Northern California (colloquially known as NorCal) is the northern portion of the U.S. state of California's north-south midway division is around 39° latitude, near the level of San Francisco. Popularly, though, "Northern California" usually. Southern California is a geographic and cultural region . Though there is no official definition for the northern boundary of southern California, such a division has existed from. California, the most populous state in the United States and third largest in area after Alaska All of the southern counties as far north as Monterey, Merced, and part of Mariposa, then The California State Senate voted on June 4, , to divide California into two states, with the Tehachapi Mountains as the boundary.
The San Andreas Fault runs parallel to California's Pacific coast for miles, a seismic fault line that separates the Pacific and North American. Whatever parochial differences once seemed to divide NorCal and SoCal are The rivalry between North and South California was a real. Should the country's most populous state be split into three separate states? Northern California: This would include the Bay Area and the
Draper's plan calls for three new entities — Northern California, California would consist of 40 counties stretching from Oregon south to Santa. Under a proposed ballot measure to split California in three, Southern California would run south from Madera County and then hook north. Billionaire venture capitalist Tim Draper has a new proposal to split up The a bill to split the state into North, Central and South California.