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Welcome to Antioch ...

The city of Antioch is located in Contra Costa County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Antioch has a population of 111,674 people<1> (see below for details).

Antioch was established in 1850 and was incorporated February 6, 1872.

The community of Antioch is 200 feet [61 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Antioch lies within the (925) area code.

The ZIP codes for Antioch: 94509, 94531<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Antioch had a population of 102,372 people (or 9.76% of the total population of Contra Costa County). This makes Antioch the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Antioch represents 0.27% of the total population of California (which has 37,253,956 people), making it the state's 64th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 102,372 people, the population of Antioch increased 13.08% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 90,532 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Antioch had an population of 111,674 people. This is an increase of 9.09% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 23.35% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Antioch.

Communities near Antioch ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are going to drive.<4>.

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Benicia   [Map]   28,343   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Brentwood   [Map]   62,433   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Clayton   [Map]   12,150   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Concord   [Map]   129,783   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Danville   [Map]   44,786   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Lafayette   [Map]   26,440   SW   18 miles [29 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Antioch.

Communities Also Named Antioch ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 95 communities that are also named Antioch - they are located in Alabama (7), Arkansas (6), Florida, Georgia (9), Illinois, Indiana (4), Kansas (2), Kentucky (5), Louisiana (3), Mississippi (7), Missouri (2), Nebraska, North Carolina (6), Ohio (2), Oklahoma (2), Ontario, South Carolina (6), Tennessee (13), Texas (11), Virginia (3) and West Virginia (3).

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Antioch. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Antioch. 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 Antioch. Our list includes 8 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Antioch:

Websites for Antioch ...

Official Website: www.ci.antioch.ca.us/

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Antioch ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Antioch: www.ci.antioch.ca.us/

The official website for Contra Costa County: www.co.contra-costa.ca.us/

The official website for State of California: https://www.ca.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Antioch.

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

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<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Antioch). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Antioch or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Antioch) 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 Antioch. 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 Antioch

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Antioch. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.0049, Longitude: -121.8060     [Map].

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