita (182,371)
Santa Cruz (64,220)
Santa Fe Springs (18,026)
Santa Maria (105,093)
Santa Monica (93,220)
Santa Paula (30,546)
Santa Rosa (174,972)
Santee (57,787)
Saratoga (30,968)
Scotts Valley (11,945)
Seal Beach (24,619)
Seaside (34,533)
Selma (24,414)
Shafter (18,336)
Shasta Lake (10,159)
Sierra Madre (11,163)
Signal Hill (11,565)
Simi Valley (126,788)
Solana Beach (13,449)
Soledad (25,003)
Sonoma (11,037)
Soquel (10,275)
South El Monte (20,878)
South Gate (96,401)
South Lake Tahoe (21,706)
South Pasadena (26,151)
South San Francisco (67,271)
South San Jose Hills (21,012)
South Whittier (58,328)
Spring Valley (29,841)
Stanford (13,506)
Stanton (38,872)
Stevenson Ranch (18,832)
Stockton (305,658)
Suisun City (29,492)
Sun Village (11,613)
Sunnyvale (151,754)
Susanville (15,247)
Tamalpais-Homestead Valley (10,331)
Tehachapi (13,021)
Temecula (112,011)
Temescal Valley (24,714)
Temple City (36,365)
Thousand Oaks (129,339)
Torrance (148,475)
Tracy (87,075)
Truckee (16,299)
Tulare (62,315)
Turlock (72,292)
Tustin (80,583)
Twentynine Palms (26,025)
Ukiah (15,917)
Union City (74,494)
Upland (76,443)
Vacaville (96,803)
Valinda (23,818)
Valle Vista (15,995)
Vallejo (121,253)
Victorville (122,225)
View Park-Windsor Hills (11,374)
Vincent (17,687)
Vineyard (25,640)
Visalia (130,104)
Vista (100,890)
Walnut (30,237)
Walnut Creek (68,910)
Walnut Park (16,039)
Wasco (26,279)
Watsonville (53,628)
West Carson (20,766)
West Covina (108,484)
West Hollywood (36,222)
West Puente Valley (23,868)
West Rancho Dominguez (21,739)
West Sacramento (52,721)
West Whittier-Los Nietos (26,590)
Westminster (92,114)
Westmont (30,835)
Whittier (87,438)
Wildomar (35,632)
Willowbrook (20,897)
Windsor (27,464)
Winter Gardens (20,346)
Winton (11,774)
Woodcrest (15,951)
Woodland (58,567)
Yorba Linda (67,973)
Yuba City (66,941)
Yucaipa (53,328)
Yucca Valley (21,600)