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Benicia
Solano County, California

ZipCodes
94510




Page Contents for Benicia, California

Statistics & Facts

Location

Weather & Climate

History & History-related items

Chamber of Commerce.



Statistics & Facts

The California state capital is Sacramento.
The population of Benicia is approximately 24,437 (1990), 26997 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 9,587 (1990, 10686 (2010).
The amount of land area in Benicia is 33.122 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 3.118 sq kilometers.
The distance from Benicia to Washington DC is 2561 miles.
The distance to the California state capital is 49 miles. (as the crow flies)
Benicia is positioned 38.07 degrees north of the equator and 122.15 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Benicia average annual rainfall is 18 inches per year
Benicia average temperature is 69 degrees F.

Location

in the San Francisco Bay area next to the Carquinez Strait.
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Climate


moderate with dry, warm summers and moderate winters. Since Benicia is located on the bay, the breezes off the bay help keep the area cool and comfortable all year.
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History & History Related Items

Benicia was founded in 1847 and had the distinction of being the state capitol from 1853 to 1854 (a total of just thirteen months). Benicia was named for Dona Benicia, the wife of Spain's last Commandant General of the Mexican forces in California, General Vallejo. He also happened to own the land upon which the city is located!

Here is a history page for Benicia.
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Benicia Chamber

Benicia Chamber of Commerce and Visitor's Center
601 First STreet, Suite 100
Benicia, CA 94510
Phone: 707-745-2120
Toll-free: 800-559-7377
Fax: 707-745-2275
Email

Benicia Organizations

Benicia Chamber of Commerce and Visitor's Center
601 First STreet, Suite 100
Benicia, CA 94510
Phone: 707-745-2120
Toll-free: 800-559-7377
Fax: 707-745-2275
Email

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