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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
TELEPHONE AREA CODE: 510
POSTAL ZIP CODE: 94547
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


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