Place:Redwood City, San Mateo, California, United States

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NameRedwood City
Alt namesEmbarcaderosource: Encyclopædia Britannica (1988) IX, 990
Mezesvillesource: Encyclopædia Britannica (1988) IX, 990
TypeCity
Coordinates37.483°N 122.236°W
Located inSan Mateo, California, United States     (1850 - )
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Redwood City is a California charter city located on the San Francisco Peninsula in Northern California, approximately south of San Francisco, and north of San Jose. Redwood City's history spans from its earliest inhabitation by the Ohlone people, to its tradition as a port for lumber and other goods, to its place as the county seat of San Mateo County. Today the city is known as the home of several technology companies such as Oracle and Electronic Arts. As of the 2010 census, the city had a total population of 76,815. The Port of Redwood City is the only deepwater port on San Francisco Bay south of San Francisco.

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