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Davis
Yolo County, California

ZipCodes
95616

Motto
Home of the University of California at Davis



Page Contents for Davis, California

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Economy

Government

Chamber of Commerce.

Schools.

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The California state capital is Sacramento.
The population of Davis is approximately 51,507 1995, 65622 2010.
The approximate number of families is 18,282 1990, 24873 2010.
The amount of land area in Davis is 21.868 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Davis is 11 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.062 sq kilometers.
The distance from Davis to Washington DC is 2536 miles.
The distance to the California state capital is 16 miles. (as the crow flies)
Davis is positioned 38.55 degrees north of the equator and 121.73 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Davis elevation is 51 feet above sea level.
Davis average annual rainfall is 17.28 inches per year
Davis average temperature is 62 degrees F.
The average winter temperature is 46 degrees F.
The average spring temperature is 60 degrees F.
The average summer temperature is 77 degrees F.
The average fall temperature is 64 degrees F.

Location

Davis is located in northern California, 72 miles northeast of San Francisco and 13 miles west of Sacramento.
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Weather


moderate. Here is a weather page for the Davis area.
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History & History Related Items

Jerome C. Davis, a pioneer settler, came to the area and planted 400 acres of wheat, barley, orchards and vineyards. He also had great herds of livestock. Since that time, Davis has remained a prominant agricultural and livestock area. It is well-known for its energy conservation projects, some of which are: Dos Pinos Housing Cooperative, UC Davis Baggins End The Domes, Village Homes, and Davis Waldorf School. Tours are available at some of these sites. The University of California at Davis campus is here. The schools of Veterinary Medicine and Agricultural Sciences among others are located here.
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Attractions

University of California at Davis

It is said that there are over 50,000 bicycles in Davis, which helps give it a nickname of "The Bicycle Capital of the World." There are more than 40 miles of bicycle trails throughout the area. Walking and skating are also popular sports in Davis.

Information about Davis on the Davis Community Network.
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Economy & Industry


The largest employer in the area is the government. The Retail trade industry is the second largest.
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Davis City Government

City of Davis, California

City of Davis
23 Russell Blvd.
Davis, CA 95616



Davis has a city council/city manager form of government

Davis Chamber

Davis Chamber of Commerce and Visitors' Center
130 G St., Suite B
Davis, California 95616
Telephone:530 756-5160
FAX: 530 756-5190

Davis Organizations

Davis Chamber of Commerce and Visitors' Center
130 G St., Suite B
Davis, California 95616
Telephone:530 756-5160
FAX: 530 756-5190

Davis Schools

Davis Joint Unified School District
526 B Street
Davis Ca 95616-3811
Phone: 530-757-5300


See this education page for Davis and the area.



HIGHER EDUCATION


University of California at Davis Davis

Miscellany

The population of Davis was:
1970 - 23,488
1980 - 36,640
1990 - 45,310
1992 - 50,123
1995 - 51.507

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