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World Gazetteer Results for California:
Geographical TypeLocality
CountryUnited States of America
Administrative DivisionPennsylvania
Dictionary Results for California:
1. WordNet® 3.0 (2006)
    n 1: a state in the western United States on the Pacific; the
         3rd largest state; known for earthquakes [syn:
         California, Golden State, CA, Calif.]

2. Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856)
CALIFORNIA. The name of one of the states of the United States. It was 
admitted into the Union, by an Act of Congress, passed the 9th September, 
1850, entitled "An act for the admission of the state of California into the 
     Sec. 1. This section enacts and declares that the state of California 
shall be one of the United States, and admitted into the Union on an equal 
footing with the original states, in all respects whatever. 
     Sec. 2. Enacts that the state of California shall be entitled to two 
representatives, until the representatives in Congress shall be apportioned 
according to the actual enumeration of the inhabitants, of the United 
     Sec. 3. By this section a condition is expressly imposed on the said 
state that the people thereof shall never interfere with the primary 
disposal of the public lands within its limits, nor pass any law, nor do any 
act, whereby the title of the United States to, and right to dispose of the 
same, shall be impaired or questioned. It also provides that they shall 
never lay any tax, or assessment of any description whatever, upon the 
public domain of the United States; and that in no case shall non-resident 
proprietors, who are citizens of the United States, be taxed higher than 
residents; that all navigable waters within the said state shall be common 
highways, forever free, as well to the inhabitants of said state, as to 
citizens of the United States, without any tax, impost or duty therefor; 
with this proviso, viz., that nothing contained in the act shall be 
construed as recognizing or rejecting the propositions tendered by the 
people of California, as articles of compact in the ordinance adopted by the 
convention which formed the constitution of that state. 
     2. The principal features of the constitution, of California, are 
similar to those of most, of the recently formed state constitutions. It 
establishes an elective judiciary, and: confers on the executive a qualified 
veto. It prohibits the creation of a state debt exceeding $300,000. It 
provides for the protection of the homestead from execution, and secures the 
property of married females separate from that of their husbands. It makes a 
liberal provision for the support of schools, prohibits the legislature from 
granting divorces, authorizing lotteries, and creating corporations, except 
by general laws, and from establishing any bank's of issue or circulation. 
It provides also that every stockholder of a corporation or joint-stock 
association, shall be individually and personally liable for his proportion 
of all its, debts or liabilities. There is also a clause prohibiting 
slavery, which, it is said, was inserted by the unanimous vote of the 

3. U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000)
California, PA -- U.S. borough in Pennsylvania
   Population (2000):    5274
   Housing Units (2000): 2092
   Land area (2000):     11.029312 sq. miles (28.565785 sq. km)
   Water area (2000):    0.199664 sq. miles (0.517127 sq. km)
   Total area (2000):    11.228976 sq. miles (29.082912 sq. km)
   FIPS code:            10768
   Located within:       Pennsylvania (PA), FIPS 42
   Location:             40.065313 N, 79.897120 W
   ZIP Codes (1990):     15419
   Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
    California, PA

4. U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000)
California, KY -- U.S. city in Kentucky
   Population (2000):    86
   Housing Units (2000): 27
   Land area (2000):     0.240097 sq. miles (0.621849 sq. km)
   Water area (2000):    0.357012 sq. miles (0.924656 sq. km)
   Total area (2000):    0.597109 sq. miles (1.546505 sq. km)
   FIPS code:            11872
   Located within:       Kentucky (KY), FIPS 21
   Location:             38.919144 N, 84.263381 W
   ZIP Codes (1990):     41007
   Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
    California, KY

5. U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000)
California, MD -- U.S. Census Designated Place in Maryland
   Population (2000):    9307
   Housing Units (2000): 3735
   Land area (2000):     12.920767 sq. miles (33.464632 sq. km)
   Water area (2000):    1.874676 sq. miles (4.855388 sq. km)
   Total area (2000):    14.795443 sq. miles (38.320020 sq. km)
   FIPS code:            12150
   Located within:       Maryland (MD), FIPS 24
   Location:             38.305506 N, 76.494517 W
   ZIP Codes (1990):     20619
   Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
    California, MD

6. U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000)
California, MO -- U.S. city in Missouri
   Population (2000):    4005
   Housing Units (2000): 1766
   Land area (2000):     2.994868 sq. miles (7.756673 sq. km)
   Water area (2000):    0.011812 sq. miles (0.030592 sq. km)
   Total area (2000):    3.006680 sq. miles (7.787265 sq. km)
   FIPS code:            10468
   Located within:       Missouri (MO), FIPS 29
   Location:             38.630093 N, 92.568273 W
   ZIP Codes (1990):     65018
   Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
    California, MO

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