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Fair Oaks, California
(San Mateo County)

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Welcome to Fair Oaks ...

Fair Oaks is located in San Mateo County.

Fair Oaks is near sea level<1>.

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

The telephone area code for Fair Oaks: (650)

Communities near Fair Oaks ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Fair Oaks and not the distance if driven.<2>.

Community   2016<3>
Fremont   [Map]   233,136   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Hayward   [Map]   158,937   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Milpitas   [Map]   77,528   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Mountain View   [Map]   80,447   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
San Jose   [Map]   1,025,350   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
San Leandro   [Map]   90,465   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 that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Fair Oaks. 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 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 get an overview with links that will help you to 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 get an overview with links that will help you to 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 Tourism Map for Fair Oaks.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People are finding 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) Fair Oaks. 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.

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Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
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PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
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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.

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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 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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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that starts in Fair Oaks. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Fair Oaks) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fair Oaks. The point that we are using 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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<3>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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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Fair Oaks.