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Welcome to Alum Rock ...

Alum Rock is located in Santa Clara County<1>.

Alum Rock is 150 feet [46 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Telephone area codes for Alum Rock: (408) and (669)<3>

Communities Also Named Alum Rock ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Alum Rock - it's located in Pennsylvania.

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

Communities near Alum Rock ...

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

  • San Jose [Santa Clara County]
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    • San Jose [Santa Clara County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Alum Rock
    • Estimated population in 2018: 1,030,119 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on San Jose
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for San Jose<5>
  • Fremont [Alameda County]
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    • Fremont [Alameda County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Alum Rock
    • Estimated population in 2018: 237,807 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fremont
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fremont<5>
  • Sunnyvale [Santa Clara County]
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    • Sunnyvale [Santa Clara County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the west of Alum Rock
    • Estimated population in 2018: 153,185 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 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the west of Alum Rock
    • Estimated population in 2018: 129,488 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Santa Clara
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Santa Clara<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Mountain View [Santa Clara County]
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      • Mountain View [Santa Clara County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the west of Alum Rock
      • Estimated population in 2018: 83,377 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain View
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mountain View<5>
    • Milpitas [Santa Clara County]
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      • Milpitas [Santa Clara County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Alum Rock
      • Estimated population in 2018: 80,430 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Milpitas<5>
    • Union City [Alameda County]
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      • Union City [Alameda County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Alum Rock
      • Estimated population in 2018: 74,559 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Union City<5>
    • Palo Alto [Santa Clara County]
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      • Palo Alto [Santa Clara County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Alum Rock
      • Estimated population in 2018: 66,666 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Palo Alto
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Palo Alto<5>
    • Cupertino [Santa Clara County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cupertino
      • Cupertino [Santa Clara County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the west of Alum Rock
      • Estimated population in 2018: 60,170 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cupertino<5>
    • Newark [Alameda County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newark
      • Newark [Alameda County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Alum Rock
      • Estimated population in 2018: 48,198 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newark
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newark<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 Alum Rock. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Alum Rock.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alum Rock ...

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

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About Santa Clara County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Alum Rock. 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 elevation is an estimate for the area around Alum Rock - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (669) is an overlay for area code (408).
<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- Alum Rock) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alum Rock. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.3670, Longitude: -121.8267    
<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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