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94061, 94063, 94065

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The population of Redwood City is approximately 75,402 (2000), 76815 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 26,847 (1990), 27957 (2010).

The amount of land area in Redwood City is 49.324 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Redwood City is 19 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 39.006 sq kilometers.
The distance from Redwood City to Washington DC is 2565 miles. The distance to the California state capital is 80 miles. (as the crow flies)
Redwood City is positioned 37.51 degrees north of the equator and 122.20 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Redwood City elevation is 15 feet above sea level.
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Redwood City location: On the San Francisco peninsula between San Jose and San Francisco. It is about 25 miles south of San Francisco and about 27 miles north of San Jose.

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Redwood City history:

This area was settled by S.M. Mezes. He gave it the name of Mezesville. Later the men who cut the nearby Redwood forests renamed it Redwood City. It was incorporated in 1867. It is the county seat of San Mateo County.

Here is a history page with links to pages about the local fire department, the city charter, the county history museum and more.
The founding of Redwood City: 1854
The incorporation date of Redwood City: 1867

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Redwood City attractions:

San Mateo County History Museum
Woodside Store and Sanchez Adobe

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