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Fair Oaks, California
(San Mateo County)

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The location of Fair Oaks

Welcome to Fair Oaks ...

Fair Oaks is located in San Mateo County.

The location of Fair Oaks has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Fair Oaks is near sea level<2>.

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

Fair Oaks is located in the (650) area code.

Communities near Fair Oaks ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Fair Oaks and not the distance if you are driving.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Fremont   [Map]   234,962   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Hayward   [Map]   160,500   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Milpitas   [Map]   78,106   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Mountain View   [Map]   81,438   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
San Jose   [Map]   1,035,317   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
San Leandro   [Map]   90,553   N   17 miles [27.4 km]

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

Communities Also Named Fair Oaks ...

While we believe that this Fair Oaks is located in San Mateo County, we know of another 5 California communities named Fair Oaks. Those communities are located in the following counties: Los Angeles, Mendocino, Sacramento, San Joaquin and San Luis Obispo County.

Beyond California, there are 28 communities that are also named Fair Oaks - they are located in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Georgia (2), Illinois (3), Indiana, Missouri, New York, Ohio (3), Oklahoma, Oregon (2), Tennessee (2), Texas and Virginia (3).

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

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 Fair Oaks. 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 Fair Oaks. 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 Fair Oaks.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Fair Oaks:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fair Oaks ...

Looking for more information about Fair Oaks? 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.

Looking for more information about Fair Oaks? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Fair Oaks, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Fair Oaks.

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Fair Oaks - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Fair Oaks) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fair Oaks. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.4742, Longitude: -122.1956     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Fair Oaks have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Fair Oaks.

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