102 Interesting Facts About California That You Should Know

Last updated on January 10th, 2021

References:

  1. Carey McWilliams. California: The Great Exception. University of California Press; Revised ed. edition (April 2, 1999)
  2. Kevin Starr. California: A History. Modern Library; Reprint edition (March 13, 2007)
  3. H.W. Brands. The age of gold. Anchor (October 14, 2003)
  4. https://kids.nationalgeographic.com/explore/states/california/#california-golden-gate-bridge.jpg
  5. http://www.bbc.com/news/av/world-us-canada-43592885/volkswagen-s-car-graveyard-in-california
  6. https://www.snopes.com/ap/2018/03/29/california-judge-coffee-needs-cancer-warnings/death
  7. http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/usaweb/snapshot/California.htm
  8. https://www.livescience.com/28729-tallest-tree-in-world.html
  9. https://www.britannica.com/place/California-state
  10. https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2017/04/19/most-polluted-cities-california/100615102/
  11. https://simple.wikipedia.org/wiki/California
  12. http://eol.org/pages/1267908/details
  13. https://www.nps.gov/nr/travel/ca/intro.htm
  14. https://www.encyclopedia.com/places/united-states-and-canada/us-political-geography/california
  15. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_largest_giant_sequoias
  16. http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-40224991
  17. https://askabiologist.asu.edu/questions/what-oldest-living-thing-earth
  18. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/California
  19. http://edition.cnn.com/2003/ALLPOLITICS/10/07/recall.main/
  20. http://capitolmuseum.ca.gov/kz-files/funfacts.html
  21. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_U.S._states_and_territories_by_area
  22. http://cinematreasures.org/theaters/8855/
  23. http://www.netstate.com/states/intro/ca_intro.htm
  24. https://www.census.gov/popclock/
  25. https://www.nps.gov/deva/planyourvisit/basicinfo.htm
  26. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Badwater_Basin
  27. https://en.wikivoyage.org/wiki/Mount_Whitney
  28. http://cisl.edu/wordpress/cisl-san-diego/california-facts-cae-listening-part-2-practice.htm
  29. https://www.nationalgeographic.com/animals/mammals/g/gray-whale/#close
  30. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_at_the_Olympics
  31. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oldest_McDonald%27s_restaurant
  32. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/San_Francisco_Bay
  33. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highest_temperature_recorded_on_Earth
  34. http://www.guinnessworldrecords.com/news/2017/9/84-year-old-body-builder-lifts-his-way-into-gwr-2018-487489
  35. http://www.guinnessworldrecords.com/world-records/heaviest-woman-living
  36. http://www.guinnessworldrecords.com/world-records/first-supersonic-flight
  37. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alex_Honnold
  38. https://www.history.com/topics/westward-expansion/gold-rush-of-1849#section_1
  39. https://www.eppiesgreatrace.org/race-overview/
  40. https://www.farmtofork.com/about/festival-history/
  41. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Sacramento_Bee
  42. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sacramento_River
  43. https://www.goldengate.org/bridge/history-research/statistics-data/whats-in-a-name/
  44. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Akashi_Kaiky%C5%8D_Bridge
  45. https://www.history.com/news/golden-gate-bridge-surprising-facts
  46. https://www.goldengate.org/bridge/history-research/statistics-data/annual-vehicle-crossings-toll-revenues/
  47. https://www.goldengate.org/bridge/history-research/bridge-construction/construction/
  48. https://www.nps.gov/yose/planyourvisit/waterfalls.htm
  49. https://www.doi.gov/blog/9-things-you-didnt-know-about-yosemite-national-park
  50. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SpaceX
  51. https://time.com/space-x-ten-things-to-know/
  52. https://www.history.com/topics/roaring-twenties/hollywood
  53. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Los_Angeles
  54. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Disneyland
  55. http://www.assemblyofobjects.com/inspiration/2015/11/29/the-californian-flag-a-symbol-of-this-golden-state
  56. https://www.nwf.org/Educational-Resources/Wildlife-Guide/Mammals/Grizzly-Bear
  57. http://tolweb.org/treehouses/?treehouse_id=4728
  58. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flag_of_California
  59. https://www.history.com/news/9-things-you-may-not-know-about-california