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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.

Lancaster, California, USA, the eighth-largest city in Los Angeles County. Lancaster is located just an hour north of the City of Los Angeles in Southern California’s Antelope Valley. The city of Lancaster has grown from 37,000 residents at the time of incorporation in 1977, to an estimated 134,000 residents in 2005. Until it was incorporated in 1977, the area was under the political influence of Los Angeles County. Citizens in the area felt a need for better interaction with their policy making body and local control and, with the work of Citizens for Incorporation, city hood became a reality.

The city of Lancaster has changed from the sleepy railroad water stop of the 19th Century to a bustling modern city with many cultural and recreational opportunities for residents and visitors. Lancaster 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.

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