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Castroville, California

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Welcome to Castroville ...

Castroville is located in Monterey County.

Castroville was established in 1863.

Castroville is near sea level<1>.

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

Castroville is within the boundaries of the (831) area code.

The ZIP code for Castroville: 95012<2>

Communities near Castroville ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are going to drive.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Capitola   [Map]   10,180   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Carmel-by-the-Sea   [Map]   3,897   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Gilroy   [Map]   57,664   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Marina   [Map]   22,145   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Monterey   [Map]   28,639   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Pacific Grove   [Map]   15,698   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]

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

Communities Also Named Castroville ...

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

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

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 Castroville. 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 Castroville. 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 Castroville. Our list includes 10 papers.

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

Websites for Castroville ...

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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Castroville ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Castroville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>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 community (such as Castroville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Castroville or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Castroville) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Castroville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Castroville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Castroville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.7668, Longitude: -121.7540     [Map].

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Castroville.

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