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Located in: San Luis Obispo County (see below)

Time Zone: Happy Hill lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT)

Telephone Area Code: (805)

Elevation: 120 feet [36.58 m] above sea level<1>

GPS Coordinates (Latitude/Longitude)<2>

For the purpose of mapping and calculating distances, we have chosen a reference point within Happy Hill. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.5711, Longitude: -121.1066     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Happy Hill have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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Lat:   35° 34' 15"
Lon:   -121° 6' 23"

Name of USGS Topo Map:<3>   Cambria

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Happy Hill

GNIS ID:   1872227
FIPS State / Place Code:   None

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About San Luis Obispo County

The community of San Luis Obispo is the County Seat for San Luis Obispo County.

From the 2010 US Census     (For more detail, see our Census Page for San Luis Obispo)


2016:<4>     282,887   (4.91% increase since 2010)  
2010:     269,637   (9.31% increase since 2000)
2000:     246,681

Total Area:<5>   3,615 sq. miles [9,364.2 km²]   - of which 8.77% is water (317 sq. miles [821 km²])

Housing Units:<6>   117,315

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Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for San Luis Obispo

GNIS ID:   277304
FIPS State / County Code:   None

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2016:     39,250,017   (5.36% increase since 2010)  
2010:     37,253,956   (9.99% increase since 2000)
2000:     33,871,648

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Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for State of California

GNIS ID:   1779778
FIPS State:   06

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Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Happy Hill - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>The longitude & latitude values may not be the geographic center of Happy Hill, rather it may be a prominent intersection or the center of population, etc. It will vary depending on the source.

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<3>The USGS 7.5 Minute topographic map which includes Happy Hill.

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<4>Every year, the US Census Bureau creates a population estimate for the preceeding year. Keep in mind that this value is an estimate and not an actual count. The most recent Census estimate is for the year 2016.

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<5>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of Happy Hill. The value given by the Census Bureau reflects their statistical (or sampling) requirements. For example, if there is a cluster of people living just outside of the community's official boundary, the Census-defined area might be expanded to include that group.

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<6>A Housing Unit is a broad term for those places where people live (whether occupied or temporarily vacant), such as a house, an apartment, a mobile home, or an area that is considered as a separate living quarter. Separate living quarters (consisting of one or more rooms) are considered to be those places where people live, sleep and eat separately from others and that have access to the outside (either directly or by a shared hallway).

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