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Welcome to Cotati ...

The city of Cotati is located in Sonoma County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Cotati has a population of 7,517 people<2> (see below for details).

Cotati is 110 feet [34 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Cotati: (707)

The ZIP codes for Cotati: 94926, 94931<4>

The community of Cotati was established in 1963 and was incorporated July 16, 1963.

Websites for Cotati ...

Official Website:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Cotati had an population of 7,517 people. This is an increase of 3.47% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 16.16% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Cotati had a population of 7,265 people. This makes Cotati the county's 9th most populous community.

The population of Cotati represents 0.02% of the total population of California (which has 37,253,956 people), making it the state's 401st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 7,265 people, the population of Cotati increased 12.27% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 6,471 people).

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

Communities near Cotati ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Cotati.

  • Santa Rosa
  • Petaluma
  • Novato
  • Windsor
  • Sonoma
  • Sebastopol
  • Saint Helena
  • Calistoga
  • Yountville
  • Bellevue
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    • Bellevue lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the north of Cotati.
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To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Cotati. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Cotati.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Cotati. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Cotati.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Cotati. Our list includes 10 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Cotati.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cotati ...

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

Adding Cotati to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Cotati in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention that we've found for Cotati was the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Cotati.

The official website for Cotati:

The official website for Sonoma County:

The official website for State of California:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of California's counties, including Sonoma, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Cotati.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Cotati - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 Cotati). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Cotati or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>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 from Point A (ie- Cotati) 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 Cotati. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from CotatiOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cotati. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.3266, Longitude: -122.7090    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.




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