California Facts – 110 Fascinating Facts About California

Historical Facts About California

Eureka is the motto of Claifornia.

Until 1966, LSD was legal in California.

California is home to the highest point, Mount Whitney and lowest point, Death Valley of the contiguous 48 states of U.S.

A century ago, California was the first state of U.S to ban marijuana.

The Los Angeles International Airport is the world’s 6th busiest airport and San Francisco International Airport is the world’s 21st busiest airport.

Bear Flag is the official state flag of California, and it was used on June 14, 1846, but was not adopted officially until 1911.

The Mojave, Colorado, and the Great Basin deserts are the 3 main deserts in California.

Earthquakes are common in California because it is located along the Pacific Ring of Fire.

California state law enforces a special speed limit on vehicles cursing the roads without a driver.

Los Angeles County was the largest origin of military recruits in the U.S by county in 2010, with 1,437 individuals enlisting in the military.