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Welcome to Arroyo Seco ...

Arroyo Seco is located in Monterey County<1>.

The location of Arroyo Seco has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Arroyo Seco is 310 feet [94 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Arroyo Seco lies within the (831) area code.

Communities Also Named Arroyo Seco ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are two California communities named Arroyo Seco: This one is located in Monterey County and the other is located in Amador County.

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

Communities near Arroyo Seco ...

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

  • Soledad
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the north)
  • King City
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southeast)
  • Gonzales
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the northwest)
  • Bitterwater
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bitterwater
    • Bitterwater is located in San Benito County
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Bitterwater
  • Pinnacles
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pinnacles have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pinnacles
    • Pinnacles is located in San Benito County
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Pinnacles
  • San Benito
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for San Benito
    • San Benito is located in San Benito County
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on San Benito
  • San Lucas
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southeast)
  • Chualar
    (21 miles [33.8 km] to the northwest)
  • Jolon
    (25 miles [40.2 km] to the south)
  • Lucia
    (26 miles [41.8 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lucia
    • Lucia is located in Monterey County
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Lucia

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Arroyo Seco ...

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

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Arroyo Seco. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Monterey County:

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of California's counties, including Monterey, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Arroyo Seco - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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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