Inhabited by many ethnic nationalities including Mojave, Yuma and Chumash when Spanish arrived in 16th cen.; Franciscans established missions all along coast; went to Mexico in 1820s; went to US in 1848; great influx of settlers from E arrived in gold rush.

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37.2380060° N, 118.8834410° W  map

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  1. Overview of California ← you are here
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  3. Historic Sites and Landmarks in California (2,516)
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