Sveadal, California

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Sveadal
Populated Place
Entrance to Sveadal in January 2016.
Entrance to Sveadal in January 2016.
Sveadal is located in the US
Sveadal
Sveadal
Location in the United States
Coordinates: 37°05′01″N 121°47′21″W / 37.08361°N 121.78917°W / 37.08361; -121.78917Coordinates: 37°05′01″N 121°47′21″W / 37.08361°N 121.78917°W / 37.08361; -121.78917
Country  United States
State  California
County Santa Clara
Area
 • Total 0.169 sq mi (0.44 km2)
 • Land 0.160 sq mi (0.41 km2)
 • Water 0.009 sq mi (0.02 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,030 ft (314 m)
Time zone PST (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code 95037
Area code(s) 408, 669
GNIS feature ID 1659932

Sveadal is a private unincorporated community located in Santa Clara County, California. The Swedish American cultural heritage and recreation center is situated west of Morgan Hill, California in the eastern Santa Cruz Mountains, adjacent to Uvas Canyon County Park. Since its founding in 1926, it has been owned and operated by the Swedish American Patriotic League, a congress of local organizations, dedicated to promoting and perpetuating common Swedish-American heritage in the San Francisco Bay Area. It has been visited by three generations of Swedish royalty, since 1927 when then Crown Prince (and later King) Gustav VI Adolf of Sweden and his wife dedicated Sveadal in 1927.[2]

Access to Sveadal is via Croy Road, a two-lane paved secondary road off Uvas Road with no outlet that narrows to a single lane within Sveadal. Visitors to Uvas Canyon County Park must pass through Sveadal. There are both private cabins and rental units on site. The ZIP Code is 95037 and the community is inside area codes 408 and 669.[3]

Swedish Organizations[edit]

  • Swedish American Patriotic League of San Francisco [1]
  • Vasa Order of America Swedish Fraternal Organization [2]
  • Swedish Club of San Francisco Bay Area [3]
  • Swedish Council of America [4]
  • Swedish American Chambers of Commerce of the USA [5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ USGS, Sveadal
  2. ^ "Swedish American Patriotic League". Swedish Council of America. Retrieved October 10, 2015. 
  3. ^ "Uvas Canyon County Park". Santa Clara County Parks. Retrieved October 10, 2015. 

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