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Statistics & Facts

The California state capital is Sacramento.
The population of Rodeo is approximately 7,589 (1990), 8679 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 2,804 (1990), 2920 (2010).
The amount of land area in Rodeo is 19.382 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Rodeo is 16 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 4.678 sq kilometers.
The distance from Rodeo to Washington DC is 2565 miles.
The distance to the California state capital is 54 miles. (as the crow flies)
Rodeo is positioned 38.04 degrees north of the equator and 122.23 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Rodeo median income is $ 53,950.


On the San Pablo Bay across the water from Marin County and the cities of Vallejo and Benicia. San Francisco is 28 miles southwest. Sacramento is 56 miles to the northeast.
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History & History Related Items

First populated by the Ohlone Indians, this area began to be explored by the Spanish and transformed into a busy ranching, meat packing and shipping area during the 1800's. In 1890, the city was founded when the Union Stock Yard Company was formed. The name, Rodeo (pronounced Ro-DAY-o) came from the round-ups of the various livestock being processed at the plants. These round-ups were generally called Rodeos
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Rodeo City Government

US Post Office
499 Parker Ave
Rodeo, CA 94572-9998
Phone: 510-799-4583

Rodeo Chamber

Rodeo Chamber Of Commerce
586 Parker Ave
Rodeo, CA 94572-1450
Phone: 510-799-7351

Rodeo Organizations

Rodeo Chamber Of Commerce
586 Parker Ave
Rodeo, CA 94572-1450
Phone: 510-799-7351

Rodeo Libraries

Rodeo Public Library
220 Pacific Ave
Rodeo, CA 94572-1118
Phone: 510-799-2606

Rodeo Schools

John Swett Unified School District
341 B Street
Crockett, CA 94525
Phone: 510-787-1141

Hillcrest Elementary School
601 California St
Rodeo, CA 94572
Phone: 510-799-4431
Fax: 510-799-5230 Rodeo


The population of Rodeo was:
1990 - 7,589
2000 - 8,717
The 1990 and 2000 figures are from US Census data.

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