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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.

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Arroyo Grande location: 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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Arroyo Grande history:

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.

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The incorporation date of Arroyo Grande: 10 July 1911

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