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93921, 93922, 93923

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The population of Carmel-by-the-Sea is approximately 4,090 (2000).
The approximate number of families is 3,324 (1990).

The amount of land area in Carmel-by-the-Sea is 2.817 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Carmel-by-the-Sea to Washington DC is 2552 miles. The distance to the California state capital is 137 miles. (as the crow flies)
Carmel-by-the-Sea is positioned 36.55 degrees north of the equator and 121.92 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Carmel-by-the-Sea elevation is 0 - 220 feet above sea level.
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Carmel-by-the-Sea location: Near the city of Monterey and the beautiful Monterey Bay just 120 miles south of San Francisco.

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Climate & Weather

The climate for Carmel-by-the-Sea is temperate. There is no smog here. Fog occurs, mainly during the summer months.
The weather in Carmel-by-the-Sea is moderately wonderful! Here is Weather info for the Carmel area.
Carmel-by-the-Sea average annual rainfall is 25 inches per year
Carmel-by-the-Sea average temperature is 57 degrees F.
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Carmel-by-the-Sea history:

Spanish settlers named the city for the Carmelite Friars who came with them when they arrived in the area. The Carmel area is a haven for the artistic community and has been since before the turn of the century (1900).

Local History page from the library.

At the Carmel Mission Basilica , see the burial place of Father Junipero Serra, the father of California missions. The mission, second in the series of California Missions, was built in 1771. It was also called the headquarters for Father Serra. The official name of the mission is Basilica of Mission San Carlos Borromeo del Rio Carmel.

Click here for the California Missions trail.
The settling of Carmel-by-the-Sea: the early 1600's
The founding of Carmel-by-the-Sea: 1916
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Carmel-by-the-Sea attractions:

Carmel California is a five star community nestled between Big Sur and Pebble Beach golf course. Featuring Northern California's finest wines, lodging, dining, and recreation. It is the gateway to the famous 17-mile drive.

Carmel California Resource Guide
P.O. Box 222319
Carmel, California 93922
Phone: 831-659-7061
Fax: 831-659-2017

Lots of beautiful pictures of Carmel and the area.

Photos and information for Carmel.

For more information about Carmel, please call: 831-649-1770

Monterey County Symphony Association
San Carlos St. & 9th St.
Carmel, CA 93923
Phone: 831-624-8511

Monterey County Travel Tourism
137 The Crossroads
Carmel, CA 93923-8643
Phone: 831-626-1424

Monterey Bay Aquarium
886 Cannery Row
Monterey, California 93940
Phone: 831-648-4888

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