Richmond was tagged as the rougher parts of the San Francisco Bay area, a city in Costa Contra Country located 16 miles northeast of San Francisco. The city has a total area of 56 square-miles, where in 33.7 miles of it is land area and 22.3 of which is water. As of 2005 U.S. census the city has a total population of 102,186, and grows to 103,468 in the latest data provided by the California Department of Finance in January 01,2006.
Pedro Fages and Reverend Juan Crespi were the first Spanish explorer to passed through in 1972, and in 1823 after the Mexico won independence over Spain a 17,000 acres of land was given to Francisco Castro which later on became known as Rancho San Pablo. Part of that land where in the city of Richmond was now established.
This is an industrial town which focused on shipbuilding, and in 1993 city’s seaport shipped around 26 million tons of goods that includes oil and petroleum products. Large company that operates in the city include Chevron, the Social Security Administration, Galaxy desserts and Kaiser Permanente’s Richmond Medical Center is one of the largest employers in the city.
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