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Scotts Valley

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.

Scotts Valley is a city located in central Santa Cruz County, California. Located about 25 miles south of San Jose, California and six miles north of the beach in the upland slope of the Santa Cruz Mountains, Scotts Valley is a picturesque city with redwood forests. As per the 2000 census, the city population was 11,385. Scotts Valley was named after Hiram Scott who purchased Rancho San Augustin, including the valley, in 1850 from Joseph Ladd Majors.

Numerous high technology businesses are located in Scotts Valley, including the headquarters of Seagate Technology which is the world's largest producer of computer hard drives and E-mu Systems. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 11.9 square kilometers. As per the census of 2000, there were 11,385 people, 4,273 households, and 2,969 families residing in the city. The population density was 955.6 per square kilometers.

This destination 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. It can also be considered as the preeminent, historical and potential tourism destination that enjoys a very positive reputation with worldwide travelers to become one of the most visited places.

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