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Greenfield
Monterey County, California

ZipCodes
93927

Motto
Salad Bowl of the World
Heart of the Valley



Page Contents for Greenfield, California

Statistics & Facts

Location

Weather & Climate

Geography

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Economy

Government

Chamber of Commerce.

Libraries.

Schools.

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The California state capital is Sacramento.
The population of Greenfield is approximately 15,335 2006, 16330 2010.
The approximate number of families is 2,726 2000, 3460 2010.
The amount of land area in Greenfield is 4.4 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Greenfield is 1.7 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Greenfield to Washington DC is 2515 miles.
The distance to the California state capital is 151 miles. (as the crow flies)
Greenfield is positioned 36.32 degrees north of the equator and 121.24 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Greenfield per capita income is $ 9,226 2000.
Greenfield median income is $ 37,602 2000.
The Greenfield median home price is $ 125,300 2000.

Location

in the Salinas Valley about 135 miles south of San Francisco, 95 miles south of San Jose and 60 miles north of Paso Robles. It is between Soledad and King City on Highway 101 near the California Coast. Other nearby communities include Gonzales, San Lucas, Chualar, San Ardo, Spreckels, Ridgemark and Salinas.
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Geography


The City of Greenfield is located between the Gabilan mountain range to the east and the Santa Lucia range to the west
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Climate


moderate with average temperatures around 50 degrees in winter and about 70 degrees in summer. High temperatures may reach the low 90's during mid-summer. Most rain falls between October and March, though even then, rainfall amounts are low. Here is a local weather page showing the current weather in Greenfield.
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History & History Related Items

In 1905, a group of settlers saw potential for the area if they could bring the needed water. They created a system of canals that directed water frmo the Arroyo Seco River and were able to harness the fertile soils in the Greenfield area.
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Attractions

Though a small town, Greenfield is proud of its accomplishments and the close-knit relationships found here. Residents and city leaders alike are dedicated to an even better future, not only with agriculture, but with greater diversification and opportunity. There are good businesses, many parks and friendly neighborhoods.

The Salinas Valley Fair
held each year during May in King City.
Phone: 831-385-3243

Home of the Annual Harvest Festival held in October each year.
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Economy & Industry


A productive agricultural area, Greenfield is often referred to as the Salad Bowl of the World. Millions of dollars of fruits and vegetables are produced as well as shipped around the world from here. The area is also known as Steinbeck Country due to author, John Steinbeck, which draws more tourists to local events and attractions. It is also a prominent wine grape growing region with vineyards, wineries and wine-tasting.

Employment is not just centered in agriculture but also in a great variety of industries including government, service and tourism. Permanent residents are dreawn to the area for its affordable housing and good employment opportunities here and in nearby areas.
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Greenfield City Government

City of Greenfield
45 El Camino Real
Greenfield, CA 93927
Phone: 831-674-5591
Fax: 831-674-3149
Email
Greenfield Police Department
215 El Camino Real
Greenfield, CA 93927
Phone: 831-674-5111 non-emergency business line
Fax: 831-674-3747

Greenfield Chamber

Greenfield Chamber of Commerce
PO Box 387
Greenfield, CA 93927
Phone: 831 674-5591
Fax: 831 674-3149

Monterey Peninsula Chamber of Commerce
243 El Dorado Street, Suite 200
Monterey, California 93940
Phone: 831-648-5360

Greenfield Organizations

Greenfield Chamber of Commerce
PO Box 387
Greenfield, CA 93927
Phone: 831 674-5591
Fax: 831 674-3149

Monterey Peninsula Chamber of Commerce
243 El Dorado Street, Suite 200
Monterey, California 93940
Phone: 831-648-5360

Greenfield Libraries

Monterey County Free Library
315 El Camino Real
Greenfield, CA 93927-5131
Phone: 831-674-2614

Greenfield Schools

Greenfield Union School District
493 El Camino Real
Greenfield, CA 93927
Phone: 831-674-2840 Greenfield

Miscellany

The population of Greenfield was:
1990 - 7,464
1991 - 7,700
1992 - 7,975
1993 - 8,300
1994 - 8,600
1995 - 8,925
1996 - 9,225
1997 - 9,750
1998 - 10,200
2000 - 12,583
2005 - 13,330 estimate
2006 - 15,335 estimate

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