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Welcome to Oceanside ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Oceanside has a population of 175,716 people<2> (see below for details).
While we don't have a date for the establishment of Oceanside, you might get a feel for its founding by knowing that they incorporated July 3, 1888.
Oceanside is 310 feet [94 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Oceanside lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for Oceanside: (760) & (442)<4>
The ZIP codes for Oceanside: 92049, 92051-92052, 92054, 92056-92058<5>
Websites for Oceanside ...
Official Website: www.ci.oceanside.ca.us/
Chamber of Commerce: www.oceansidechamber.com/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Oceanside had an population of 175,716 people. This is an increase of 5.17% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 9.12% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Oceanside had a population of 167,086 people (or 5.4% of the total population of San Diego County). This makes Oceanside the county's 3rd most populous community.
The population of Oceanside represents 0.45% of the population of California (which has 37,253,956 people), making it the state's 27th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 167,086 people, the population of Oceanside increased 3.76% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 161,029 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Oceanside.
Adding Oceanside to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Oceanside 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 Oceanside was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Oceanside on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for California (1956).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Oceanside on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Oceanside ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Oceanside - they are located in Maine, New York, Oregon and Washington.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Oceanside.
Communities near Oceanside ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Oceanside.
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 Oceanside. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Oceanside.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Oceanside. 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 Oceanside.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Oceanside. Our list includes 27 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Oceanside.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Oceanside ...
Looking for more information about Oceanside? 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 Oceanside, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Oceanside.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Oceanside: www.ci.oceanside.ca.us/
The official website for San Diego County: www.sdcounty.ca.gov/
The official website for State of California: https://www.ca.gov/
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This page was last modified: 13 Sep 2021