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Every City in California on a Map

Down below are the 482 incorporated cities in California. Using the map, try and name them.
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Excluding CDPs, inspired by CringeDragon's series
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Last updated: November 10, 2021
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City
Population
Los Angeles
3,792,621
San Diego
1,301,617
San Jose
945,942
San Francisco
805,235
Fresno
494,665
Sacramento
466,488
Long Beach
462,257
Oakland
390,724
Bakersfield
347,483
Anaheim
336,265
Santa Ana
324,528
Riverside
303,871
Stockton
291,707
Chula Vista
243,916
Fremont
214,089
Irvine
212,375
San Bernardino
209,924
Modesto
201,165
Oxnard
197,899
Fontana
196,069
Moreno Valley
193,365
Glendale
191,719
Huntington Beach
189,992
Santa Clarita
176,320
Garden Grove
170,883
Santa Rosa
167,815
Oceanside
167,086
Rancho Cucamonga
165,269
Ontario
163,924
Lancaster
156,633
Elk Grove
153,015
Palmdale
152,750
Corona
152,374
Salinas
150,441
Pomona
149,058
Torrance
145,538
Hayward
144,186
Escondido
143,911
Sunnyvale
140,081
Pasadena
137,122
Fullerton
135,161
Orange
134,616
Thousand Oaks
126,683
Visalia
124,442
Simi Valley
124,237
Concord
122,067
Roseville
118,788
Santa Clara
116,468
Vallejo
115,942
Victorville
115,903
El Monte
113,475
Berkeley
112,580
Downey
111,772
Costa Mesa
109,960
Inglewood
109,673
Ventura
106,433
West Covina
106,098
Norwalk
105,549
Carlsbad
105,328
Fairfield
105,321
Richmond
103,701
Murrieta
103,466
Burbank
103,340
Antioch
102,372
Daly City
101,123
Temecula
100,097
Santa Maria
99,553
El Cajon
99,478
Rialto
99,171
San Mateo
97,207
Compton
96,455
Clovis
95,631
Jurupa Valley
95,004
South Gate
94,396
Vista
93,834
Mission Viejo
93,305
Vacaville
92,428
Carson
91,714
Hesperia
90,173
Redding
89,861
Santa Monica
89,736
Westminster
89,701
Santa Barbara
88,410
Chico
86,187
Whittier
85,331
Newport Beach
85,186
San Leandro
84,950
Hawthorne
84,293
San Marcos
83,781
Citrus Heights
83,301
Alhambra
83,089
Tracy
82,922
Livermore
80,968
Buena Park
80,530
Lakewood
80,048
Merced
78,958
Hemet
78,657
Chino
77,983
Menifee
77,519
Lake Forest
77,264
Napa
76,915
Redwood City
76,815
Bellflower
76,616
Indio
76,036
Tustin
75,540
Baldwin Park
75,390
Chino Hills
74,799
Mountain View
74,066
Alameda
73,812
Upland
73,732
Folsom
72,203
San Ramon
72,148
Pleasanton
70,285
Lynwood
69,772
Union City
69,516
Apple Valley
69,135
Redlands
68,747
Turlock
68,549
Perris
68,386
Manteca
67,096
Milpitas
66,790
Redondo Beach
66,747
Davis
65,622
Camarillo
65,201
Yuba City
64,925
Rancho Cordova
64,776
Palo Alto
64,403
Yorba Linda
64,234
Walnut Creek
64,173
South San Francisco
63,632
San Clemente
63,522
Pittsburg
63,264
Laguna Niguel
62,979
Pico Rivera
62,942
Montebello
62,500
Lodi
62,134
Madera
61,416
Monterey Park
60,269
La Habra
60,239
Santa Cruz
59,946
Encinitas
59,518
Tulare
59,278
Gardena
58,829
National City
58,582
Cupertino
58,302
Huntington Park
58,114
Petaluma
57,941
San Rafael
57,713
La Mesa
57,065
Rocklin
56,974
Arcadia
56,364
Diamond Bar
55,544
Woodland
55,468
Fountain Valley
55,313
Porterville
54,165
Paramount
54,098
Hanford
53,967
Rosemead
53,764
Eastvale
53,670
Santee
53,413
Highland
53,104
City
Population
Delano
53,041
Colton
52,154
Novato
51,904
Lake Elsinore
51,821
Brentwood
51,481
Yucaipa
51,367
Cathedral City
51,200
Watsonville
51,199
Placentia
50,533
Glendora
50,073
Cerritos
49,041
Gilroy
48,821
West Sacramento
48,744
La Mirada
48,527
Palm Desert
48,445
Rancho Santa Margarita
47,853
Aliso Viejo
47,823
Poway
47,811
Cypress
47,802
Covina
47,796
Azusa
46,361
Dublin
46,036
Ceres
45,417
San Luis Obispo
45,119
Palm Springs
44,552
San Jacinto
44,199
Lincoln
42,819
El Centro
42,598
Newark
42,573
Lompoc
42,434
Bell Gardens
42,072
Danville
42,039
Rancho Palos Verdes
41,643
San Bruno
41,114
Rohnert Park
40,971
Coachella
40,704
La Puente
39,816
San Gabriel
39,718
Campbell
39,349
Brea
39,282
Culver City
38,883
Calexico
38,572
Stanton
38,186
Morgan Hill
37,882
La Quinta
37,467
Pacifica
37,234
Beaumont
36,877
Montclair
36,664
Monrovia
36,590
Los Banos
35,972
Martinez
35,824
Temple City
35,558
Bell
35,477
Oakley
35,432
Manhattan Beach
35,135
Hollister
34,928
Claremont
34,926
San Juan Capistrano
34,593
Moorpark
34,421
West Hollywood
34,399
Beverly Hills
34,109
San Dimas
33,371
Dana Point
33,351
Pleasant Hill
33,152
Seaside
33,025
Lawndale
32,769
Wildomar
32,176
Menlo Park
32,026
Adelanto
31,765
La Verne
31,063
Foster City
30,567
Laguna Hills
30,344
Saratoga
29,926
Goleta
29,888
Paso Robles
29,793
Banning
29,603
Los Gatos
29,413
Santa Paula
29,321
Walnut
29,172
San Pablo
29,139
Los Altos
28,976
Burlingame
28,806
San Carlos
28,406
Atascadero
28,310
Atwater
28,168
East Palo Alto
28,155
Suisun City
28,111
Monterey
27,810
Ridgecrest
27,616
Maywood
27,395
Eureka
27,191
Norco
27,063
Benicia
26,997
Windsor
26,801
Imperial Beach
26,324
Paradise
26,218
Desert Hot Springs
25,938
Belmont
25,835
Soledad
25,738
South Pasadena
25,619
Wasco
25,545
Lemon Grove
25,320
Twentynine Palms
25,048
Brawley
24,953
Corcoran
24,813
Coronado
24,697
Lemoore
24,531
Sanger
24,270
Reedley
24,194
Seal Beach
24,168
Hercules
24,060
Lafayette
23,893
Cudahy
23,805
Galt
23,647
San Fernando
23,645
El Cerrito
23,549
Loma Linda
23,261
Selma
23,219
Calabasas
23,058
Laguna Beach
22,723
Riverbank
22,678
Barstow
22,639
Port Hueneme
21,723
Millbrae
21,532
Dinuba
21,453
South Lake Tahoe
21,403
Duarte
21,321
Blythe
20,817
Yucca Valley
20,700
Oakdale
20,675
Patterson
20,413
Agoura Hills
20,330
Lomita
20,256
La Cañada Flintridge
20,246
South El Monte
20,116
Marina
19,718
Hermosa Beach
19,506
American Canyon
19,454
Arvin
19,304
Chowchilla
18,720
Albany
18,539
Pinole
18,390
Dixon
18,351
Lathrop
18,023
Susanville
17,947
Orinda
17,643
Arroyo Grande
17,252
Arcata
17,231
Rancho Mirage
17,218
Shafter
16,988
El Segundo
16,654
Artesia
16,522
Greenfield
16,330
Santa Fe Springs
16,223
Laguna Woods
16,192
Truckee
16,180
Ukiah
16,075
Moraga
16,016
La Palma
15,568
Oroville
15,546
Avenal
15,505
City
Population
Clearlake
15,250
Pacific Grove
15,041
Fillmore
15,002
Imperial
14,758
Parlier
14,494
Tehachapi
14,414
Ripon
14,297
Hawaiian Gardens
14,254
California City
14,120
Red Bluff
14,076
Mill Valley
13,903
Kerman
13,544
Palos Verdes Estates
13,438
Coalinga
13,380
Auburn
13,330
Grover Beach
13,156
San Marino
13,147
Livingston
13,058
Carpinteria
13,040
King City
12,874
Solana Beach
12,867
Grass Valley
12,860
Commerce
12,823
McFarland
12,707
Malibu
12,645
San Anselmo
12,336
Marysville
12,072
Grand Terrace
12,040
Fortuna
11,926
Larkspur
11,926
Lindsay
11,768
Scotts Valley
11,580
Los Alamitos
11,449
Kingsburg
11,382
Half Moon Bay
11,324
Healdsburg
11,254
Signal Hill
11,016
Mendota
11,014
Sierra Madre
10,917
Clayton
10,897
Hillsborough
10,825
Piedmont
10,667
Sonoma
10,648
Farmersville
10,588
Canyon Lake
10,561
Placerville
10,389
Exeter
10,334
Morro Bay
10,234
Newman
10,224
Shasta Lake
10,164
Emeryville
10,080
Anderson
9,932
Capitola
9,918
Taft
9,327
Corte Madera
9,253
Orange Cove
9,078
Tiburon
8,962
Cloverdale
8,618
Waterford
8,456
Live Oak
8,392
Westlake Village
8,270
Mammoth Lakes
8,234
Gonzales
8,187
Rolling Hills Estates
8,067
Los Altos Hills
7,922
Ione
7,918
Calimesa
7,879
Yreka
7,765
Calipatria
7,705
Corning
7,663
Pismo Beach
7,655
Crescent City
7,643
Firebaugh
7,549
Ojai
7,461
Fairfax
7,441
Sebastopol
7,379
Rio Vista
7,360
Orland
7,291
Woodlake
7,279
Fort Bragg
7,273
Cotati
7,265
Escalon
7,132
Guadalupe
7,080
Sausalito
7,061
Atherton
6,914
Huron
6,754
Hughson
6,640
Winters
6,624
Gridley
6,584
Loomis
6,430
Willows
6,166
Colusa
5,971
Holtville
5,939
St. Helena
5,814
Villa Park
5,812
Fowler
5,570
Gustine
5,520
La Habra Heights
5,325
Woodside
5,287
Solvang
5,245
Calistoga
5,155
Williams
5,123
Big Bear Lake
5,019
Indian Wells
4,958
Dos Palos
4,950
Sonora
4,903
Willits
4,888
Needles
4,844
Buellton
4,828
Lakeport
4,753
Jackson
4,651
Portola Valley
4,353
Brisbane
4,282
Del Mar
4,161
San Joaquin
4,001
Bishop
3,879
Angels Camp
3,836
Avalon
3,728
Carmel-by-the-Sea
3,722
Wheatland
3,456
Mount Shasta
3,394
Rio Dell
3,368
Monte Sereno
3,341
Nevada City
3,068
Weed
2,967
Yountville
2,933
Alturas
2,827
Sutter Creek
2,501
Ross
2,415
Westmorland
2,225
Portola
2,104
Belvedere
2,068
Colfax
1,963
San Juan Bautista
1,862
Rolling Hills
1,860
Hidden Hills
1,856
Colma
1,792
Biggs
1,707
Dunsmuir
1,650
Del Rey Oaks
1,624
Montague
1,443
Irwindale
1,422
Ferndale
1,371
Blue Lake
1,253
Maricopa
1,154
Bradbury
1,048
Tulelake
1,010
Plymouth
1,005
Dorris
939
Fort Jones
839
Isleton
804
Loyalton
769
Etna
737
Point Arena
449
Tehama
418
Trinidad
367
Sand City
334
Industry
219
Amador City
185
Vernon
112
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Level 55
Mar 1, 2021
33/482. Spectacular Quiz! Deserves a Feature. I should've got Berkeley and Napa though. I don't think 33 is that good, but I don't know much about the west coast. Is it okay if I start working on New York State?

P.S. The LA Metro looks Terrifying, they should consider merging some cities.

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Level 55
Mar 1, 2021
Amazingly Stupid how the 2nd largest county has only 1 city
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Level 55
Mar 1, 2021
Haha I was actually in the middle of doing a New York state version, but if you want to, feel free to do so!
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Level 55
Mar 1, 2021
Oh ok. thanks for letting me work on it. I recommend posting this quiz on r/california. Cringe does this for his quizzes and they get many takes.
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Level 55
Mar 1, 2021
I'm not old enough to use Reddit (I have to be 13)
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Level 15
Apr 20, 2021
that's incredible, this whole time I was imagining a 30-50 year old doing these quizzes, hahahah
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Level 51
Mar 1, 2021
I'm doing Florida now...
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Level 51
Mar 1, 2021
No Alcatraz?
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Level 73
Jan 20, 2023
Sin City? lol
+1
Level 55
Jan 20, 2023
That is featured in the Every City in Nevada quiz.
+3
Level 74
Mar 1, 2021
Nominated! :)
+3
Level 55
Mar 1, 2021
Thank you!
+2
Level 55
Mar 2, 2021
I got Gridley thanks to Mark Rober
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Level 65
Mar 24, 2021
Depressing how little cities I got of my own state, but nice to finally see my 100k city somewhere! #California is the best #Nominated
+1
Level 64
May 13, 2021
You should accept Mt. Shasta
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Level 55
May 13, 2021
Fixed. Not sure why it didn't work
+1
Level 65
Sep 6, 2021
I’ve gone ahead and spotlighted this quiz, for the best state in the nation. Again, good luck.
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Level 71
Sep 11, 2021
Not sure why this quiz doesn't have more nominations, but it's very good! It really puts into perspective California's population distribution.
+1
Level 65
Nov 15, 2021
Whelp this hurt my self-esteem
+1
Level 67
Jan 31, 2022
There is an error regarding the city of San Joaquin. Your map shows it next to Stockton (in San Joaquin County) when it is actually in Fresno County about 35 miles west of Fresno.
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Level 55
Aug 18, 2022
I think I positioned the dot for the city in the center of San Joaquin county rather than in its actual location in around Fresno. I will fix this; thank you!
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Level 39
Nov 7, 2023
It is yet to be fixed
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Level 39
Jan 11, 2023
325/482, not bad ig?
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Level 55
Jan 11, 2023
ye
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Level 20
Sep 26, 2023
I think some cities are missing. Rancho Santa Fe, and Santa Catalina? They both have their own zip codes