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Welcome to Atascadero ...

The city of Atascadero is located in San Luis Obispo County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Atascadero has a population of 30,330 people<1> (see below for details).

Atascadero was incorporated July 2, 1979.

The community of Atascadero is 1,070 feet [326 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Atascadero lies within the (805) area code.

The ZIP codes for Atascadero: 93422-93423<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Atascadero had a population of 28,310 people (which is 10.5% of the total population of San Luis Obispo County). This makes Atascadero the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Atascadero represents 0.08% of the total population of California (which has 37,253,956 people), making it the state's 243rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 28,310 people, the population of Atascadero increased 7.19% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 26,411 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Atascadero had an population of 30,330 people. This is an increase of 7.14% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 14.84% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Atascadero ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Atascadero and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2016
Baywood Park   [Map]   ---   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Cayucos   [Map]   ---   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Creston   [Map]   ---   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
El Paso de Robles   [Map]   31,907   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Morro Bay   [Map]   ---   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Oak Park   [Map]   ---   N   11 miles [17.7 km]

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Atascadero. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Atascadero. 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 Atascadero.

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

Websites for Atascadero ...

Official Website: www.atascadero.org/

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Atascadero ...

Looking for more information about Atascadero? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Atascadero, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Atascadero.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People are finding Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Atascadero. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for California

About San Luis Obispo County

About California

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Atascadero: www.atascadero.org/

The official website for San Luis Obispo County: www.co.slo.ca.us/

The official website for State of California: www.state.ca.us/

Footnotes ...

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

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Atascadero - 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 Atascadero). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Atascadero or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Atascadero includes: 93422 & 93423.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Atascadero. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.4887, Longitude: -120.6708     [Map].

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Atascadero.