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Welcome to Crockett ...

Crockett is located in Contra Costa County<1>.



Crockett was established in 1867.

Crockett is 120 feet [37 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Crockett is located in the (510) area code.

The ZIP code for Crockett: 94525<3>

Communities Also Named Crockett ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 11 communities that are also named Crockett - they are located in Arkansas, Kentucky (2), Louisiana, Mississippi, Nebraska, Oregon, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Crockett ...

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

  • Oakland
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the south)
  • Concord
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Concord
    • Concord is located in Contra Costa County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 128,544 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Concord <4>
  • Berkeley
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the south)
  • Vallejo
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the northwest)
  • Fairfield
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northeast)
  • Richmond
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Richmond
    • Richmond is located in Contra Costa County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 110,038 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Richmond <4>
  • Alameda
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the south)
  • Napa
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Napa
    • Napa is located in Napa County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 77,032 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Napa <4>
  • Pittsburg
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the east)
  • Walnut Creek
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the southeast)

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 Crockett. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Crockett.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Crockett. 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 Crockett.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Crockett. Our list includes 5 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Crockett.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Crockett ...

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

Adding Crockett to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Crockett 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 we've found for Crockett was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Crockett on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for California (1956).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Crockett.

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

The official website for Contra Costa County: www.co.contra-costa.ca.us/

The official website for State of California: https://www.ca.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of California's counties, including Contra Costa, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Crockett - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 community (such as Crockett). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Crockett or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>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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