California Facts – 110 Fascinating Facts About California

California facts for kids

5% of American Dates are from California.

Frisbee, skateboards and video arcade games had its origin from California.

The largest winter population of bald eagles in the continental U.S. can be found at Klamath Basin National Wildlife Refuge in Northern California.

There is a coast to coast hiking trail that stretches from Delaware to California.

The amount of money California makes annually is as same as Italy making each year. Because of the gold rush that started in 1848, California’s population increased from 14,000 to 250,000 within 4 years.

Southern California experiences more than 10,000 earthquakes annually, but only 15 to 20 of them are greater than 4.0 magnitude level.

California is the 31st state of America, formed in September of 1850.

California is the highest populated state of America with 37.7 million residents.

California is the 3rd largest state, behind Alaska and Texas.

Sundial Bridge is one of the world’s largest working sundials and it is California’s icon.