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95110, 95111, 95112, 95113, 95116, 95117, 95118, 95119, 95120, 95121, 95122, 95123, 95124, 95125, 95126, 95127, 95128, 95129, 95130, 95131, 95132, 95133, 95134, 95135, 95136, 95138, 95139, 95141, 95148

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The population of San Jose is approximately 909,100 (1999), 945942 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 259,365 (1990), 301366 (2010).

The amount of land area in San Jose is 443.567 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in San Jose is 176.6 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 8.581 sq kilometers.
The distance from San Jose to Washington DC is 2545 miles. The distance to the California state capital is 86 miles. (as the crow flies)
San Jose is positioned 37.30 degrees north of the equator and 121.84 degrees west of the prime meridian.

San Jose elevation is 87 feet above sea level.
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San Jose location: At the southern most end of San Francisco Bay, 50 miles south of San Francisco

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Climate & Weather

The weather in San Jose is great with more than 300 sunny days each year.
San Jose average annual rainfall is 14.4 inches per year
San Jose average temperature is (Spring) 61, (Summer) 70, (Fall) 62, (Winter) 50 degrees F.
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San Jose history:

San Jose was named "Pueblo de San Jose de Guadalupe" in the name of Charles the Third of Spain. In 1846, the American flag was first flown over the community. San Jose was the first civilian settlement in California. It was also the first city in California to be incorporated. It was the first state capital before California was officially a state. In 1849, on December 15th, the first state legislature was assembled here in San Jose.
The founding of San Jose: 1777
The incorporation date of San Jose: 27 March 1850

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San Jose attractions:

As of 1 Jan 1999, San Jose was the third largest city in California (behind Los Angeles and San Diego) and the 11th largest city in the United States!

Childrens Discovery Museum of San Jose
180 Woz Way
San Jose CA 95110 Phone: 408-298-5437

San Jose Museum of Art

The Tech Museum of Innovation
201 South Market St.
San Jose, CA 95113
Phone: 408-294-TECH

San Jose Historical Museum
1650 Senter Road
San Jose, CA 95112
Phone: 408-287-2290

Winchester Mystery House
525 South Winchester Boulevard
San Jose, CA 95128
24-hour info line: 408-247-2101
Administration: 408-247-2000
Tour 110 of the 160 rooms in this magnificent building. The tour takes you in the house and behind the scene. You won't want to miss the beautiful gardens surrounding the house. Over 14,000 plants, trees, flowers and shrubs beautify the area. The Winchester Firearms Museum and Antique Products Museum are also on the grounds.

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