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Welcome to Alameda ...
When the people of Alameda refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Alamedan<2>
Alameda is 330 feet [101 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Alameda lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Alameda: (661)
Adding Alameda to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Alameda in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Alameda was on a map titled Road Map for California (from Shell Oil, 1956).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Alameda on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Alameda ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two California communities named Alameda: This one is located in Kern County and the other is located in Alameda 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.
Communities near Alameda ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Alameda.
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 Alameda. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Alameda.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Alameda. 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 Alameda.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Alameda. See our Newspapers Page for Alameda.
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.
While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Alameda, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Alameda.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Alameda. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Kern County: www.co.kern.ca.us/
The official website for State of California: https://www.ca.gov/
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This page was last modified: 14 Jun 2021