Place:Cambria, San Luis Obispo, California, United States

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NameCambria
Alt namesRosavillesource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS6042626
San Simeonsource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS6042626
Santa Rosasource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS6042626
Slabtownsource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS6042626
TypeCensus-designated place
Coordinates35.554°N 121.087°W
Located inSan Luis Obispo, California, United States
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Cambria is a seaside village located midway between San Francisco and Los Angeles along California State Route 1 (Highway 1). The name Cambria was chosen in 1869. Previously, the town had gone by the names of Slabtown, Rosaville, San Simeon and Santa Rosa. Cambria is the Latin name for Wales.

It is a census-designated place (CDP) in San Luis Obispo County, California, United States. The population was 6,032 at the 2010 census, slightly down from 6,232 at the 2000 census.

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