About Merced, California

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Merced, CA, is a city located in the Central Valley of California, approximately 110 miles southeast of San Francisco and 310 miles northwest of Los Angeles. The city has a population of approximately 98,239 people and serves as the county seat of Merced County. Merced is located on Highway 99, the dominant north-south freeway in California, and is served also by Highways 140 and 59. The city was incorporated in 1889 and operates under the Council-Manager form of government.

Merced is a dynamic community with friendly small-town living in a mid-size city. The University of California, Merced, campus, opened in 2005, provides new educational and economic opportunities, adding to the already-established growth of the region. The city’s population is youthful and diverse, and it is the region’s hub for education, culture, and business. Merced offers abundant shopping, pleasant neighborhoods, and tree-lined streets, with bicycle paths along creeks linking major city parks. Even with recent increases in prices, Merced’s housing remains affordable compared to many other California locations.

Merced’s location in the Central Valley provides easy access to the central California Sierra Nevada mountains and national parks, and major cities. The city has historically been the “Gateway to Yosemite,” and residents also enjoy short drives to skiing, beaches, fishing, and other outdoor attractions. With its rich agricultural heritage, youthful population, and ongoing development, Merced is a dynamic and attractive place to live.

Services we offer in Merced :

E Waste Recycling
Hard Disk Destruction
Batteries Recycling
Fire Extinguisher Recycling

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