Grover Beach is a city in San Luis Obispo County, California, United States. Take a look below for 10 amazing and interesting facts about Grover Beach, California, United States.
1. The population was 13,156 at the 2010 census, up from 13,067 in 2000.
2. Grover Beach is the location of the Pacific Crossing cable Landing station.
3. This is where trans-pacific submarine cables come ashore and interface with the North American telecom network.
4. Grover Beach was originally known as Town of Grover, which was founded on August 1, 1887.
5. The town was named for its founder, D.W. Grover.
6. Grover filed his plans at the San Luis Obispo County Court House and eventually founded what was to be known as City of Grover City.
7. There was a popular vote that allowed incorporating on December 21, 1959, as City of Grover City. However, the name seemed redundant so some people sought better names, especially ocean-oriented names.
8. In 1992, there was another popular vote, in which the town’s name was officially changed from “City of Grover City” to “Grover Beach” to emphasize the seaside location.
9. In the California State Legislature, Grover Beach is in the 17th Senate District, represented by Democrat John Laird, and in the 35th Assembly District, represented by Republican Jordan Cunningham.
10. In the United States House of Representatives, Grover Beach is in California’s 24th congressional district, represented by Democrat Salud Carbajal.