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Sveadal entrance, 2016

Sveadal is a private unincorporated community located in Santa Clara County, California. The Swedish American cultural heritage and recreation center is situated near 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 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]

Coordinates: 37°05′01″N 121°47′17″W / 37.08361°N 121.78806°W / 37.08361; -121.78806


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