Cachalot-by-the-Sea, Channel Islands

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Cachalot-by-the-Sea, Channel Islands
Cachalot-Par-La-Mar, Îles-du-détroit (fr)
Incorporated city
City of Cachalot-by-the-Sea
Ville de Cachalot-Par-La-Mar
Nickname(s): The Reef City
Sovereign state Flag of Sierra.svg Kingdom of Sierra
Country Flag of Sierra (civil).svg Sierra
Territory Flag of the Channel Islands.svg Channel Islands
Parish Flag of Galaup.svg Galaup
Arrondissement Baie des Hippocampes
Foundation March 19, 1888
Founded by Emanuel Breaux
Town Hall Colbert Square
 • Type Council-Manager
 • Mayor Bennett Lavie Jr. (PDI)
 • Total 23 km2 (8.8 sq mi)
 • Land 23 km2 (8.8 sq mi)
 • Water 0 km2 (0.0 sq mi)
Elevation 2 m (5 ft)
Population (2016)
 • Total 56,879
ZIP codes 90706
Call codes 310/424
National Register of Historic Places
Reference no.         3087

Cachalot-by-the-Sea (French: Le Cachalot-par-la-Mar) is the second largest city in Galaup Parish, Channel Islands, which encompasses all of San Clemente Island and San Nicholas Island. The population was 54,437 in the 2010 census. It is part of the San Clemente Metropolitan Statistical Area which includes the larger city of New Bourbon. It is located entirely in the Baie des Hippocampes Arrondissement. Tourism, fishing, and hospitality are its main industries. The cities of New Bourbon and Mersenne lie to the north of Cachalot-by-the-Sea, while the city of Pyramide borders the city to the southeast.


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