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Elk Grove, California
(Sacramento County)

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Welcome to Elk Grove ...

The city of Elk Grove is located in Sacramento County.

A typical abbreviation for Elk Grove: Elk Grv.

From the 2010 Census (the most recent Census number we have), Elk Grove had a population of 153,015 people.<1> (see below for details).

Elk Grove was incorporated July 1, 2000.

The community of Elk Grove is 40 feet [12 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The area code for Elk Grove: (916)

The ZIP codes for Elk Grove: 95624, 95758-95759<3>

Population Details ...

More information can be found on the Census Page for Elk Grove.

Communities near Elk Grove ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Elk Grove and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017
Arno - Historic   [Map]   ---   S   5 miles [8 km]
Clarksburg   [Map]   ---   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Florin   [Map]   ---   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Galt   [Map]   26,172   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Laguna West-Lakeside   [Map]   ---   W   5 miles [8 km]
Rancho Cordova   [Map]   ---   N   13 miles [20.9 km]

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

Communities Also Named Elk Grove ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two California communities named Elk Grove: This one is located in Sacramento County and the other is located in Humboldt County.

Beyond California, there are 4 communities that are also named Elk Grove - they are located in Missouri, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin.

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

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 Elk Grove. 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 Elk Grove. 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 Elk Grove.

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

Websites for Elk Grove ...

Official Website:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Elk Grove ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Elk Grove.

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

Our list of ZIP Codes for Elk Grove includes: 95624, 95758 & 95759.

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<4>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- Elk Grove) 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 Elk Grove. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Elk Grove

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Elk Grove. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.4094, Longitude: -121.3716     [Map].

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