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Welcome to Antioch ...

The city of Antioch is located in Contra Costa County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Antioch has a population of 111,502 people<2> (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.<3>.

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<4>

Websites for Antioch ...

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Antioch had an population of 111,502 people. This is an increase of 8.92% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 23.16% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Antioch had a population of 102,372 people (which is 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 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 (which had a count of 90,532 people).

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

Adding Antioch to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Antioch in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Antioch was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Antioch on a map titled Map of the Lincoln Highway (1924).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Antioch on our Genealogy Page.

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.

Communities near Antioch ...

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

  • Concord [Contra Costa County]
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    • Concord [Contra Costa County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the west of Antioch
    • Estimated population in 2019: 129,295 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Concord
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Concord<6>
  • San Ramon [Contra Costa County]
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    • San Ramon [Contra Costa County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Antioch
    • Estimated population in 2019: 75,995 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for San Ramon<6>
  • Walnut Creek [Contra Costa County]
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    • Walnut Creek [Contra Costa County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Antioch
    • Estimated population in 2019: 70,166 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walnut Creek
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Walnut Creek<6>
  • Brentwood [Contra Costa County]
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    • Brentwood [Contra Costa County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Antioch
    • Estimated population in 2019: 64,474 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brentwood<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Danville [Contra Costa County]
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      • Danville [Contra Costa County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Antioch
      • Estimated population in 2019: 44,510 people
      • Former name for Danville:
      • Inmanville
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Danville<6>
    • Martinez [Contra Costa County]
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      • Martinez [Contra Costa County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Antioch
      • Estimated population in 2019: 38,297 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Martinez<6>
    • Pleasant Hill [Contra Costa County]
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      • Pleasant Hill [Contra Costa County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the west of Antioch
      • Estimated population in 2019: 34,839 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasant Hill
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pleasant Hill<6>
    • Benicia [Solano County]
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      • Benicia [Solano County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Antioch
      • Estimated population in 2019: 28,240 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Benicia
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Benicia<6>
    • Lafayette [Contra Costa County]
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      • Lafayette [Contra Costa County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Antioch
      • Estimated population in 2019: 26,638 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lafayette
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lafayette<6>
    • Clayton [Contra Costa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clayton
      • Clayton [Contra Costa County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Antioch
      • Estimated population in 2019: 12,265 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clayton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clayton<6>

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 Antioch. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Antioch.

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Antioch.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Antioch. Our list includes 8 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Antioch.

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for California

About Contra Costa County

About California

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>If you're interested in how the shape of California's counties, including Contra Costa, 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 Antioch.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Antioch - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from AntiochOur 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    
<6>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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