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Arroyo Grande, California
Welcome to Arroyo Grande ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Arroyo Grande has a population of 17,976 people<2> (see below for details).
While we don't have a date for the establishment of Arroyo Grande, you might get a feel for its founding by knowing that they incorporated July 10, 1911.
Arroyo Grande is 200 feet [61 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Arroyo Grande lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Arroyo Grande: (805)
The ZIP codes for Arroyo Grande: 93420-93421<4>
Websites for Arroyo Grande ...
Official Website: www.arroyogrande.org/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Arroyo Grande had an population of 17,976 people. This is an increase of 4.2% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 13.41% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Arroyo Grande had a population of 17,252 people (or 6.4% of the total population of San Luis Obispo County). This makes Arroyo Grande the county's 4th most populous community.
The population of Arroyo Grande represents 0.05% of the total population of California (which has 37,253,956 people), making it the state's 306th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 17,252 people, the population of Arroyo Grande increased 8.84% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 15,851 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Arroyo Grande.
Adding Arroyo Grande to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Arroyo Grande 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 Arroyo Grande was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Arroyo Grande on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for California (1956).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Arroyo Grande on our Genealogy Page.
Communities near Arroyo Grande ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Arroyo Grande.
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 Arroyo Grande. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Arroyo Grande.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Arroyo Grande. 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 Arroyo Grande.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Arroyo Grande. Our list includes 10 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Arroyo Grande.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Arroyo Grande ...
Looking for more information about Arroyo Grande? 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 Arroyo Grande, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Arroyo Grande.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Arroyo Grande: www.arroyogrande.org/
The official website for San Luis Obispo County: www.co.slo.ca.us/
The official website for State of California: https://www.ca.gov/
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This page was last modified: 14 Jun 2021