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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.


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


University of California at Davis Davis


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

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