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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.

The city of Eureka was founded in 1850 and quickly became an important port city for Northern California's logging and commercial fishing industries. Eureka, the county seat of Humboldt County, California, is the principle city on Humboldt Bay, is the largest protected deep water port of San Francisco Bay.
The largest coastal city north of San Francisco, Eureka had an official city population of 26,128 in the 2000 census. The greater Eureka area had a population of more than 42,233. It is the core city in the Eureka Arcata Fortuna metropolitan area, which has a combined estimated population exceeding 100,000. Eureka is ideally, if remotely, situated within California's Redwood Empire region due to its proximity to exceptional natural resources. These include the spectacular coast of the Pacific Ocean, Humboldt Bay, and several rivers in addition to Redwood National and State Parks and Humboldt Redwoods State Park.
Eureka is also known as the town of best geographical environment and has traced its origins back to prehistoric times. Today, one can also learn about its history, from its earliest times and can also enjoy its natural beauty concealed by the beautiful landscapes.

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