Fun Fact: How Oakland California Got Its Name

Fun facts about Oakland California

Oakland, California get its name somewhat from a Spanish name for the lands that now make up the city. They called it encinal which means “oak grove”. There was a large oak forest that surrounded the area. The oak forest eventually gave the city its name, but now in English.

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