Santa Rosa, California, USA - 1906
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 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 is largely engaged in the manufacture of wine, leather woollen goods, flour and lumber products. Fruit-canning is an important industry. The Pacific Methodist College and the Ursuline Academy of the Sacred Heart are located here. Pop. in 1900, 6673 (largely increased since census).
Lippincott's New Gazetteer: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World, Containing the Most Recent and Authentic Information Respecting the Countries, Cities, Towns ... in Every Portion of the Globe Publisher J.B. Lippincott Company, 1906
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