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Welcome to Novato ...
The city of Novato is located in Marin County.
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Novato has a population of 55,980 people<1> (see below for details).
Novato was incorporated January 20, 1960.
The community of Novato is near sea level<2>.
Time Zone: Novato lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Novato: (415)
The ZIP codes for Novato: 94945, 94947-94949, 94998<3>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Novato had a population of 51,904 people (which is 20.56% of the total population of Marin County). This makes Novato the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Novato represents 0.14% of the population of California (which has 37,253,956 people), making it the state's 162nd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 51,904 people, the population of Novato increased 8.97% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 47,630 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Novato had an population of 55,980 people. This is an increase of 7.85% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 17.53% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Novato.
Communities near Novato ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Novato and not the distance if you are going to drive.<4>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Novato.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Novato:
Websites for Novato ...
Official Website: www.ci.novato.ca.us/
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Novato ...
Looking for more information about Novato? 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 Novato, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Novato.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Novato: www.ci.novato.ca.us/
The official website for Marin County: www.co.marin.ca.us/
The official website for State of California: https://www.ca.gov/
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This page was last modified: 21 Jan 2019