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Welcome to Asco ...

Asco is located in Alameda County<1>.

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

Asco was established in 1899.

Asco is 350 feet [107 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Communities Also Named Asco ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found another community named Asco - it's located in West Virginia.

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

Communities near Asco ...

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

  • Fremont
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southwest)
    • Fremont is located in Alameda County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 234,569 people
    • Former names for Fremont:
    • Centerville
    • Irvington
    • Mission San Jose
    • Niles
    • Warm Springs
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fremont
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Fremont
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fremont <4>
  • Hayward
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the west)
  • Livermore
    (5 miles [8 km] to the east)
  • San Leandro
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the west)
  • San Ramon
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northwest)
  • Milpitas
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the south)
  • Union City
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southwest)
    • Union City is located in Alameda County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 74,501 people
    • Former name for Union City:
    • Decoto
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Union City
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Union City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Union City <4>
  • Walnut Creek
    (18 miles [29 km] to the northwest)
  • Dublin
    (3 miles [4.8 km] to the northwest)
  • Brentwood
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northeast)

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Asco ...

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

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

The official website for Alameda County:

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of California's counties, including Alameda, 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 Asco - 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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