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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.

Lincoln is a city in Placer County, California, United States. The population was 11,205 inhabitants at the 2000 census. The original townsite was surveyed and laid out in 1859 by Theodore D. Judah along the proposed line of the California Central Railroad. The name Lincoln was conferred in honor of Charles Lincoln Wilson, one of the organizers and directors of the California Central.

When most of its population and business moved on with the railroad, the town settled into a lull until the early 1870s, when rich clay deposits were discovered nearby. This led to the establishment of Gladding the pottery for which Lincoln is famous, ushering in a new era of prosperity and growth.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 47.4 square kilometers. As of the census of 2000, there were 11,205 people, 3,874 households, and 3,033 families residing in the city. The population density was 236.5 per square kilometers.

Lincoln 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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