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San Mateo County, California


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Statistics & Facts

The California state capital is Sacramento.
The population of Colma is approximately 1,392 (2005), 1792 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 437 (1990), 564 (2010).
The amount of land area in Colma is 4.925 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Colma is 1.9 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Colma to Washington DC is 2578 miles.
The distance to the California state capital is 80 miles. (as the crow flies)
Colma is positioned 37.67 degrees north of the equator and 122.45 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Colma elevation is 100 feet above sea level.
Colma median income is $ 58,750 (2000).
The Colma median home price is $ 312,000 (2000).


on the peninsula about six miles south of San Francisco and about one miles from Daly City. Other nearby communities include Broadmoor, South San Francisco, Brisbane, San Bruno, Pacifica and Millbrae.
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History & History Related Items

Here is a history page for Colma.

When burials were prohibited in the city and county of San Francisco in 1900, this area became a cemetery area. For a time it was known as Lawndale, but when another town had already used that name first, the name was changed back to Colma. This was on 17 November 1941. There are 17 cemeteries in Colma which take up about 73% of the land area of the town.
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Colma City Government

Town of Colma
1198 El Camino Real
Colma, CA 94014-3212
Phone: 650-997-8300
Fax: 650-997-8308

Colma Fire Dept
50 Reiner St
Colma, CA 94014
Phone: 650-755-5666 Colma


The population of Colma was:
1990 - 1,103
1999 - 1,278
2000 - 1,191
2005 - 1,394

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