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Sveadal, California is located in the United States
Sveadal, California
Sveadal, California
Location in the United States
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
1,030 ft (314 m)
Time zone UTC-8 (PST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-7 (PDT)
ZIP code
95037
Area code(s) 408, 669
GNIS feature ID 1659932

Sveadal is a private summer resort in an unincorporated area 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.

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 for club members on site. The ZIP Code is 95037 and the community is inside area codes 408 and 669.

Swedish Organizations

  • 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]
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