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English: The Merced Assembly Center was located at the Merced County Fairgrounds in 1942. It held a total of 4,669 Japanese Americans (a maximum of 4,508 at one time) from the northern California coast and the Central Valley, including Merced, Livingston, Turlock, Cortez, Sebastopol, Yuba City, Yolo, Walnut Grove, Colusa, Winters, Modesto, Woodland, Santa Rosa, Chico, Marin, Courtland, Marysville and Broderick. From here, the internees were sent to the Granada (Amache) War Relocation Center in Colorado.[1][2][3][4][5]