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Welcome to Atherton ...
The town of Atherton is located in San Mateo County.
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Atherton has a population of 7,238 people<1> (see below for details).
Atherton was incorporated September 12, 1923.
The community of Atherton is 60 feet [18 m] above sea level.<2>.
Time Zone: Atherton lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
Atherton is located in the (650) area code.
The ZIP code for Atherton: 94027<3>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Atherton had a population of 6,914 people. This makes Atherton the county's 16th most populous community.
The population of Atherton represents 0.02% of the total population of California (which has 37,253,956 people), making it the state's 405th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 6,914 people, the population of Atherton decreased 3.89% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 7,194 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Atherton had an population of 7,238 people. This is an increase of 4.69% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 0.61% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Atherton.
Communities near Atherton ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Atherton and not the distance if you are going to drive.<4>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Atherton.
Communities Also Named Atherton ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Atherton - they are located in Indiana, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri (2), Ohio and Ontario.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Atherton.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Atherton:
Websites for Atherton ...
Official Website: www.ci.atherton.ca.us/
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Atherton ...
Looking for more information about Atherton? 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 Atherton, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Atherton.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Atherton: www.ci.atherton.ca.us/
The official website for San Mateo County: www.co.sanmateo.ca.us/
The official website for State of California: https://www.ca.gov/
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This page was last modified: 17 Jan 2019