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Welcome to Alamitos ...

Alamitos is located in Santa Clara County<1>.

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

Alamitos is 180 feet [55 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Communities Also Named Alamitos ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two California communities named Alamitos: This one is located in Santa Clara County and the other is located in Los Angeles County.

Beyond California, there are 2 communities that are also named Alamitos - they are located in and New Mexico.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Alamitos.

Communities near Alamitos ...

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

  • San Jose [Santa Clara County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for San Jose
    • San Jose [Santa Clara County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the north of Alamitos
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,021,795 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on San Jose
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for San Jose<5>
  • Sunnyvale [Santa Clara County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sunnyvale
    • Sunnyvale [Santa Clara County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Alamitos
    • Estimated population in 2019: 152,703 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunnyvale
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sunnyvale<5>
  • Santa Clara [Santa Clara County]
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    • Santa Clara [Santa Clara County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Alamitos
    • Estimated population in 2019: 130,365 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Santa Clara
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Santa Clara<5>
  • Milpitas [Santa Clara County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Milpitas
    • Milpitas [Santa Clara County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the north of Alamitos
    • Estimated population in 2019: 84,196 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Milpitas
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Milpitas<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Mountain View [Santa Clara County]
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      • Mountain View [Santa Clara County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Alamitos
      • Estimated population in 2019: 82,739 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain View
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mountain View<5>
    • Cupertino [Santa Clara County]
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      • Cupertino [Santa Clara County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Alamitos
      • Estimated population in 2019: 59,276 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cupertino
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cupertino<5>
    • Morgan Hill [Santa Clara County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Morgan Hill
      • Morgan Hill [Santa Clara County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Alamitos
      • Estimated population in 2019: 45,952 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morgan Hill
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Morgan Hill<5>
    • Campbell [Santa Clara County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Campbell
      • Campbell [Santa Clara County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northwest of Alamitos
      • Estimated population in 2019: 41,793 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Campbell
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Campbell<5>
    • Los Gatos [Santa Clara County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Los Gatos
      • Los Gatos [Santa Clara County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the west of Alamitos
      • Estimated population in 2019: 30,222 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Los Gatos
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Los Gatos<5>
    • Saratoga [Santa Clara County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saratoga
      • Saratoga [Santa Clara County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the west of Alamitos
      • Estimated population in 2019: 30,153 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saratoga
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saratoga<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 Alamitos. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Alamitos.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Alamitos. 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 Alamitos.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alamitos ...

Looking for more information about Alamitos? 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 Alamitos, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Alamitos.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Santa Clara County: www.sccgov.org/

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 Santa Clara, 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 Alamitos - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Alamitos) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alamitos. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.2505, Longitude: -121.8672       In this case, the coordinates for Alamitos 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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