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Napa is in the state of California. Napa is located 50 miles north of San Francisco in the southern end of scenic Napa Valley.

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  1. The City of Napa was founded by Nathan Coombs in 1847.
  2. The Napa State Asylum for the Insane, now called Napa State Hospital, located just south of Napa, received its first patients in 1876.
  3. Napa is the county seat for one of the world's Great Wine Capitals.
  4. In 1915, Jensen and Pridham invented the loudspeaker in their workshop in Napa.
  5. Although most wineries are located outside the City limits, wine has been produced in the City of Napa since the mid 1800s.

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