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Welcome to Cupertino ...

The city of Cupertino is located in Santa Clara County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Cupertino has a population of 59,370 people<2> (see below for details).

While we don't have a date for the establishment of Cupertino, you might get a feel for its founding by knowing that they incorporated October 10, 1955.

Cupertino is 300 feet [91 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Cupertino: (408) & (669)<4>

The ZIP codes for Cupertino: 95014-95015<5>

Websites for Cupertino ...

Official Website: www.cupertino.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Cupertino had an population of 59,370 people. This is an increase of 1.83% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 17.46% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Cupertino had a population of 58,302 people. This makes Cupertino the county's 7th most populous community.

The population of Cupertino represents 0.16% of the population of California (which has 37,253,956 people), making it the state's 144th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 58,302 people, the population of Cupertino increased 15.34% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 50,546 people).

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

Communities near Cupertino ...

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

  • San Jose [Santa Clara County]
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    • San Jose [Santa Clara County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the east of Cupertino
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,013,616 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on San Jose
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for San Jose<7>
  • Fremont [Alameda County]
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    • Fremont [Alameda County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the north of Cupertino
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 234,569 people
    • Former names for Fremont:
    • Centerville
    • Irvington
    • Mission San Jose
    • Niles
    • Warm Springs
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fremont
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fremont<7>
  • Redwood City [San Mateo County]
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    • Redwood City [San Mateo County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northwest of Cupertino
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 84,466 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Redwood City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Redwood City<7>
  • Milpitas [Santa Clara County]
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    • Milpitas [Santa Clara County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the northeast of Cupertino
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 75,867 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Milpitas<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Union City [Alameda County]
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      • Union City [Alameda County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the north of Cupertino
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 74,501 people
      • Former name for Union City:
      • Decoto
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Union City<7>
    • Palo Alto [Santa Clara County]
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      • Palo Alto [Santa Clara County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the northwest of Cupertino
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 67,008 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Palo Alto
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Palo Alto<7>
    • Newark [Alameda County]
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      • Newark [Alameda County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the north of Cupertino
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 49,699 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newark
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newark<7>
    • Menlo Park [San Mateo County]
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      • Menlo Park [San Mateo County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the northwest of Cupertino
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 34,934 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Menlo Park
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Menlo Park<7>
    • Los Altos [Santa Clara County]
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      • Los Altos [Santa Clara County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Cupertino
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,281 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Los Altos
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Los Altos<7>
    • Los Gatos [Santa Clara County]
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      • Los Gatos [Santa Clara County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the southeast of Cupertino
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,266 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Los Gatos
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Los Gatos<7>

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Cupertino. Our list includes 9 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Cupertino.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cupertino ...

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

Adding Cupertino to Our Gazetteer ...

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

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Cupertino was on a map titled Road Map for California (from Shell Oil, 1956).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Cupertino on our Genealogy Page.

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About Santa Clara County

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The official website for Cupertino: www.cupertino.org/

The official website for Santa Clara County: www.sccgov.org/

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 Santa Clara, 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 Cupertino.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Cupertino - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (669) is an overlay for area code (408).
<5>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 Cupertino). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Cupertino or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Cupertino includes: 95014 & 95015.
<6>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- Cupertino) 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 Cupertino. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from CupertinoOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cupertino. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.3230, Longitude: -122.0323    
<7>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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