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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 ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Elk Grove and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<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 that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Elk Grove. We make it easy to see an overhead 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 ...

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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 get an overview with links that will help you to 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 and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Elk Grove.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Elk Grove. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for California

About Sacramento County

About California

Off-the-Road Links ...

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The official website for Sacramento County:

The official website for State of California:

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 starting in Elk Grove. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn 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 for our own planning, 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 that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.4094, Longitude: -121.3716     [Map].

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Elk Grove.


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