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Welcome to Novato ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Novato has a population of 53,584 people<2> (see below for details).
While we don't have a date for the establishment of Novato, you might get a feel for its founding by knowing that they incorporated January 20, 1960.
Novato is near sea level<3>.
Time Zone: Novato lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
Novato is within the boundaries of the (415) area code.
The ZIP codes for Novato: 94945, 94947-94949, 94998<4>
Websites for Novato ...
Official Website: www.ci.novato.ca.us/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Novato had an population of 53,584 people. This is an increase of 3.24% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 12.5% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Novato had a population of 51,904 people (or 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 total 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).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Novato.
Communities near Novato ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Novato.
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 Novato. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Novato.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Novato. 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 Novato.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Novato. See our Newspapers Page for Novato.
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.
Adding Novato to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Novato 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 Novato was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Novato on our Genealogy Page.
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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: 17 Apr 2022