Hayward Heath, California

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Hayward Heath is a historic name for a place now within the city of Hayward, California. [1] It was the subject of a real estate promotion. [1] A post office, separate from Hayward's post office, operated at Hayward Heath from 1916 to 1918. [1] [2]

Hayward, California City in California, United States

Hayward is a city located in Alameda County, California in the East Bay subregion of the San Francisco Bay Area. With a 2014 population of 149,392, Hayward is the sixth largest city in the Bay Area and the third largest in Alameda County. Hayward was ranked as the 37th most populous municipality in California. It is included in the San Francisco–Oakland–Fremont Metropolitan Statistical Area by the US Census. It is located primarily between Castro Valley and Union City, and lies at the eastern terminus of the San Mateo–Hayward Bridge. The city was devastated early in its history by the 1868 Hayward earthquake. From the early 20th century until the beginning of the 1980s, Hayward's economy was dominated by its now defunct food canning and salt production industries.

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References

  1. 1 2 3 Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 641. ISBN   1-884995-14-4.
  2. California Public Utilities Commission; California. Railroad Commission; Railroad Commission of the State of California (1920). Decisions of the Railroad Commission of the State of California. 17. Superintendent of State Printing. p. 641. Retrieved 2014-11-16.