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Facts & Figures - May 2014

Apr 28, 2014 04:47PM ● By Style

Folsom biking photo courtesy of


Miles of trails available in and around Folsom for hiking, biking and horseback riding. The American River Bike Trail occupies just 32 of these miles—what about the rest? Check out Darrington Trail, the Western States/Pioneer Express Trail and the Oaks Nature Trail, just to name a few.


The cost to build the New Western Hotel, now known as the Folsom Hotel. The locale is home to more than one ghost, including Samuel Levitts who died in the hotel while installing the famous back bar mirror.


The year Sutter Street landmark and mainstay Hop Sing Palace opened, making it the oldest restaurant in Folsom. (The building itself, however, dates back to the late 1800s.)

4.1 Million

The number of women between the ages of 15 and 50 who gave birth in the 12 months leading up to Mother’s Day 2013, according to


Acres covered by the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, home of the Indy 500, held every year on Memorial Day. According to, the Rose Bowl, Roman Colosseum, Churchill Downs, Yankee Stadium and Vatican City can all fit inside the speedway. Sure, let’s make it noisier!

— Compiled by Sharon Penny

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