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Statistics & Facts

The California state capital is Sacramento.
The population of Saratoga is approximately 28,061 (1990), 29926 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 10,315 (1990), 10734 (2010).
The amount of land area in Saratoga is 31.011 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Saratoga to Washington DC is 2555 miles.
The distance to the California state capital is 91 miles. (as the crow flies)
Saratoga is positioned 37.26 degrees north of the equator and 122.02 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Saratoga elevation is 455 feet above sea level.


On the southern end of the San Francisco peninsula, just west of San Jose
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History & History Related Items

Saratoga was originally called McCartysville for the man who built a toll road for the lumber wagons. When a gristmill was opened nearby, the name was changed to Bank Mills. Later, when mineral springs were located nearby, the locals decided to rename it again after Saratoga, New York, which also had rich mineral springs.
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Saratoga Schools

West Valley College
14000 Fruitvale Avenue
Saratoga, California 95070
Phone: 408-867-2200

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