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

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NameSan Simeon
TypeCensus-designated place
Coordinates35.633°N 121.183°W
Located inSan Luis Obispo, California, United States
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San Simeon (ZIP Code: 93452; area code 805) is a town and census-designated place[1] on the Pacific coast of San Luis Obispo County, California. Its position along State Route 1 is about halfway between Los Angeles and San Francisco, each of those cities being roughly 230 mi (370 km) away. A key feature of the area is Hearst Castle, a hilltop mansion built by William Randolph Hearst in the early 20th century that is now a tourist attraction. The area is also home to a large northern elephant seal rookery, known as the Piedras Blancas rookery. It is located 7 mi north of San Simeon on Highway 1.

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