As of July 2011, California had 482 incorporated cities, with 121 charter cities and 361 general law cities. Three counties lack any incorporated areas whatsoever, including Alpine, Mariposa and Trinity counties. Of the 482 cities, 439 gained population in 2014.Continue Reading
The state's population is approximately 38.3 million, according to the U.S. Census Bureau's 2013 estimate. As of 2014, Los Angeles is the most populous city with nearly 4 million residents. Los Angeles gained nearly 38,000 residents in 2013. San Diego is the second-largest urban area, followed by San Jose.
As of 2014, the fastest-growing region is the San Francisco Bay area. Santa Clara and Alameda counties grew at a rate of approximately 1.5 percent.Learn more about The West
Famous attractions in California include Yosemite, Death Valley, Sequoia, Redwood and Channel Islands National Parks, the Golden Gate Bridge, Universal Studios Theme Park and Disneyland. Other attractions include the San Diego Zoo and SeaWorld, Lake Tahoe, Santa Catalina Island, the Hollywood Walk of Fame and Fisherman’s Wharf.Full Answer >
California is the third-largest state in the union and second-largest state in the contiguous United States, at 158,706 square miles. Additionally, the state has the highest population in the country, at approximately 37.7 million residents.Full Answer >
The total square mileage of California is 163,695 square miles, including water. This makes California the third largest state in the country, only smaller in regards to Alaska and Texas.Full Answer >
California comprises 155,779 square miles of land, making it the third largest American state behind Alaska and Texas. It is divided into 58 counties and is bordered by Oregon to the north, Nevada to the east and Arizona to the southeast.Full Answer >