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Alameda County, California

94550, 94551

Home of the Centennial Bulb

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Statistics & Facts

The California state capital is Sacramento.
The population of Livermore is approximately 80,968 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 26,610 (2000), 29134 (2010).
The amount of land area in Livermore is 65.198 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Livermore is 25.17 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.003 sq kilometers.
The distance from Livermore to Washington DC is 2539 miles.
The distance to the California state capital is 59 miles. (as the crow flies)
Livermore is positioned 37.69 degrees north of the equator and 121.76 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Livermore elevation is 586 feet above sea level.
Livermore per capita income is $ 38,276 (2009).
Livermore median income is $ 92,997 (2009).
The Livermore median home price is $ 478,800 (2009).
Livermore average annual precipitation is 14.82 inches peryear.
The average low temperature is 46.3 degrees F.
The average high temperature is 73.3 degrees F.


Inland from San Francisco Bay about 15 miles from Fremont and about three miles from Pleasanton. Other nearby communities include Dublin, Sunol, San Ramon, Blackhawk-Camino Tassajara, Tassajara, Danville and Byron.
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mild with cool, wet winters and warm, dry summers.
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History & History Related Items

The city was founded by William Mendenhall and was named for his friend, Robert Livermore. Robert also had lived in the area on his ranch since the 1830's.

The Ohlone Native Americans lived here originally. Later, under the direction of the California Mission San Jose in 1796, the area served the mission as grazing land for the cattle and other herds. When the mission system was secularized between 1834 and 1837, the Rancho Las Positas grant was made to Robert Livermore. He was the first to plant vineyards and other fruit orchards. Livermore died before the town was named for him.

Livermore was incorporated on 15 April 1876. The downtown area was filled with businesses and many large hotels. The area has many Italian families that played a large part in establishing Livermore has a center for wineries and vineyards.
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Livermore is the home of the famous Centennial Bulb - It has been burning for over 110 years now! It was first turned on in 1901 at the local fire department. It has only been off a few times in all these years - mostly for moving it to a new location. Read all about this amazing light bulb on the above website.

Alameda County Fair

Livermore Rodeo
This rodeo has been held since 1918!

Livermore is home to two national laboratories - The Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and the Sandia National Laboratories
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Livermore City Government

City of Livermore
1052 S. Livermore Ave.
Livermore, CA 94550
Phone: 925-960-4000

Livermore Chamber

Livermore Chamber of Commerce
2157 1st Street
Livermore, CA 94550
Phone: 925-447-1606

Livermore Community Events

July each year
Livermore Shakespeare Festival
P.O. Box 2616
Livermore, CA 94551
Phone: 925-443-2273

Livermore Organizations

Livermore Chamber of Commerce
2157 1st Street
Livermore, CA 94550
Phone: 925-447-1606

Livermore Libraries

Livermore Public Library
1188 S. Livermore Ave
Livermore, CA 94550
Phone: 925-373-5500

Livermore Schools

Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District
685 East Jack London Blvd.
Livermore, CA 94551
Phone: 925-606-3200
Livermore Valley Charter School
543 Sonoma Ave.
Livermore, Ca 94550
Phone: 925-443-1690

Las Positas College
3000 Campus Hill Drive
Livermore, CA 94551
Phone: 925-424-1000 Livermore


The population of Livermore was:
1990 - 56,741
2009 - 81,084
2010 - 80,968

Median age:
2000 - 35 years

Number of Housing Units:
1990 - 21,489
2008 - 26,610

Median Household Income:
2000 - $ 75,322
2009 - $ 92,997

Per Capita Income:
2000 - $ 31,062
2009 - $ 38,276

Median House Value:
2000 - $ 309,100
2009 - $ 478,800

Livermore is located in the Pacific Time zone and does participate in daylight savings time during a portion of the year.

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