List of people from California

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Location of California on the U.S. map

This is a list of notable people from the U.S. state of California. It includes people who were born/raised in, lived in, or spent portions of their lives in California, or for whom California is a significant part of their identity. This list is arranged in alphabetical order by surname.

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  • Ben Underwood – blind teen best known as one of the world's most proficient echolocators
  • Chase Utley – baseball player

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Musical groups

California transplants

See also

References

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