Petaluma, California

related topics
{utc_offset, utc_offset_dst, timezone}
{area, community, home}
{land, century, early}
{city, large, area}
{film, series, show}
{city, population, household}
{mi², represent, 1st}
{game, team, player}
{black, white, people}
{school, student, university}
{service, military, aircraft}
{island, water, area}
{area, part, region}
{town, population, incorporate}
{day, year, event}
{village, small, smallsup}

Petaluma /pɛtəˈluːmə/ is a city in Sonoma County, California, in the United States. It is estimated that in 2006 the population was 54,660.[5] The current population is closer to 60,000 people within the city limits. According to, the population of Petaluma including all unincorporated areas is about 70,000 people.

Located in Petaluma is the Rancho Petaluma Adobe, a National Historic Landmark. It was built beginning in 1836 by General Mariano Guadalupe Vallejo, then Commandant of the San Francisco Presidio. It was the center of a vast 66,000 acre (270-km²) ranch stretching from Petaluma River to Sonoma Creek. The adobe is considered one of the best preserved buildings of its era in Northern California.

Petaluma is a transliteration of the Coast Miwok phrase péta lúuma which means hill backside[6] and probably refers to Petaluma's proximity to Sonoma Mountain.

Petaluma has a well preserved, historic city center[7] which includes many buildings that survived the 1906 San Francisco earthquake.


Full article ▸

related documents
Delray Beach, Florida
Pine Hills, Florida
Wilton Manors, Florida
Sonoma, California
Dearborn, Michigan
New London, Connecticut
Kissimmee, Florida
Markham, Illinois
Cape Coral, Florida
Briny Breezes, Florida
Manchester, Connecticut
Yeehaw Junction, Florida
Long Neck, Delaware
Espanola, New Mexico
Stow, Massachusetts
Plantation, Florida
Burlington, Washington
Norristown, Pennsylvania
Sunrise, Florida
Port Charlotte, Florida
Parkland, Florida
East Bridgewater, Massachusetts
Lake Placid, Florida
Elm Park
Newark, Ohio
Big Spring, Texas
Marianna, Florida
Milton, Florida