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Pismo Beach
San Luis Obispo County, California


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History & History-related items

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Statistics & Facts

The California state capital is Sacramento.
The population of Pismo Beach is approximately 14,775 (2001), 7655 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 4,548 (1990), 3834 (2010).
The amount of land area in Pismo Beach is 8.94 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 25.504 sq kilometers.
The distance from Pismo Beach to Washington DC is 2490 miles.
The distance to the California state capital is 236 miles. (as the crow flies)
Pismo Beach is positioned 35.13 degrees north of the equator and 120.67 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Pismo Beach elevation is 33 feet above sea level.
The Pismo Beach median home price is $ 339,000.


On HWY 101, north of Santa Barbara near the Pacific Coast. It is bordered by the Pacific Ocean, with the cities of Arroyo Grande and Grover Beach to the south.
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History & History Related Items

Pismo Beach was founded in 1891 and incorporated in 1946. The City is part of the original 8,838 acre Rancho Pismo. Rancho Pismo was granted to Jose Ortega by Manuel Rinemo Goriod on November 18, 1840.

Here is a history page for Pismo Beach.
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Photos and information for Pismo Beach.

For information, please call 805-773-4382

Pismo Beach is known for its beautiful beach, one of the longest and widest in the state. This is reflected also by the many restaurants and hotels in the area - over 2,000 rooms are available. Several well-known golf courses are here with prominent tournaments held every year.

Visitor information for the area.
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Pismo Beach City Government

City of Pismo Beach
760 Mattie Road
Pismo Beach, California
Phone: (805) 773-4657

Pismo Beach has a Council/Manager type of government

Pismo Beach Schools

Lucia Mar Unified School District
Phone: (805) 473-4394

an Luis Coastal Unified School District
Phone: (805) 543-2010 Pismo Beach


population of Pismo Beach/Shell Beach was:
1990 - 7,669
2000 - 8,829
2001 - 14,775

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