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California is located in the Pacific Region on the west coast of the United States of America (USA). Borders Oregon to the north, Nevada to the east and Arizona to the southeast. Officially known as the State of California. To the south is international border with Mexico to the south. Borders the Pacific Ocean to the west.

Wartime History
California has many major Naval bases, barracks and airfields used during WWII. San Francisco, Los Angeles and San Diego were gateways for millions of American servicemen on their way to or from the Pacific.

San Diego County (County of San Diego)
San Diego  eighth largest city in the U. S. includes US Navy bases and embarkation point during World War II.
Torrey Pines  located at the northern edge of San Diego and La Jolla.

Los Angeles County (County of Los Angeles)
Los Angeles  second largest city in the U. S. includes Los Angeles International Airport (LAX, Mines Field).
Santa Monica  borders Santa Monica Bay to the west of Los Angeles includes Santa Monica Airfield (Clover Field).
San Pedro  borders San Pedro Bay and includes the Port of San Pedro.
Long Beach  borders San Pedro Bay and borders San Pedro to the west.
El Segundo  borders the Pacific Ocean to the north is Los Angeles Airport
Burbank  located to the north of Los Angeles.

San Bernardino County (County of San Bernardino)
Chino  includes Chino Airport (Cal-Aero Field)
Rialto  includes the former Rialto Airport (Miro Field, Art Scholl Memorial Field)

Riverside County (County of Riverside)
Riverside  includes March Field (March AFB, March Air Reserve Base)

March Field (March AFB)
Wartime airfield, museum

Ventura County (County of Ventura)
Camarillo  located to the north of Los Angeles

Located to the northwest of Los Angeles in Ventura County.

Oxnard AFB (Camarillo Airport)
Located between Oxnar and Camarillo

Santa Barbara County (County of Santa Barbara)
Santa Barbara  borders the Pacific Ocean in Santa Barbara County.
Goleta  located to the west of Santa Barbara.

Sacramento County (County of Sacramento)
Sacramento  located in the Sacramento Valley state capital of California.

Merced County (County of Merced)
Dos Palos located in n the northern San Joaquin Valley section of the Central Valley

San Francisco County (County of San Francisco)
San Francisco  thirteenth largest city in the U. S. borders San Francisco Bay embarkation point in World War II.
Treasure Island  located in San Francisco Bay.

Solano County (County of Solano)
Mare Island  located in San Pablo Bay at the northern end of San Francisco Bay.

San Mateo County (County of San Mateo)
San Bruno  located to the south of San Francisco.

Alameda County (County of Alameda)
Alameda  borders San Francisco Bay includes NAS Alameda.
Oakland  borders the East Bay of San Francisco Bay

Marin County (County of Marin)
Novato  located in central Cali

Fresno County (County of Fresno)
Located in the center of California

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Last Updated
October 23, 2019


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