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Vallejo is a waterfront city in Solano County, California, located in the North Bay sub-region of the San Francisco Bay Area. Vallejo is geographically the closest North Bay city to the inner East Bay, so it is sometimes mistakenly associated with that region. The population was 115,942 at the 2010 ...


History. The City of Vallejo's story is connected to General Mariano G. Vallejo's envisioning the promise of the area in 1844. Named after him and twice the site of the state capitol in the 1850s, Vallejo grew into an important shipping and naval center. Legend has it that Mare Island got its name after Gen. Vallejo drove a herd ...


The importance of Vallejo's location was apparent even before the city's founding . General Mariano Vallejo, the last Mexican Governor of California, realized that the little settlement was a natural transportation hub where land meets water at the gateway to the Bay Area from the great central valley. He was so enthusiastic  ...


Building materials at this time were not only high in price but very scarce and when Vallejo was designated as the capital of California the lumber used for the State House was hewn planks which had been brought from the Hawaiian Islands. The erection of dwelling houses during 1850 and 1851, however, had in no way ...


Vallejo – Our History. Nestled in the rolling foothills, where the Carquinez Straits meet San Pablo Bay, is the City of Vallejo. Vallejo has a varied and colorful history. ... With the onslaught of Americans participating in the California Gold Rush, General Vallejo saw that the territory was destined to pass from the hands of the ...


Vallejo, California is the first permanent home of California's state government and is the 142-year home of the first and most famous naval ship building and repair facility on the west coast. A city whose rich history is intertwined deeply to both the state in which it was born and to the country it served through two world wars.


One of the unique things about California and Vallejo in particular, is that its " history" dates back only 150 years or so. That's not very long ago when compared with other parts of the United States or Europe. But nevertheless, the story of Vallejo's past can be seen all around the city - at Mare Island, in the downtown area, ...


The Vallejos were one of the most important and respected families in early Mexican California history, and they also played an important part in the development of California as a state in the Union. General Mariano Guadalupe Vallejo held the highest military post as Commanding General in Alta California where be ...


Prior to the 1830's, the countryside where the City of Vallejo now stands was inhabited by the Suisun and Karkin Indians. 1835, a Mexican military officer, Mariano Guadalupe Vallejo, was sent to the northern California frontier where he established several land grants. One of these grants, the Rancho Suscol, included the ...