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Contra Costa County
California

Contra Costa County information, links, and neighbors

Contra Costa County information:

   Population: 1,049,025 (2010); 948,816 (2000); 803,732 (1990)
   Land area 720 square miles.
   County seat: Martinez

Links:

   Contra Costa County official web site.
   Wikipedia article on Contra Costa County
   Histopolis page for Contra Costa County
   Contra Costa County Courthouse images from postcards at CourthouseHistory.com
   Capital Impact: Contra Costa County -- officials, addresses, and political, economic, education data
   Contra Costa County CAGenWeb page -- genealogical, historical information and queries
(if this link doesn't work, find the new one through the USGenWeb national site).
   Contra Costa County page at Interment.Net (Cemetery Records Online).

Neighboring areas:

   North: Solano County
   Northeast: Sacramento County
   East: San Joaquin County
   South: Alameda County
   West: San Francisco Bay; Marin County

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Henry L. Clinton, Apollo Hall, New York City, February 3, 1872
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