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Davis, formerly known as Davisville, is a city in the U.S. state of California and the most populous city in Yolo County. It had a population of 65,622 in 2010, not including the on-campus population of the University of California, Davis, which was over 9,400 (not including students' families) in 2016. As of 2016, there were 35,186 students enrolled at the university.

It is located about 15 miles west of Sacramento and about 80 miles east of San Francisco.  Since the town is very flat, bikes are very big here and the symbol of Davis is the old-fashioned penny farthing bicycle.

Here are some pictures of things around Davis, some unusual.


One of the town's famous landmarks -- Toad Hollow, which sits opposite a toad tunnel which runs under the newly (then) built overpass, so that toads can go from one side to the other without danger of being squashed.  To date, some 20 years later, there is no indication that any toad has ever discovered the tunnel, but if they do, this little town is ready to host them, before or after their trip. (Note that the buildings have solar panels.)

This is the street on which I live

A typical street displaying fall color

A decorative bench downtown

An arch made of shovels.  It leads to
the University's arboretum.

A young redwood tree in the arboretum

The historic railroad office

This is the art work at a local strip mall

A typical downtown street

The local Catholic church

The City of Bicycles

Two of the university's "egghead statues" by
sculptor Robert Arneson