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Welcome to Mill Valley ...

The city of Mill Valley is located in Marin County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Mill Valley: Mill Vly. (or less commonly used: Mill Vally. or Mill Vlly.)

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Mill Valley has a population of 14,438 people<2> (see below for details).

While we don't have a date for the establishment of Mill Valley, you might get a feel for its founding by knowing that they incorporated September 1, 1900.

Mill Valley is 130 feet [40 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Mill Valley lies within the (415) area code.

The ZIP codes for Mill Valley: 94941-94942<4>

Websites for Mill Valley ...

Official Website: www.cityofmillvalley.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Mill Valley had an population of 14,438 people. This is an increase of 3.85% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 6.16% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Mill Valley had a population of 13,903 people (or 5.51% of the total population of Marin County). This makes Mill Valley the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Mill Valley represents 0.04% of the population of California (which has 37,253,956 people), making it the state's 331st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 13,903 people, the population of Mill Valley increased 2.23% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 13,600 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Mill Valley.

Communities Also Named Mill Valley ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Mill Valley - they are located in Massachusetts and Prince Edward Island.

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

Communities near Mill Valley ...

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

  • San Francisco [San Francisco County]
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    • San Francisco [San Francisco County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Mill Valley
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 866,606 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for San Francisco<6>
  • Oakland [Alameda County]
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    • Oakland [Alameda County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Mill Valley
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 424,891 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oakland<6>
  • Berkeley [Alameda County]
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    • Berkeley [Alameda County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Mill Valley
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 122,726 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Berkeley<6>
  • Richmond [Contra Costa County]
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    • Richmond [Contra Costa County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the east of Mill Valley
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 110,038 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Richmond<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Daly City [San Mateo County]
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      • Daly City [San Mateo County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Mill Valley
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 105,868 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Daly City<6>
    • Alameda [Alameda County]
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      • Alameda [Alameda County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Mill Valley
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 78,841 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alameda<6>
    • South San Francisco [San Mateo County]
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      • South San Francisco [San Mateo County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Mill Valley
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 66,558 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for South San Francisco<6>
    • Novato [Marin County]
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      • Novato [Marin County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Mill Valley
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 53,351 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Novato<6>
    • Pacifica [San Mateo County]
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      • Pacifica [San Mateo County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Mill Valley
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 38,013 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pacifica<6>
    • San Pablo [Contra Costa County]
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      • San Pablo [Contra Costa County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the east of Mill Valley
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,779 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on San Pablo
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for San Pablo<6>

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Mill Valley. Our list includes 21 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Mill Valley.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mill Valley ...

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

Adding Mill Valley to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Mill Valley 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 Mill Valley was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Mill Valley on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for California (1956).

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

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The official website for Mill Valley: www.cityofmillvalley.org/

The official website for Marin County: www.co.marin.ca.us/

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 Marin, 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 Mill Valley.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mill Valley - 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 Mill Valley). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Mill Valley or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Mill Valley includes: 94941 & 94942.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Mill Valley) 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 Mill Valley. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Mill ValleyOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mill Valley. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.9061, Longitude: -122.5454    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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