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Welcome to Galt ...

The city of Galt is located in Sacramento County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Galt has a population of 26,468 people<2> (see below for details).

While we don't have a date for the establishment of Galt, you might get a feel for its founding by knowing that they incorporated August 16, 1946.

Galt is 50 feet [15 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Galt: (209)

The ZIP code for Galt: 95632<4>

Websites for Galt ...

Official Website:   www.ci.galt.ca.us/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.galtchamber.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Galt had an population of 26,468 people. This is an increase of 11.93% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 35.93% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Galt had a population of 23,647 people. This makes Galt the county's 6th most populous community.

The population of Galt represents 0.06% of the total population of California (which has 37,253,956 people), making it the state's 272nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 23,647 people, the population of Galt increased 21.44% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 19,472 people).

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

Communities Also Named Galt ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 11 communities that are also named Galt - they are located in Florida, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Maryland, Michigan (2), Missouri, Nevada, North Dakota and Ontario.

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

Communities near Galt ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Galt.

  • Elk Grove [Sacramento County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elk Grove
    • Elk Grove [Sacramento County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the north of Galt
    • Estimated population in 2015: 166,913 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elk Grove
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elk Grove<6>
  • Lodi [San Joaquin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lodi
    • Lodi [San Joaquin County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the south of Galt
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 68,186 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lodi
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lodi<6>
  • Isleton [Sacramento County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Isleton
    • Isleton [Sacramento County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Galt
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 862 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Isleton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Isleton<6>
  • Herald [Sacramento County]
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Acampo [San Joaquin County]
    • Arno [Sacramento County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arno
      • Arno [Sacramento County] was located 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the north of Galt
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Arno have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • North Woodbridge [San Joaquin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Woodbridge
      • North Woodbridge [San Joaquin County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the south of Galt
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Woodbridge
    • South Woodbridge [San Joaquin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for South Woodbridge
      • South Woodbridge [San Joaquin County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the south of Galt
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Woodbridge
    • Taison [San Joaquin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Taison
      • Taison [San Joaquin County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Galt
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Taison have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Taison
    • Thornton [San Joaquin County]

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 Galt. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Galt.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Galt. 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 Galt.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Galt. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Galt.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Galt ...

Looking for more information about Galt? 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 Galt, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Galt.

Adding Galt to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Galt in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Galt was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Galt on a map titled Map of the Lincoln Highway (1915-1916).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Galt on our Genealogy Page.

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About Sacramento County

About California

The official website for Galt: www.ci.galt.ca.us/

The official website for Sacramento County: www.saccounty.net/

The official website for State of California: https://www.ca.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of California's counties, including Sacramento, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Galt.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Galt - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 Galt). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Galt or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Galt) 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 Galt. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from GaltOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Galt. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.2548, Longitude: -121.3007    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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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