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The city was established on May 19, 1847 by Robert Semple, Thomas O. Larkin, and Comandante General Mariano Guadalupe Vallejo. It was founded on the land sold to them by General Vallejo and was named after the General’s wife, Francisca Benicia Carillo de Vallejo. Benicia short term rentals can be difficult to find. Let our experts assist you with your short term rental.
Two major developments in the early 1960s – the closing of the local arsenal in 1960-64 and the completion of the Benicia-Martinez Bridge in 1962 completely changed the city. The population grew steadily at a rate of about 1,000 people per year between 1970 and 1995 and slowly the city transformed from a poor town to a suburb.
There are many interesting things to do in the city. The Farmers’ market is held on Thursday evenings during the summer months. There is a large community picnic held on 4th July at the City Park every year. Sailing is a popular activity and there is an active sailing community in the city. The community organizes several events and competitions. A yacht racing competition, sponsored by the local Yacht Club is held during the summer months every year. The nearest airport that serves the city is Metropolitan Oakland INTL.