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Welcome to Fremont ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Fremont has a population of 235,337 people<2> (see below for details).
While we don't have a date for the establishment of Fremont, you might get a feel for its founding by knowing that they incorporated January 23, 1956.
In the past, Fremont was named Centerville and Irvington (and there are additional past names). For more information about the names of Fremont, see The Names of Fremont on our Genealogy Page.
Fremont is 30 feet [9 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Fremont lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Fremont: (510)
The ZIP codes for Fremont: 94536-94539, 94555<4>
Websites for Fremont ...
Official Website: www.fremont.gov/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Fremont had an population of 235,337 people. This is an increase of 9.92% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 15.69% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Fremont had a population of 214,089 people (or 14.18% of the total population of Alameda County). This makes Fremont the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Fremont represents 0.57% of the total population of California (which has 37,253,956 people), making it the state's 15th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 214,089 people, the population of Fremont increased 5.25% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 203,413 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Fremont.
Communities Also Named Fremont ...
While we believe that this Fremont is located in Alameda County, we know of another 2 California communities named Fremont. Those communities are located in the following counties: San Bernardino and Yolo County.
Beyond California, there are 30 communities that are also named Fremont - they are located in Alabama, Colorado (2), Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (6), Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New York (2), North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Utah, Virginia, Washington and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Fremont.
Communities near Fremont ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Fremont.
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 Fremont. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Fremont.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Fremont. 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 Fremont.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Fremont. Our list includes 9 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Fremont.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fremont ...
Looking for more information about Fremont? 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 Fremont, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Fremont.
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The official website for Fremont: www.fremont.gov/
The official website for Alameda County: www.acgov.org/
The official website for State of California: https://www.ca.gov/
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This page was last modified: 18 Sep 2021