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Welcome to Benicia ...

The coastal city of Benicia is located in Solano County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Benicia has a population of 28,343 people<1> (see below for details).

Benicia was incorporated March 27, 1950.

The community of Benicia is 380 feet [116 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Benicia lies within the (707) area code.

The ZIP code for Benicia: 94510<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Benicia had a population of 26,997 people (which is 6.53% of the total population of Solano County). This makes Benicia the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Benicia represents 0.07% of the total population of California (which has 37,253,956 people), making it the state's 252nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 26,997 people, the population of Benicia has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 26,865 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Benicia had an population of 28,343 people. This is an increase of 4.99% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 5.5% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Benicia ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Benicia and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<4>.

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Antioch   [Map]   111,674   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Berkeley   [Map]   122,324   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Concord   [Map]   129,783   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Fairfield   [Map]   116,266   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Napa   [Map]   79,774   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Oakland   [Map]   425,195   S   18 miles [29 km]

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

Communities Also Named Benicia ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Benicia - it's located in Kansas.

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

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 Benicia. 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 Benicia. 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 Benicia. Our list includes 12 papers.

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

Websites for Benicia ...

Official Website: www.ci.benicia.ca.us/

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Benicia ...

Looking for more information about Benicia? 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 Benicia, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Benicia.

Other Roadside Stops ...



Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for California

About Solano County

About California

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Benicia: www.ci.benicia.ca.us/

The official website for Solano County: www.co.solano.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 Benicia.

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

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that stretches from Benicia. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Benicia) 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 Benicia. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Benicia

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Benicia. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.0537, Longitude: -122.1530     [Map].

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