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Welcome to Acalanes ...

Acalanes is located in Contra Costa County<1>.

The location of Acalanes has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Acalanes is 760 feet [232 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Acalanes lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

Communities near Acalanes ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Acalanes.

  • San Francisco [San Francisco County]
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    • San Francisco [San Francisco County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Acalanes
    • Estimated population in 2018: 883,305 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for San Francisco<5>
  • Oakland [Alameda County]
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    • Oakland [Alameda County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Acalanes
    • Estimated population in 2018: 429,082 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oakland<5>
  • Hayward [Alameda County]
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    • Hayward [Alameda County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the south of Acalanes
    • Estimated population in 2018: 159,620 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hayward<5>
  • Concord [Contra Costa County]
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    • Concord [Contra Costa County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Acalanes
    • Estimated population in 2018: 129,688 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Concord<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Vallejo [Solano County]
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      • Vallejo [Solano County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Acalanes
      • Estimated population in 2018: 121,913 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vallejo<5>
    • Berkeley [Alameda County]
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      • Berkeley [Alameda County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the west of Acalanes
      • Estimated population in 2018: 121,643 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Berkeley<5>
    • Antioch [Contra Costa County]
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      • Antioch [Contra Costa County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the east of Acalanes
      • Estimated population in 2018: 111,535 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Antioch<5>
    • Richmond [Contra Costa County]
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      • Richmond [Contra Costa County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the west of Acalanes
      • Estimated population in 2018: 110,146 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Richmond<5>
    • San Leandro [Alameda County]
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      • San Leandro [Alameda County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the south of Acalanes
      • Estimated population in 2018: 89,703 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for San Leandro<5>
    • Alameda [Alameda County]
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      • Alameda [Alameda County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Acalanes
      • Estimated population in 2018: 78,338 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alameda<5>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Acalanes. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Acalanes.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Acalanes. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Acalanes.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Acalanes. See our Newspapers Page for Acalanes.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Acalanes ...

Looking for more information about Acalanes? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Acalanes, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Acalanes.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of California

About Contra Costa County

About California

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Acalanes. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Contra Costa County: www.co.contra-costa.ca.us/

The official website for State of California: https://www.ca.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of California's counties, including Contra Costa, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Acalanes - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Acalanes) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Acalanes. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.8988, Longitude: -122.1436       In this case, the coordinates for Acalanes have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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