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The California state capital is Sacramento.
The population of Mecca is approximately 5,402 (2000), 8577 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 416 (1990), 1854 (2010).
The amount of land area in Mecca is 3.358 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Mecca is 1.3 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Mecca to Washington DC is 2307 miles.
The distance to the California state capital is 462 miles. (as the crow flies)
Mecca is positioned 33.57 degrees north of the equator and 116.07 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Mecca elevation is 180 feet above sea level.
Mecca median income is $ 22,973 (2000).
The Mecca median home price is $ 79,700 (2000).
Mecca average annual precipitation is 3.2 inches peryear.
The average winter temperature is 54.8 degrees F.
The average spring temperature is 71.6 degrees F.
The average summer temperature is 91.2 degrees F.
The average fall temperature is 74.5 degrees F.


in southern California near Palm Springs. Nearby communities include Coachella, Desert Shores, Salton Sea Beach, Indio, La Quinta, Bermuda Dunes, Salton City and Indian Wells.
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History & History Related Items

This community was named Mecca after a group returned from the Mideast Mecca where they went to study the date industry. Date palms abound in the area.
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Mecca Libraries

Mecca-North Shore Branch Library
65250 Coahuilla St.
Mecca, CA 92254
Phone: 760-396-2363

Mecca Schools

Martinez Elementary School
65-705 Johnson St.
Mecca, CA 92254
Phone: (760) 396-1935
Fax: (760) 396-2103 Mecca


The population of Mecca was:
1990 - 1,966
2000 - 5,402
The 1990 and 2000 figures are from the 1990 and 2000 US Census data.

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