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Arroyo Grande
San Luis Obispo County, California


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Statistics & Facts

The California state capital is Sacramento.
The population of Arroyo Grande is approximately 16,741 (2001), 17252 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 6,059 (1990), 7087 (2010).
The amount of land area in Arroyo Grande is 14.661 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Arroyo Grande to Washington DC is 2485 miles.
The distance to the California state capital is 238 miles. (as the crow flies)
Arroyo Grande is positioned 35.12 degrees north of the equator and 120.58 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Arroyo Grande elevation is 114 feet above sea level.
The Arroyo Grande median home price is $ 266,600.


15 miles south of San Luis Obispo and 15 miles north of Santa Maria near the Pacific coast in the central portion of California.
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History & History Related Items

When Spanish explorers discovered a creek out of the Santa Lucia Mountains in 1862, they built a town which eventually grew up on both sides of the creek. Passage across the creek was made possible by a rope bridge built in the 1880's. It still remains today and is known as the Swinging Bridge.

Here is a history page for Arroyo Grande.
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The incorporation of Arroyo Grande

10 July 1911


Photos and information for Arroyo Grande.
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Arroyo Grande City Government

City of Arroyo Grande
214 E. Branch Street
Arroyo Grande, California 93420
Phone: (805) 473-5400

Arroyo Grande Schools

Lucia Mar Unified School District
Phone: (805) 473-4390 Arroyo Grande


The population of Arroyo Grande was:
1990 - 14,378
2000 - 15,851
2001 - 16,741

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