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Welcome to Greenfield ...

The city of Greenfield is located in Monterey County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Greenfield has a population of 17,428 people<1> (see below for details).

Greenfield was incorporated January 7, 1947.

The community of Greenfield is 280 feet [85 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Greenfield is within the (831) area code.

The ZIP code for Greenfield: 93927<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Greenfield had a population of 16,330 people. This makes Greenfield the county's 6th most populous community.

The population of Greenfield represents 0.04% of the population of California (which has 37,253,956 people), making it the state's 312nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 16,330 people, the population of Greenfield increased 29.78% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 12,583 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Greenfield had an population of 17,428 people. This is an increase of 6.72% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 38.5% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Greenfield ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Greenfield and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<4>.

Community   2016
Bitterwater   [Map]   ---   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Chualar   [Map]   ---   NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Gonzales   [Map]   8,460   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Jolon   [Map]   ---   S   24 miles [38.6 km]
King City   [Map]   13,869   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Lockwood   [Map]   ---   S   27 miles [43.5 km]

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

Communities Also Named Greenfield ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two California communities named Greenfield: This one is located in Monterey County and the other is located in Kern County.

Beyond California, there are 66 communities that are also named Greenfield - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas (2), Florida (3), Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland (3), Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi (2), Missouri (2), Montana, Nevada, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York (3), North Carolina (2), North Dakota, Nova Scotia (4), Ohio (2), Oklahoma, Ontario (4), Pennsylvania (6), Prince Edward Island, South Carolina (2), South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah (2), Virginia (6) and Wisconsin.

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

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 Greenfield. 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 Greenfield. 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 Greenfield.

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

Websites for Greenfield ...

Official Website:
Junior League:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Greenfield ...

Looking for more information about Greenfield? 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 Greenfield, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Greenfield.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' is a very useful tool for people who might be 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) Greenfield. 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.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

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 Greenfield.

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

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting in Greenfield. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Greenfield) 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 Greenfield. 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 Greenfield

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Greenfield. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.3224, Longitude: -121.2447     [Map].

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

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Greenfield.