FACTS & FIGURES FOR PISMO BEACH, CALIFORNIA
Pismo Beach, California
Pismo Beach is a city in San
Luis Obispo County, California, United
States. The population was 8,551 at the 2000
means "tar" in the language of the native Chumash Indians.
Beach is famous for being the place Bugs
Bunny was headed to when he took that wrong left turn at
Beach is the Clam Capital of the World. The city holds the Clam Festival
every October, complete with clam chowder competitions and a clam-themed parade.
Additionally, at the southern end of Price Street upon first entering Pismo
Beach, a gigantic clam statue greets visitors. However, clamming is now
restricted, due to decimation by the protected sea otters.
Beach hosts one of the largest gatherings of http://www.pismobeachclassic.com/
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cars every June, on Father's Day weekend.
- Quads and
dirt bikes for recreational use are run at the Pismo OHV dunes.
codename for the last revision of Apple
Computer's PowerBook G3 is "Pismo", named after Pismo Beach.
(The previous PowerBook, "Lombard", takes its name from San Francisco's
- In the
film Clueless, relief supplies were sent to Pismo
Beach due to the fictitious Pismo Beach disaster.
visitors camp out on the beach in Pismo Beach (known
Population (year 2000): 8,551. Estimated
population in July 2006: 8,394 (-1.8% change)
Ancestries: German (17.6%),
English (17.2%), Irish (13.7%), Italian (10.3%), Norwegian (4.4%), Scottish
Races in Pismo Beach:
- White Non-Hispanic (87.1%)
- Hispanic (6.9%)
- Two or more races (2.7%)
- Other race (1.6%)
- American Indian (1.6%)
- Asian Indian (0.8%)
- Filipino (0.7%)
- Black (0.6%)
- Chinese (0.6%)
(Total can be greater than 100%
because Hispanics could be counted in other races)
Land area: 3.6 square miles.
Population density--2330 per
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