Postal abbreviation – CA
Capital – Sacramento
Area – 163,695.57 [3rd largest in the US]
Population as of census 2010 – 37,253,956 [1st largest in the US]
Population density per square mile – 239.1 [13th largest in the US]
Area codes – 209, 213, 310, 323, 408, 415, 510, 530, 559, 562, 619, 626, 650, 661, 707, 714, 760, 805, 818, 831, 858, 909, 916, 925, 949
Zip codes – 90001 - 96162
Number of counties – 58
State nickname – the Golden State
State motto – Eureka (I have found it)
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-The highest and lowest points in the continental US are within 100 miles of one another. Mount Whitney measures 14,495 feet and Bad Water in Death Valley is 282 feet below sea level.
-A giant sequoia in California's Kings Canyon National Park was named the nation's national Christmas tree. The tree is over 300 feet tall.
-More turkeys are raised in California than in any other state.
-Alpine County has no high school, ATMs, dentists, banks, or traffic lights.
-The largest three-day rodeo in the United States is held on the Tehama County Fairgrounds in Red Bluff.
-The California State Railroad Museum in Sacramento is the largest museum of its kind in North America.
-At nearly three million acres, San Bernardino County is the largest county in the US.
-The Hollywood Bowl is the world's largest outdoor amphitheater.
-Death Valley is the hottest, driest place in the US, with summer temperatures often reaching more than 115 degrees.
-One out of every eight US residents lives in California.
-California has the largest economy of any state in the US. If its economic size was measured against other countries, it would rank the 7th largest economy in the world.
-The Richard Nixon Presidential Library is located in Yorba Linda, and the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library is located in Simi Valley.
-California has an estimated 500,000 detectable seismic tremors each year.
-More than 300,000 tons of grapes are grown annually in California, with annual wine production of over 17 million gallons.
-Some of the giant redwoods in Sequoia National Park are more than 2,000 years old.
Law Schools - ABA Accredited
-California Western School of Law
-Chapman University School of Law
-Golden Gate University School of Law
-Loyola Law School
-Pepperdine University School of Law
-Santa Clara University School of Law
-Southwestern Law School
-Stanford Law School
-Thomas Jefferson School of Law
-University of California at Berkeley Boalt Hall School of Law
-University of California at Davis King Hall School of Law
-University of California at Irvine School of Law
-University of California at Los Angeles School of Law
-University of California Hastings College of the Law
-University of Laverne College of Law
-University of San Diego School of Law
-University of San Francisco School of Law
-University of Southern California Gould School of Law
-Unviersity of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law
-Western State University College of Law