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California is the most populous state of the United States. Located on the Pacific coast of North America, it is bordered by Oregon, Nevada, Arizona and Mexico. California is known for its pleasant climate and ethnically diverse population. The name California is most commonly believed derived from a storied paradise peopled by black Amazons and ruled by Queen Califia.

Walnut is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States. The population was 30,004 as per the 2000 census and its current mayor is Tom King. The area was once predominantly white. Upper-middle-class Asian immigrants have settled in Walnut, where they now form the majority of the population. As with other parts of the San Gabriel Valley, several immigrants are from Taiwan, but there is a growing affluent expatriate population from Hong Kong, Philippines and China as well.

The history of Walnut dates back to the Indians who were of Shoshone origin. They were called Gabrielino Indians by the Spaniards because they lived in an area controlled by the San Gabriel Mission. Walnut was mainly used for the grazing of cattle and sheep by the Mission. As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there were 30,004 people, 8,260 households, and 7,582 families residing in the city and the population density was 1,290.0 square kilometers.

One of the most notable aspects of Walnut is the Walnut Family Festival. For one day each year during the fall, several larger streets are closed in the early hours of the morning and a parade is held in which many local clubs and groups participate.

This destination is definitely one of the popular tourist attractions in California worth paying a visit while touring the country. This place leaves a pleasing and unforgettable memory and justifies the proud cultural tradition of California. It can also be considered as the preeminent, historical and potential tourism destination that enjoys a very positive reputation with worldwide travelers to become one of the most visited places.

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