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Vacation 2 USA   >   California   >   Towns and Cities   >   San Jose

   
 

San Jose


San Jose is the 3rd largest city in California, and 10th largest in the United States. As of 2006, the city's population was estimated at 929,936, with 1,810,560 living in the San Jose metropolitan area.

San Jose was the first city to be incorporated in the state of California, this having been done in 1850, just after the area had been annexed from Mexico (in 1846). San Jose then went on to become California's first state capital, as well hosting the first two sessions (1850 to 1851) of the California Legislature.

One interesting issue is whether the name should be spelled with or without the diacritical mark, that is to say, as "San Jose" or "San José". The City Charter, defines the official name as "The City of San Jose" (without the diacritical mark), and this is probably the most common way that the city's name is spelled. On the other hand, on April 3rd 1979, the City Council adopted "San José" (with the diacritical mark), as the official spelling, and this spelling is used on the city seal, official stationery, office titles and department names.

Attractions in San Jose include:

San Jose Facts


Here is some more information about San Jose:
  • Professional sports teams in San Jose include the baseball team, the San Jose Giants, and the ice hockey team, the San Jose Sharks.

  • Perhaps the best known educational institution in San Jose is San José State University ("SJSU"). San José State University ("SJSU") is an urban university with a student enrollment of over 30,000, including more than 20,000 undergraduates.

  • Some of the leading companies with their headquarters in San Jose include Adobe Systems, Cisco Systems and eBay.

  • San Jose is nicknamed "The Capital of Silicon Valley".

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Travel Like a Local - Map of San Jose: The Most Essential San Jose (California) Travel Map for Every Adventure

By Maxwell Fox

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Released: August 16th, 2018
Paperback (50 pages)

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  • ISBN: 1725693968
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  • Number of Pages: 50
  • Author: Maxwell Fox
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San Jose, California USA: Travel and Tourism

By Liam Smith

Independently published
Released: November 24th, 2021
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  • Number of Pages: 200
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San Jose California Travel Guide Game and Journal: Travel Guide Game and Journal

By John Pennington

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Released: June 22nd, 2018
Paperback (96 pages)

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  • ISBN: 1721819622
  • EAN: 9781721819621
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  • Number of Pages: 96
  • Author: John Pennington
  • Publication Date: June 22nd, 2018
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San Jose Top 103 Spots: 2015 Travel Guide to San Jose, California (California City Guides)

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  • Number of Pages: 127
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Los Cabos, La Paz, Todos Santos & More: A Guide to Baja California Sur

By Laura Bronner

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Released: June 30th, 2021
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  • Number of Pages: 217
  • Author: Laura Bronner
  • Publication Date: June 30th, 2021
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Haunts of San Jose

By David Lee

Schiffer Publishing
Released: September 12th, 2008
Paperback (176 pages)

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  • ISBN: 0764330292
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  • PartNumber: Illustrated
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  • Format: Illustrated
  • Edition: Illustrated
  • Number of Pages: 176
  • Author: David Lee
  • Publication Date: September 12th, 2008
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Lonely Planet California 8 (Travel Guide)

By Lonely Planet, Brett Atkinson, Sara Benson, Cristian Bonetto, Nate Cavalieri & Jade Bremner

Lonely Planet
Released: February 15th, 2018
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  • ISBNs: 1786573482, 9781786573483
  • EANs: 9781786573483, 8601422018981
  • PartNumber: 47746196
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  • Edition: 8
  • Number of Pages: 800
  • Authors: Lonely Planet, Andrea Schulte-Peevers, Brett Atkinson, Andrew Bender, Sara Benson, Alison Bing, Cristian Bonetto, Celeste Brash, Nate Cavalieri, Michael Grosberg, Jade Bremner
  • Publication Date: February 15th, 2018
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Moon Los Cabos: With La Paz & Todos Santos (Travel Guide)

By Jennifer Kramer

Moon Travel
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  • ISBN: 1640491058
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  • Format: Illustrated
  • Edition: 11
  • Number of Pages: 232
  • Author: Jennifer Kramer
  • Publication Date: November 12th, 2019
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DK Eyewitness Costa Rica (Travel Guide)

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The Ultimate San Jose Sharks Trivia Book: A Collection of Amazing Trivia Quizzes and Fun Facts for Die-Hard Sharks Fans!

By Ray Walker

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  • Number of Pages: 148
  • Author: Ray Walker
  • Publication Date: December 8th, 2020
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