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San Luis Obispo County, California


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History & History-related items

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Statistics & Facts

The California state capital is Sacramento.
The population of Cayucos is approximately 3,320 (2001), 2592 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 1314 (2010).
The amount of land area in Cayucos is 7.891 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Cayucos is 3.1 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 1.012 sq kilometers.
The distance from Cayucos to Washington DC is 2499 miles.
The distance to the California state capital is 214 miles. (as the crow flies)
Cayucos is positioned 35.43 degrees north of the equator and 120.88 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Cayucos elevation is 60 feet above sea level.
Cayucos median income is $ 42,841 (2000).
The Cayucos median home price is $ 305,500 (2000).


just off Highway 1, 29 minutes north of Morro Bay and 46 miles from Santa Maria. Other nearby communities include Morro Bay, Baywood-Los Osos, Templeton, Atascadero, Cambria, Paso Robles and Lake Nacimiento.
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History & History Related Items

The name, Cayucos, came from the Spanish word cayuco, which means a fishing canoe. It is the Spanish version of the word "kayak". Aleuts hunted sea otter along the California coast in their bidarkas or kayaks but the Spanish name has stayed with the town ever since it was founded around 1875.
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Photos and information for Cayucos.

Please call for more information: (805) 995-1200
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Cayucos City Government

Cayucos is an unincorporated area of San Luis Obispo County.

Cayucos Chamber

Cayucos Chamber of Commerce
Phone: (805) 995-1200

Cayucos Organizations

Cayucos Chamber of Commerce
Phone: (805) 995-1200

Cayucos Libraries

Cayucos Library
201 S. Ocean Front Lane
Cayucos, California
Phone: 805-995-3312 Cayucos


The population of Cambria was:
1990 - 2,960
2000 - 2,943
2001 - 3,320

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