- Hercules
- Contra Costa County - SF East Bay

- North California


Facts About Hercules

General information about the city of Hercules in California's Contra Costa County.

Quick Facts About Hercules?
STATUS: Incorporated City
INCORPORATED: 1900 December 15
POPULATION: Greater than 24,000
SIZE: About 18 square miles
POPULATION DENSITY: More than ? people per square mile
COUNTY: Contra Costa County
TOURISM RETION: San Francisco East Bay Ara
LOCATION: Northern California

Wikipedia Introduction to Hercules
Article with general information and facts about Hercules, California. Includes the city's history, geography, demographics, economy, top employers, education, transportation, new development, and sister city.

California Powder Works History of Hercules
The community of Hercules began in 1881 as a company town for California Powder Works, a company that produced the explosive black powder known aas dynamite or TNT. In the 1960's the company transitioned from producing TNT to producing fertilizer. That plant was sold to Valley Fertilizer in 1976 and it closed permanently in 1977.

Hercules Has a Rich and Dynamic History
Article published on the Hercules Chamber of Commerce Web site.

Hercules Historical Society

Neighborhoods and Developments of Hercules?
- Hercules New Town Center
---- Market Town
---- Cinema Town
---- Transit Town
- Sycamore Downtown
----- Sycamore North Development
----- Sycamore Crossing Development

Hercules Travel Guide

About Contra Costa County

SF East Bay | California Delta

About Northern California

See also
Blog With California Tourism Posts
Facebook "California for Visitors" Page
Twitter "California for Visitors" Feed

California Wall Calendars

California Topics: About | Alameda County | Alpine County | Amador County | Activities | Attractions | Beach Cities | Beverly Hills | Butte County | Calaveras County | Catalina Island | Colusa County | Contra Costa County | Del Norte County | Dining | Disneyland | El Dorado County | Fresno County | Glenn County | Gold Country | Humboldt County | Imperial County | Inyo County | Kern County | Kings County | Lake County | Lassen County | Long Beach | Los Angeles County | Events | Hollywood | Lodging | Madera County | Marin County | Marina del Rey | Mariposa County | Mendocino County | Merced County | Modoc County | Mono County | Monterey County | Napa County | Nevada County | Orange County | Palm Springs | Redwoods | Placer County | Plumas County | Recipes | Riverside County | Sacramento County | San Benito County | San Bernardino County | San Diego County | San Francisco County | San Joaquin County | San Luis Obispo County | San Mateo County | Santa Barbara County | Santa Clara County | Santa Cruz County | Shasta County | Sierra County | Siskiyou County | Solano County | Solvang | Sonoma County | Stanislaus County | Sutter County | Tehama County ! Tourism | Transportation | Trinity County | Tulare County | Tuolumne County | Venice Beach | Ventura County | Wine Country | Yolo County | Yosemite | Yuba County
SkateLog Forum
Scuba Doll
Hawaiian Music
Ask About Sports

Web Site Editor
Kathie Fry Dot Com
Pictures of Kathie
Venice Beach Skating
U.S. States
Arizona for Visitors
California for Visitors
Hawaii for Visitors
Nevada for Visitors
New Mexico for Visitors

U.S. Cities
Los Angeles for Visitors
Miami for Visitors
Do It In Long Beach
Continental Travel
Do It In Africa
Do It In Asia
Do It In Europe
Do It In Oceania
Do It In The Americas

More World Travel
Travel Guides International
Vietnam for Visitors
Do It In Thailand