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The California state capital is Sacramento.
The population of Wasco is approximately 23,874 (2005), 25545 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 3,597 (1990), 5131 (2010).
The amount of land area in Wasco is 8.321 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Wasco is 7.6 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Wasco to Washington DC is 2411 miles.
The distance to the California state capital is 233 miles. (as the crow flies)
Wasco is positioned 35.59 degrees north of the equator and 119.34 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Wasco elevation is 325 feet above sea level.
Wasco median income is $ 28,997 (2000).
The Wasco median home price is $ 81,700 (2000).


in south-central California about 27 miles from Bakersfield. Other nearby communities include Shafter, McFarland, Delano, Buttonwillow, Rosedale, Tupman, Earlimart and Richgrove.
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Wasco Museum
918 6th St
Wasco, CA 93280-1902
Phone: 805-758-8948

There are currently about 6,000 inmates located in Wasco State prison, and the city has plans to ad another 4,000 inmates with a new private prison.
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Wasco Libraries

Wasco Public Library
1102 7th Pl.
Wasco, CA 93280-1822
Phone: 805-758-2114

Wasco Schools

Semitropic School District
25300 Highway 46
Wasco, CA 93280-9540
Phone: 805-758-6412

Wasco Union Elem School District
639 Broadway St.
Wasco, CA 93280-1825
Phone: 805-758-7100 Wasco


The population of Wasco was:
1990 - 12,412
2000 - 21,263
2005 - 23,874

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