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About Pacific Grove, California

Pacific Grove is a coastal city in Monterey County, California, USA, with a population of 15,041 as of the 2010 census, down from 15,522 as of the 2000 census. Pacific Grove is located between Point Pinos and Monterey, at an elevation of 151 feet (46 m). Often referred to as one of America's last hometowns, Pacific Grove is known for its Victorian homes, Asilomar State Beach, its artistic legacy and the annual migration of the Monarch butterflies. The city is endowed with more Victorian houses per capita than anywhere else in America; [citation needed] some of them have been turned into bed and breakfast inns.The city is also known as the location of the Point Pinos Lighthouse, the oldest continuously-operating lighthouse on the West Coast, Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History, located in the historic downtown, the Stowitts Museum & Library and one of the filming locations for Roger Spottiswoode's 1989 film Turner and Hooch.

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Pacific Grove Facts

  • Population Total: 15041
  • Square Miles: 2.865
  • Area Code: 831
  • Elevation: 151
  • Postal Codes: 93950
  • Timezone: Pacific
  • Website: http://www.ci.pg.ca.us