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Welcome to Atascadero ...

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Atascadero has a population of 30,418 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

The telephone area code for Atascadero: (805)

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 (with a count of 26,411 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Atascadero had an population of 30,418 people. This is an increase of 7.45% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 15.17% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Atascadero ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
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]   31,918   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Morro Bay   [Map]   10,635   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 for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Atascadero. If available, we provide a satellite 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 can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Atascadero, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Atascadero.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in 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: https://www.ca.gov/

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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things 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: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Atascadero

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

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