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Grover Beach
San Luis Obispo County, California

ZipCodes
93433




Page Contents for Grover Beach, California

Statistics & Facts

Location

Weather & Climate

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Government

Chamber of Commerce.

Schools.

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The California state capital is Sacramento.
The population of Grover Beach is approximately 13,001 2001, 13156 2010.
The approximate number of families is 4,941 1990, 5111 2010.
The amount of land area in Grover Beach is 6.025 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Grover Beach is 2.25 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Grover Beach to Washington DC is 2487 miles.
The distance to the California state capital is 238 miles. (as the crow flies)
Grover Beach is positioned 35.12 degrees north of the equator and 120.61 degrees west of the prime meridian.
The Grover Beach median home price is $ 177,800.
Grover Beach average annual rainfall is 20 inches per year

Location

on the central coast of California, north of Santa Barbara 92 miles and 150 miles south of Monterey. It is grouped together in an area known as the "Five Cities." Oceano, Haycyon, Pismo Beach, Arroyo Grande and Grover Beach. Here is a location page for Grover Beach.
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Climate


mild and mediterranean-like. Here is a climate page for the area.
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History & History Related Items

Here is a history page for Grover Beach.

Though several different people or groups owned the land in this area over the years, iIt was D.W. Dwight William Grover who first realized the richness of the area. He founded what would become Grover City on 1 August 1887 at the San Luis Obispo County Courthouse. The community never really took hold until about 1935 when Horace V. Bagwell came north from southern California. He began to advertise the area as an "affordable place to buy" and many came to see and did buy. By the 1950's building had progressed and when a large building boom happened, the town began to prosper. On 21 December 1959, the town was incorporated as Grover City. In 1992, many residents began to feel the name, "The City of Grover City," was quite redundant and an election was held to re-name the city Grover Beach. Continuing to grow and develop, Grover Beach has now fulfilled many of Mr. Grover's dreams, particularly that of a train station since Oceano had beaten Grover out as a train stop many years before. In 1996, AMTRAK began rail service to Grover Beach.
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Attractions

See Great pictures and more for Grover Beach.

This area has over one million tourists each year due in part to its drive-on beach, great climate and more. Among the activities in the area are dune hiking, fishing, clamming, golfing, horseback riding, wine tasting, off-road riding and more. A new train station has been constructed on Pacific Coast Highway to accommodate the visitors who often take the scenic train tours.

Lots of information about Grover Beach.
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Grover Beach City Government

City of Grover Beach
154 S. 8th Street
P.O. Box 365
Grover Beach, California 93483
Phone: 805 473-4567
Fax: 805 489-9657

Grover Beach Chamber

Grover Beach Chamber of Commerce
177 South 8th Street
Grover Beach, CA 93433
Phone: 805 489-9091
Fax: 805 489-4147
Email

Grover Beach Organizations

Grover Beach Chamber of Commerce
177 South 8th Street
Grover Beach, CA 93433
Phone: 805 489-9091
Fax: 805 489-4147
Email

Grover Beach Schools

Lucia Mar Unified School District
Phone: 805 473-4394 Grover Beach

Miscellany

The population of Grover Beach was:
1990 - 11,656
1999 - 12,650
2000 - 12,767
2001 - 13,001

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