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Welcome to Fremont ...

The city of Fremont is located in Alameda County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Fremont has a population of 234,962 people<1> (see below for details).

Fremont was incorporated January 23, 1956.

The community of Fremont is 30 feet [9 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Fremont is located in the (510) area code.

The ZIP codes for Fremont: 94536-94539, 94555<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Fremont had a population of 214,089 people (which is 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 (which had a count of 203,413 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Fremont had an population of 234,962 people. This is an increase of 9.75% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 15.51% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Fremont.

Communities near Fremont ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Fremont and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2017
Hayward   [Map]   160,500   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Livermore   [Map]   90,295   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Mountain View   [Map]   81,438   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Pleasanton   [Map]   83,007   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Redwood City   [Map]   86,685   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
San Jose   [Map]   1,035,317   S   15 miles [24.1 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby 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.

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 Fremont. 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 Fremont. 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 Fremont. Our list includes 9 papers, published between 188? and the present.

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

Websites for Fremont ...

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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 get an overview with links that will help you to 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.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned 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) Fremont. 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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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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Footnotes ...

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

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

Our list of ZIP Codes for Fremont includes: 94536, 94537, 94538 & 94539.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that begins in Fremont. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Fremont) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Fremont. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Fremont

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fremont. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.5488, Longitude: -121.9885     [Map].

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

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