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Welcome to Alameda ...
The coastal city of Alameda is located in Alameda County.
When the people of Alameda refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Alamedan<1>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Alameda has a population of 79,177 people<2> (see below for details).
Alameda was established in 1853 and was incorporated April 19, 1854.
The community of Alameda is near sea level<3>.
Time Zone: Alameda lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
Alameda is within the (510) area code.
The ZIP codes for Alameda: 94501-94502<4>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Alameda had a population of 73,812 people. This makes Alameda the county's 7th most populous community.
The population of Alameda represents 0.2% of the population of California (which has 37,253,956 people), making it the state's 108th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 73,812 people, the population of Alameda increased 2.15% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 72,259 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Alameda had an population of 79,177 people. This is an increase of 7.27% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 9.57% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Alameda.
Communities near Alameda ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Alameda and not the distance as if you drove.<5>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Alameda.
Communities Also Named Alameda ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two California communities named Alameda: This one is located in Alameda County and the other is located in Kern County.
Beyond California, there are 11 communities that are also named Alameda - they are located in Colorado, Florida (2), Idaho, Kansas, Maryland, New Mexico, Oregon, Saskatchewan and Texas.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Alameda.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Alameda:
Websites for Alameda ...
Official Website: www.ci.alameda.ca.us/
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alameda ...
Looking for more information about Alameda? 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.
In addition to the Tourism page for Alameda, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Alameda.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Alameda: www.ci.alameda.ca.us/
The official website for Alameda County: www.acgov.org/
The official website for State of California: https://www.ca.gov/
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This page was last modified: 18 Feb 2019