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Welcome to Alameda ...

Alameda is located in Kern County.

When the people of Alameda refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Alamedan<1>

Alameda is 330 feet [101 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Alameda: (661)

Communities near Alameda ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<3>.

Community   2016<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
Arvin   [Map]   21,086   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Bakersfield   [Map]   376,380   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
East Bakersfield   [Map]   ---   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Edison   [Map]   ---   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Fuller Acres   [Map]   ---   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Gosford   [Map]   ---   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]

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 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.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Alameda. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Alameda.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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 get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Alameda? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to 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 Tourism Map for Alameda.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' is a very useful tool for people who might be planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Alameda. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
Campgrounds  
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
Food/Groceries  
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
  Libraries
Fishing/HuntingHospitalsSchools
Hiking/CampingDoctors 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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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: www.state.ca.us/



Footnotes ...

<1>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Alameda refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a community's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Alameda may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alameda - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance from Alameda. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Alameda) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Alameda. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Alameda

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alameda. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.2377, Longitude: -119.0031     [Map].

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Alameda.

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Alameda.