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San Juan Capistrano

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"Where the Swallows Return"
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92675, 92690, 92691, 92692,92693, 92694

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The population of San Juan Capistrano is approximately 32,500 (2002).
The approximate number of families is 9,612 (1990).

The amount of land area in San Juan Capistrano is 36.885 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in San Juan Capistrano is 13.6 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.376 sq kilometers.
The distance from San Juan Capistrano to Washington DC is 2399 miles. The distance to the California state capital is 410 miles. (as the crow flies)
San Juan Capistrano is positioned 33.50 degrees north of the equator and 117.65 degrees west of the prime meridian.

San Juan Capistrano elevation is 104 feet above sea level.
The San Juan Capistrano city flower is the Red Geranium.
The city tree is the California Sycamore.
San Juan Capistrano median income is $46,250.

The San Juan Capistrano median home price is $295,000.

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San Juan Capistrano location: In Orange County, just one mile from the Pacific ocean, just south of Los Angeles

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Climate & Weather

The climate for San Juan Capistrano is mild. The area has mild winters and comfortable summers. There are always the scattered extremes in weather during the year, but these are the exception rather than the rule. This is a great page about the climate in the area. It has much historical weather information.
San Juan Capistrano average annual rainfall is 10 inches per year
San Juan Capistrano average annual precipitation is 12.34 inches per year.
The average low temperature is summer - 65, fall - 53, winter - 36, spring - 52 degrees F.
The average high temperature is summer - 85, fall - 78, winter - 64, spring - 72 degrees F.
The average winter temperature is 53.2 degrees F.
The average summer temperature is 66.7 degrees F.
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History & History Related Items

San Juan Capistrano history:

The city developed around the San Juan Capistrano mission. The mission is famous for the swallows who leave on Oct 23 (St. John's day) and return each year on March 19. (St. Joseph's day) The mission was founded by Father Junipero Serra and named for St. John of Capistrano. The Serra chapel is one of the oldest buildings still in use in the entire state. It is known as the "Jewel of the Missions" because it is such a beautiful mission and area.

Here is a history page for San Juan Capistrano.

Click here for the California Missions trail.
The founding of San Juan Capistrano: 1776
The incorporation date of San Juan Capistrano: April 19, 1961

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San Juan Capistrano attractions:

Mission San Juan Capistrano
Mission San Juan Capistrano is located at the Corner of Ortega Highway & Camino Capistrano P.O. Box 697
Phone: (949) 234-1300
Fax:(949) 240-8091
P.O. Box 697
San Juan Capistrano, CA. 92693
Please call ahead for hours of operation and details.
The Mission is a registered Historic Landmark & designated a National Historical Treasure

The Capistrano Valley Symphony

A website about San Juan Capistrano

Capistrano - includes information on the history of the town as well as dining and shopping.

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