Union City:1 Residential city (1990 pop. 53,762), Alameda co., W Calif., in an agricultural region; inc. 1959 with the merger of Decoto and Alvarado districts. Metal, plastic, paper, and food products, wool, and consumer goods are produced. A tool-and-die factory and an iron foundry are also there. Union City grew rapidly in the late 20th cent.; its population more than tripled between 1970 and 1990.
2 City (1990 pop. 58,012), Hudson co., NE N.J., on the Palisades overlooking the Hudson River, directly opposite New York City; inc. 1925. This densely populated city has many small firms, most of them in the embroidery field. Other industries produce fabricated metal products, consumer and electrical goods, machinery, apparel, and transportation equipment.
3 City (1990 pop. 10,513), seat of Obion co., W Tenn., near the Ky. line; inc. 1867. It is a trade, processing, and shipping center in a livestock, grain, cotton, and fruit-growing region. Tires and transportation equipment, fabricated metal products, and fireplaces are manufactured. Three Civil War battles were fought nearby, and the city has a Civil War cemetery, a monument to unknown Confederate dead, and an eternal-flame memorial.
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