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San Luis Obispo County History

 

A Memorial and Biographical History of the Counties of Santa Barbara,
San Luis Obispo, and Ventura, California
by Yda Addis Storke
Published in 1891 in Chicago by the Lewis Publishing Co.

 

SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY. 

In General -
   Origin and Description 136 
   Organization 139 
   Annals, 1851-'90 130 
   Land Grants 134 
   Topography 137 
   Soil 138 
   Climate 140   Rain chart for 1885-1886;   Comparative rain chart;   Rain chart last 17 years
   The Coast Region 143 
   Coast Towns 143 
   Cambria 144 
   Morro 145 
Town of San Luis Obispo 146 
Arroyo Grande 150 
Other Points -
   Newsom's Hot Sulphur Springs 153   chart by Dr. Winslow Anderson
   Pizmo Beach 154 
   Los Berros 154 
   Nipomo 154 
Eastern Portion of the County 154 
   San Miguel 155 
   Paso Robles Hot Springs 156 
   Templeton 157 
   Rancho Santa Margarita 158 
   The Southern Border 160 
   Salinas Valley 160 
   The Painted Rock 161 
   Monte Diablo Mountains 161 
   Creeks 161 
   Ranchos 162 
Resources -
   Agriculture 163
   Horticulture and Viticulture 164 
   Mineral Resources 166 
   Bituminous Rock 170 
   Dairying 171 
   Exports 173   Exports 1886   Exports 1887   Exports 1888
Bench and Bar 174
Miscellaneous -
   County Officers 177
   Postoffices 177
   Schools 178
   Light-House 179
   Railroads 179
   The Breakwater Question 179
   Fraternal Organizations 180
   The Press 181