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North America » United States » New Jersey June 18th 1989

June 18, 1989 *City official name :Passaic *Founded date : *Location :New Jersey State *Elavation :? ft (? m) *Area :Approximately ? square miles (? km²). *Facts :The city originated from a Dutch settlement on the Passaic River established in 1679 which was called Acquackanonk. Industrial growth began in the 19th century, as Passaic became a textile and metalworking center. It was incorporated as a village in 1869 and chartered as a city in 1873. A famous strike in 1926 against reductions in wages involved the right of free assembly. The city and river draw their name from the Lenape word "pahsayèk" meaning "valley". ... read more
Passaic
Passaic
Passaic

North America » United States » New Jersey June 8th 1989

June 08, 1989 *City official name :Paterson *Founded date : *Location :New Jersey State *Elavation :? ft (? m) *Area :Approximately ? square miles (? km²). *Facts :In 1791, Alexander Hamilton helped found the Society for the Establishment of Useful Manufactures (S.U.M.), which helped encourage the harnessing of energy from the Great Falls of the Passaic, to secure economic independence from British manufacturers. Paterson, which was founded by the society, became the cradle of the industrial revolution in America. Paterson was named for William Paterson, Governor of New Jersey, statesman, and signer of the Constitution. ... read more
Paterson
Paterson
Paterson

North America » United States » New Jersey June 5th 1989

June 05, 1989 *City official name :Union City *Founded date : *Location :New Jersey State *Elavation :? ft (? m) *Area :Approximately ? square miles (? km²). *Facts :The area of what is today Union City was originally inhabited by the Lenape Native Americans, but was later settled by the Germans in 1851, who moved across the Hudson River from New York in search of affordable land and open space. From the mid-1800s to the early 1900s, German Americans and Dutch dominated the area. They, along with Swiss and Austrian immigrants, founded the European-style lace making industries, for which they were famous. Union City and West New York became the “embroidery capitol of the United States”, and the embroidery industry’s trademark is on the Unio... read more
Union City
Union City
Union City

North America » United States » New Jersey October 28th 1988

June 18, 1989 *City official name :Bloomfiled *Founded date : *Location :New Jersey State *Elavation :? ft (? m) *Area :Approximately ? square miles (? km²). *Facts :Bloomfield is a Township in Essex County, New Jersey, United States. As of the United States 2000 Census, the township population was 47,683. The town separated from Newark in 1812, being incorporated as the Township of Bloomfield, taking its name from the Presbyterian parish named for Governor of New Jersey Joseph Bloomfield. The area now known as "Bloomfield' was a part of Newark in 1666 when that town was settled. The land had been bought from the Yantecaw, a subtribe of the Lenni-Lenape Indians. English settlers came from Connecticut to the southern end of town, and Dutch ... read more
Bloomfiled
Bloomfiled
Bloomfiled


October 22, 1988 *City official name :Rancho Palos Verdes *Founded date : *Location :California State *Elavation :? ft (? m) *Area :Approximately ? square miles (? km²). *Facts :Palo Verde is a census-designated place (CDP) in Imperial County, California, United States. The population was 236 at the 2000 census. ... read more
Rancho Palos Verdes
Rancho Palos Verdes
Rancho Palos Verdes

North America » United States » California October 15th 1988

October 15, 1988 *City official name :Marina del Rey *Founded date : *Location :California State *Elavation :? ft (? m) *Area :Approximately ? square miles (? km²). *Facts :Marina del Rey is a census-designated place upscale seaside community located in an unincorporated area of Los Angeles County, California. The population was 8,176 at the 2000 census.Residents of the community enjoy the proximity to downtown Los Angeles. Marina del Rey is only 4 miles from the Los Angeles International Airport, close enough to provide easy access by car or public transportation, yet far enough away that residents are not disturbed by the noise. The Fisherman's Village offers a good view of Marina del Rey's dominant feature, the largest man-made small boat ... read more
Marina del Rey
Marina del Rey
Marina del Rey

North America » Mexico » Baja California » Tijuana October 9th 1988

October 9, 1988 *City official name :Tijuana *Founded date : *Location :Baja California State *Elavation :? ft (? m) *Area :Approximately ? square miles (? km²). *Facts :Tijuana is the largest city in the Mexican state of Baja California and the seat of the municipality of Tijuana; the city's current mayor is Jorge Hank Rhon of the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI). Tijuana is the westernmost city in Latin America as well as one of the northernmost (neighboring Mexicali is slightly farther north). For this reason Tijuana is referred to as the corner of Mexico and/or Latin America. The city stands on the U.S.-Mexico border, adjacent to San Diego County, California, United States to the north. The city's motto is "Aquí empieza la patria"... read more
Tijuana
Tijuana
Tijuana

North America » United States » California » San Diego September 24th 1988

September 24, 1988 *City official name :San Diego *Founded date : *Location :California State *Elavation :? ft (? m) *Area :Approximately ? square miles (? km²). *Facts :San Diego is a coastal Southern California city located in the southwestern corner of the continental United States. It is the second largest city in California and the eighth largest in the United States. It lies just north of the Mexican border (shares border with Tijuana, Mexico), and is a home for United States Navy and Marine Corps bases, many miles of beaches, and a mild marine climate. The annual mean temperature is 64.4 degrees Fahrenheit (18°C). San Diego's economy centers on tourism, trade, agriculture, ship-building, the military, biotechnology, computer science and ... read more
San Diego
San Diego
San Diego

North America » United States » California » Malibu September 19th 1988

September 19, 1988 *City official name :Malibu *Founded date : *Location :California State *Elavation :? ft (? m) *Area :Approximately ? square miles (? km²). *Facts :The City of Malibu is a 27-mile strip of Pacific coastline; a beachfront community famous for its warm, sandy beaches, and for being the home of countless movie stars and others associated with the Southern California motion picture and recording industries. Most Malibu residents live within a few hundred yards of Pacific Coast Highway (California State Route 1) which traverses the city; the city is also bounded (more or less) by Topanga and Pacific Palisades to the east, the Santa Monica Mountains to the north, the Pacific Ocean to the south, and Ventura County to the north and we... read more
Malibu
Malibu
Malibu

North America » United States » California September 1st 1988

September 1, 1988 *City official name :Buena Park *Founded date : *Location :California State *Elavation :? ft (? m) *Area :Approximately ? square miles (? km²). *Facts :Buena Park is a city located in northwestern Orange County, California. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 78,282. The city is located adjacent to the City of Anaheim and is located 12 miles (20 km) northwest of Downtown Santa Ana. It was founded by James A. Whitaker, a wholesale grocer from Chicago, Illinois in 1887 and incorporated in 1953. An agricultural center at its founding, particularly dairy, wine and citrus products, the city is now primarily a residential suburb. The Current OMB metropolitan designation for Buena Park and the Orange County Area ... read more
Buena Park
Buena Park
Buena Park




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