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Contra Costa County,

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The California state capital is Sacramento.


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94565

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Statistics & Facts

The population of Pittsburg is approximately 59,900 (2001), 63264 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 16,709 (1990), 19527 (2010).

The amount of land area in Pittsburg is 28.156 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 2.62 sq kilometers.
The distance from Pittsburg to Washington DC is 2546 miles. The distance to the California state capital is 41 miles. (as the crow flies)
Pittsburg is positioned 38.01 degrees north of the equator and 121.88 degrees west of the prime meridian.

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Location

Pittsburg location: on the Sacramento River near the San Joaquin River in the central California Delta area. Nearby communities include Antioch, Collinsville, Oakley and Concord

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History & History Related Items

Pittsburg history:

In 1839, the Mexican government granted almost 10,000 acres to Jose Antone Mesa and Miguel Jose Garcia. Pittsburg was part of a big land purchase in 1849. It was soon named New York of the Pacific. It is not known for sure, but the man who laid out the town, J.D. Stevenson, was a native of New York, and probably named it for his home town. It soon became known as New York Landing with much fishing and cannery operation. The name was changed again in 1903 when coal was discovered in the nearby hills. This time the name was Black Diamond. Finally, on February 11, 1911, after Columbia Geneva Steel opened, it was named Pittsburg, after the famous steel mill in the Pennsylvania town. Many of Pittsburg's residents have Italian heritage.
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Attractions

Pittsburg attractions:

California Delta Chambers
1,000 miles of waterways
14900 W. Hwy 12, Suite C-2
Lodi, CA 95242

Home of the Pittsburg Seafood Festival
the single largest Festival in Contra Costa County held each year in September.

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