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Santa Rosa, Sonoma, California, USA

"Santa Rosa, a post-town, capital of Sonoma co, Cal, on Santa Rosa Creek, and on the San Francisco & North Pacific Railroad, 57 miles N. by W. of San Francisco. It is situated in a fertile valley, near the W.base of the Coast Range, and has a delightful climate, adapted to the culture of grapes. It has a court-house, 7 or 8 churches, 2 news. paper offices, a bank, a savings-bank, the Pacific Methodist College (organized in 1862), the Christian College, and manufactures of iron, soap, and carriages."

Lippincott's Gazetteer of the World: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World Containing Notices of Over One Hundred and Twenty-five Thousand Places ...
Joseph Thomas
January 1, 1895
J.B. Lippincott

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    Southern Pacific Depot, Santa Rosa, Cal.
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    Santa Rosa, a city, capital of Sonoma co., Cal., on Santa Rosa Creek and on the Southern Pacific and the California Northwestern Rs., 57 miles N. by...Read MORE...


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