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     1. Two persons from San Bernardino have been elected Governor.  
     2. The nation's first solar-thermal power plant was built in Daggett.  
     3. Father Dumetz of Mission San Gabriel named the San Bernardino valley and mountains in 1810.  
     4. Despite being predominantly desert, San Bernardino has more area covered by water than 38 of the other counties in the state. (Being the largest county, it also has the most area covered by land!)  
     5. The Port of Long Beach Foreign Trade Zone is in Ontario.  
     6. The largest planting of grapevines in the State were once in San Bernardino County.  
     7. The first water district using water shares was in Etiwanda.  
     8. Thirty-seven mountain ranges provide scenic vistas in the County.  
     9. The Mojave River flows underground for most of its 100 mile length yet surfaces less than 20 miles from its end at Soda Lake.  
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