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Vallejo
Solano County, California

ZipCodes
94589, 94590, 94591, 94592




Page Contents for Vallejo, California

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Government

Chamber of Commerce.

Organizations, Churches, and Sports.

Libraries.

Schools.

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The California state capital is Sacramento.
The population of Vallejo is approximately 116,760 (2000), 115942 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 39,902 (1990), 40559 (2010).
The amount of land area in Vallejo is 78.258 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Vallejo is 30.2 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 48.083 sq kilometers.
The distance from Vallejo to Washington DC is 2567 miles.
The distance to the California state capital is 53 miles. (as the crow flies)
Vallejo is positioned 38.10 degrees north of the equator and 122.26 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Vallejo elevation is 60 feet above sea level.
Vallejo median income is $ 50,030 (2000).
The Vallejo median home price is $ 166,400 (2000).
The average winter temperature is 47.0 degrees F.
The average spring temperature is 58.2 degrees F.
The average summer temperature is 70.3 degrees F.
The average fall temperature is 62.9 degrees F.

Location

On the northern end of San Francisco Bay, near Interstate 80, north of Oakland. Here is a map page with directions for Vallejo. Other nearby communities are American Canyon, Crockett, Port Costa, Rodeo, Benicia, Hercules, Pinole and Bayview-Montalvin.
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History & History Related Items

For a one week duration, Vallejo was the capital of California in 1852. One year later, it was again the captial. This time, it lasted for one month. The legislature left in 1853, but the government established a navy yard here which helped the town overcome the loss. The shipyard function for over a hundred years, finally closing in 1996.

The city was named for a Mexican military officer, Mariano Guadalupe Vallejo, who helped to settle the area. He wanted the site named Eureka, but the other citizens of the area wanted to name the new city after the general. The man mostly responsible for the founding of the city is John B. Frisbie who married Vallejo's daughter. He was responsible for seeing that the city remained together and helped to establish the city's government.

Here is a good history page for Vallejo. Here is another history page for the city.
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The founding of Vallejo

1851

The incorporation of Vallejo

1867


Attractions

Vallejo Naval & Historical Museum
734 Marin Street
Vallejo, CA 94590
Phone: 707-643-0077
Fax: 707-643-2443

Six Flags - Marine World
This park is one of only a few combination animal park, oceanarium, and theme parks in the world
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Vallejo City Government

City of Vallejo
555 Santa Clara St
Vallejo, CA 94590
Phone: 707-648-4377

Vallejo Chamber

Vallejo Chamber Of Commerce
2 Florida St
Vallejo, CA 94590-5028
Phone: 707-644-5551
Fax: 707-644-5590
Email

Vallejo Organizations

Vallejo Chamber Of Commerce
2 Florida St
Vallejo, CA 94590-5028
Phone: 707-644-5551
Fax: 707-644-5590
Email

Vallejo Libraries

John F Kennedy Library
505 Santa Clara St
Vallejo, CA 94590-5922
Phone: 707-553-5568


Springstowne Library
1003 Oakwood Ave
Vallejo, CA 94591-5542
Phone: 707-553-5546

Vallejo Schools

Vallejo City Unified School District
211 Valle Vista Ave
Vallejo, CA 94590-3256
Phone: 707-556-8921 Vallejo

Miscellany

The population of Vallejo was:
1990 - 109,199
2000 - 116,760
2002 - 119,798 (estimate)

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