Profile for Calistoga, California, CA
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Home to California's Old Faithful Geyser
Calistoga is a city in Napa County, in the Napa metro area.
The community name derives from combination of California and Saratoga
The latitude of Calistoga is 38.578N. The longitude is -122.578W.
It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 348 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 5,254.
Median household income
$41,994Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census BureauFor more census details and comparisons, see our Calistoga demographic reports
Calistoga is in the Napa Valley
Founder Samuel Brannan, who ran the state's first gristmill and first newspaper, envisioned a popular spa here
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 8. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1.5 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· Robert Louis Stevenson, who lived with his new wife in a shack outside town, on Mount St. Helena
Local festivals include:
- Napa County Fair - June 30-July 4, 2007
Dates often change. Check Calistoga web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation:
Bothe-Napa Valley State Park, Robert Louis Stevenson State Park
Calistoga attractions: Old Faithful Geyser, Safari West, Robert Louis Stevenson State Park
Historic sites and museums: Bale Grist Mill State Historic Park, Anderson Marsh State Historic Park, Sharpsteen Museum
It is difficult for a European to imagine Calistoga, the whole place is so new, and of such an occidental pattern; the very name, I hear, was invented at a supper-party by the man who found the springs.
-- The Silverado Squatters
Robert Louis Stevenson
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Ancestry & family history
14% of Calistoga residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Calistoga ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Calistoga was $21,134, compared with $21,587 nationally.
21% of Calistoga residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Calistoga, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $639. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,527.
Libraries in Calistoga include Calistoga Public Library ... View libraries
Napa County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Calistoga political report.
Calistoga restaurants taking online reservations include Brannan's Grill ... View restaurants
The average commute time for Calistoga workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Calistoga include Best Western Stevenson Manor I, Calistoga Ranch, Clarion Collection Lodge at Calistoga, Dr. Wilkinson's Hot Springs Resort, Mount View Hotel & Spa.
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“ It is difficult for a European to imagine Calistoga, the whole place is so new, and of such an occidental pattern; the very name, I hear, was invented at a supper-party by the man who found the springs. ”
~ The Silverado Squatters
Robert Louis Stevenson
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