Merced County, California

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Merced County (/mərˈsɛd/ mər-SED) is a county in the northern San Joaquin Valley section of the Central Valley, in the U.S. state of California.

As of the 2020 census, the population was 281,202.[1] The county seat is Merced.[2] The county is named after the Merced River. It is located north of Fresno County and Fresno, and southeast of Santa Clara County and San Jose.

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  1. "QuickFacts: Merced County, California". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved August 1, 2023.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.

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