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Los Gatos

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.

Los Gatos is a town in Santa Clara County, California, United States. The population was 28,592 inhabitants at the 2000 census. It is located in the San Francisco Bay Area, on the edge of Silicon Valley on the southwest corner of San Jose on the hilly edge of the Santa Cruz Mountains. The town is noted for its upscale but small-town downtown, with many chic shops and restaurants. It is also a preferred destination for antique shoppers.

The founding of the town dates to the mid 1850s with the building of Forbes Mill along Los Gatos Creek. The townsite that was established in the 1860s was originally named for the mill, but the name was changed to Los Gatos after the Spanish land grant. The town was incorporated in 1887 and remained an important town for the logging industry in the Santa Cruz Mountains through the end of the 19th century. As of the census of 2000, there were 28,592 people, 11,988 households, and 7,300 families residing in the town.
Los Gatos 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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