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Grass Valley, California
Welcome to Grass Valley ...
A typical abbreviation for Grass Valley: Grass Vly. (or less commonly used: Grass Vally. or Grass Vlly.)
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Grass Valley has a population of 12,838 people<2> (see below for details).
While we don't have a date for the establishment of Grass Valley, you might get a feel for its founding by knowing that they incorporated March 13, 1893.
Grass Valley is 2,440 feet [744 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Grass Valley is about ½ mile above sea level.
Time Zone: Grass Valley lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
Grass Valley is located in the (530) area code.
The ZIP codes for Grass Valley: 95945, 95949<4>
Websites for Grass Valley ...
Official Website: www.cityofgrassvalley.com/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Grass Valley had an population of 12,838 people. This is a decrease of 0.17% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 17.54% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Grass Valley had a population of 12,860 people (which is 13.02% of the total population of Nevada County). This makes Grass Valley the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Grass Valley represents 0.03% of the total population of California (which has 37,253,956 people), making it the state's 342nd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 12,860 people, the population of Grass Valley increased 17.74% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 10,922 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Grass Valley.
Communities Also Named Grass Valley ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Grass Valley - they are located in Montana, Nevada and Oregon.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Grass Valley.
Communities near Grass Valley ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Grass Valley.
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 Grass Valley. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Grass Valley.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Grass Valley. 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 Grass Valley.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Grass Valley. Our list includes 23 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Grass Valley.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Grass Valley ...
Looking for more information about Grass Valley? 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 Grass Valley, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Grass Valley.
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The official website for Grass Valley: www.cityofgrassvalley.com/
The official website for Nevada County: www.new.mynevadacounty.com/
The official website for State of California: https://www.ca.gov/
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This page was last modified: 15 Aug 2022