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Rancho Cucamonga, California

Rancho Cucamonga California
Administration
Full nameCity of Rancho Cucamonga
Official nameCity of Rancho Cucamonga
Settlement typeCity
MottoA World Class Community
CountryUS United States
StateCalifornia California
CountySan Bernardino
Incorporated (city)November 30, 1977
Government
TypeCouncil-Manager
City CouncilMayor L. Dennis Michael
Sam Spagnolo
William J. Alexander
Chuck Buquet
Diane Williams
City ClerkJanice C. Reynolds
City TreasurerJames C. Frost
City ManagerJack Lam
Geography
Total Area39.871 sq mi (103.3 km2)
Land Area39.851 sq mi (103.2 km2)
Water Area0.0200 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation1207 ft (367.9 m)
Demography
Total Population165269 (3rd in San Bernardino County
28th in California
142nd in the United States) (2010)
Density (pop.)auto/km2 (0/sq mi)
Other information
Time zonePST (UTC-8)
- Summer (DST)PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP Code91701, 91729, 91730, 91737, 91739
Area code909
FIPS code06-59451
GNIS feature ID1667908

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Rancho Cucamonga is a suburban city in San Bernardino County, California, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city had a population of 165,269, up from 127,743 at the 2000 census. L. Dennis Michael was elected as Mayor on November 2, 2010. Jack Lam is the City Manager. The city was incorporated in 1977, as a result of a vote among the residents of the unincorporated communities of Alta Loma, Cucamonga, and Etiwanda.

Money's Best Places to Live 2006 ranked Rancho Cucamonga as #42 in America. Remembered by fans of comedian and radio personality Jack Benny who would often hear a train announcement made by Mel Blanc calling out: "Train leaving on track five for Anaheim, Azusa and Cucamonga!". This running gag became so well known that it eventually led to a statue of Benny in Cucamonga.


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