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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.
Campbell is a municipality in Santa Clara County, California, part of Silicon Valley, in the San Francisco Bay Area. In 2000, the population of the city was 38,138 and an area of 14.8 square kilometers. Although not a major high-tech city like many of its neighbors, Campbell is the original home of eBay and of its creator, Pierre Omidyar. Campbell was founded by Benjamin Campbell, after whom the city was named. The area became the center for shipping fruit grown in the surrounding area, and within a short time, the drying grounds and canneries made Campbell an important rail center.
Campbell is served by several major roads, including California State Highway 17, California State Route 85 and Santa Clara County Route G4, better known as the San Tomas Expressway. Major local arterial roads include Winchester Boulevard and Bascom Avenue. Campbell is the kind of town you daydream about. It is an attractive city with natural beauty and historical places, while traveling in California.

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