Steel on Wheels Tour Date #8: Oakland - February, 24 2011
Historical Summary of Oakland, CA
Oakland is the eighth-largest city in the U.S. state of California. It is a major West Coast port, located on San Francisco Bay, about 8 miles (13 km) east of San Francisco. Oakland is a central hub city for the Bay Area subregion collectively called the East Bay, and it is the county seat of Alameda County. Based on United States Census Bureau estimates for 2010, Oakland is the 41st-largest city in the US with a population of 446,901.