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Welcome to American Canyon ...

The city of American Canyon is located in Napa County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for American Canyon: American Cyn. (or less commonly used: American Canyn. or American Cnyn.)

From the 2010 Census (the most recent Census number we have), American Canyon had a population of 19,454 people.<2> (see below for details).

American Canyon was incorporated January 1, 1992.

The community of American Canyon is 50 feet [15 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

American Canyon is located in the (707) area code.

Websites for American Canyon ...

Official Website: www.ci.american-canyon.ca.us/

Communities Also Named American Canyon ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named American Canyon - it's located in Nevada.

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

Communities near American Canyon ...

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

  • Concord [Contra Costa County]
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    • Concord [Contra Costa County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of American Canyon
    • Estimated population in 2018: 129,688 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Concord<5>
  • Fairfield [Solano County]
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    • Fairfield [Solano County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northeast of American Canyon
    • Estimated population in 2018: 116,884 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fairfield<5>
  • Richmond [Contra Costa County]
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    • Richmond [Contra Costa County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the south of American Canyon
    • Estimated population in 2018: 110,146 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Richmond<5>
  • Vacaville [Solano County]
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    • Vacaville [Solano County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of American Canyon
    • Estimated population in 2018: 100,154 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vacaville<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Napa [Napa County]
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      • Napa [Napa County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the north of American Canyon
      • Estimated population in 2018: 79,263 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Napa<5>
    • Novato [Marin County]
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      • Novato [Marin County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the west of American Canyon
      • Estimated population in 2018: 55,655 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Novato<5>
    • Martinez [Contra Costa County]
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      • Martinez [Contra Costa County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southeast of American Canyon
      • Estimated population in 2018: 38,402 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Martinez<5>
    • Pleasant Hill [Contra Costa County]
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      • Pleasant Hill [Contra Costa County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southeast of American Canyon
      • Estimated population in 2018: 34,903 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pleasant Hill<5>
    • San Pablo [Contra Costa County]
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      • San Pablo [Contra Costa County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the south of American Canyon
      • Estimated population in 2018: 31,124 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for San Pablo<5>
    • Suisun City [Solano County]
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      • Suisun City [Solano County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the east of American Canyon
      • Estimated population in 2018: 29,713 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Suisun City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Suisun City<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 American Canyon. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for American Canyon.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for American Canyon ...

Looking for more information about American Canyon? 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 American Canyon, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for American Canyon.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for American Canyon: www.ci.american-canyon.ca.us/

The official website for Napa County: www.co.napa.ca.us/

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 Napa, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for American Canyon.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around American Canyon - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- American Canyon) 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 American Canyon. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from American Canyon

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in American Canyon. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.1740, Longitude: -122.2604    
<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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