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Welcome to Salinas ...
When the people of Salinas refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Salinan<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Salinas has a population of 155,465 people<3> (see below for details).
Salinas was established in 1840 and was incorporated March 4, 1874.
The community of Salinas is 30 feet [9 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Salinas lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
Salinas is located in the (831) area code.
The ZIP codes for Salinas: 93901-93902, 93905-93908, 93912, 93915<5>
Websites for Salinas ...
Official Website: www.ci.salinas.ca.us/
Junior League: www.jlmontereycounty.org/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Salinas had an population of 155,465 people. This is an increase of 3.34% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 2.92% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Salinas had a population of 150,441 people (or 36.25% of the total population of Monterey County). This makes Salinas the county's most populous community.
The population of Salinas represents 0.4% of the total population of California (which has 37,253,956 people), making it the state's 34th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 150,441 people, the population of Salinas has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 151,060 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Salinas.
Communities Also Named Salinas ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Salinas - they are located in Nevada, New Mexico and Texas (2).
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Salinas.
Communities near Salinas ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Salinas.
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 Salinas. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Salinas.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Salinas. 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 Salinas.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Salinas. Our list includes 27 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Salinas.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Salinas ...
Looking for more information about Salinas? 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 Salinas, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Salinas.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Salinas: www.ci.salinas.ca.us/
The official website for Monterey County: www.co.monterey.ca.us/
The official website for State of California: https://www.ca.gov/
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This page was last modified: 20 Sep 2020