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Dos Palos
Merced County, California


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Statistics & Facts

The California state capital is Sacramento.
The population of Dos Palos is approximately 4,919 (2006), 4950 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 1,491 (2000), 1501 (2010).
The amount of land area in Dos Palos is 3.699 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Dos Palos is 1.49 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Dos Palos to Washington DC is 2477 miles.
The distance to the California state capital is 114 miles. (as the crow flies)
Dos Palos is positioned 36.98 degrees north of the equator and 120.63 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Dos Palos elevation is 116 feet above sea level.
Dos Palos median income is $ 33,000 (2005).
The Dos Palos median home price is $ 244,800 (2005).


in central California in between Interstate 5 and Highway 99, 15 miles south of Los Banos, 25 miles southwest of Merced and 59 miles northwest of Fresno. Other nearby communities include South Dos Palos, Firebaugh, Los Banos, Mendota, Atwater, Chowchilla and Winton.
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The Central California Historical Military Museum

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Dos Palos Historical Events

2002, November 6

Dos Palos Community News

Dos Palos High School Pride
Dec 1997 - Friday night, our high school varsity football team won the valley championship again. Weather: temp 35 f., wind chill -2 f., wind 22 kt. gusting to 32 kt., Rain 1st. through 3rd. quarter, snow 4th. quarter., score Dos Palos 14, Tehachapi 11 in the mountains at Tehachapi, 200 miles from home. DP has always been a big football town with a winning team.

Dos Palos Schools

Dos Palos-Oro Loma School district Dos Palos


The population of Dos Palos was:
1990 - 4,196
2000 - 4,581
2006 - 4,919

The number of housing units was:
1990 - 1,418
2000 - 1,491

Median age:
2000 - 30.3 years

Median household income:
2000 - $ 29,147
2005 - $ 33,000

Median house value:
2000 - $ 89,100
2005 - $ 244,800

Dos Palos is located in the Pacific Time zone and does participate in Daylight Savings Time during a portion of the year.

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