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Welcome to San Juan Bautista ...

The city of San Juan Bautista is located in San Benito County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, San Juan Bautista has a population of 2,066 people<2> (see below for details).

While we don't have a date for the establishment of San Juan Bautista, you might get a feel for its founding by knowing that they incorporated May 4, 1896.

San Juan Bautista is 210 feet [64 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: San Juan Bautista lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for San Juan Bautista: (831)

The ZIP code for San Juan Bautista: 95045<4>

Websites for San Juan Bautista ...

Official Website: www.san-juan-bautista.ca.us/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, San Juan Bautista had an population of 2,066 people. This is an increase of 10.96% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 33.38% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, San Juan Bautista had a population of 1,862 people. This makes San Juan Bautista the county's 2nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,862 people, the population of San Juan Bautista increased 20.21% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,549 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for San Juan Bautista.

Communities near San Juan Bautista ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near San Juan Bautista.

  • Salinas [Monterey County]
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    • Salinas [Monterey County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of San Juan Bautista
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 154,868 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Salinas
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Salinas<6>
  • Gilroy [Santa Clara County]
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    • Gilroy [Santa Clara County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the north of San Juan Bautista
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 54,831 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gilroy
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gilroy<6>
  • Watsonville [Santa Cruz County]
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    • Watsonville [Santa Cruz County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the west of San Juan Bautista
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 51,673 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Watsonville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Watsonville<6>
  • Hollister [San Benito County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hollister
    • Hollister [San Benito County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the east of San Juan Bautista
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 41,805 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hollister
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hollister<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Marina [Monterey County]
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      • Marina [Monterey County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of San Juan Bautista
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 21,836 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marina
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marina<6>
    • River Oaks [San Benito County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for River Oaks
      • River Oaks [San Benito County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the northwest of San Juan Bautista
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    • Sargent [Santa Clara County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sargent
      • Sargent [Santa Clara County] was located 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the north of San Juan Bautista
    • Aromas [Monterey County]
    • Prunedale [Monterey County]
    • Dunneville [San Benito County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dunneville
      • Dunneville [San Benito County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northeast of San Juan Bautista
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dunneville

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around San Juan Bautista. See our Newspapers Page for San Juan Bautista.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for San Juan Bautista ...

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

Adding San Juan Bautista to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of San Juan Bautista 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 San Juan Bautista was on a map titled Road Map for California (from Shell Oil, 1956).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for San Juan Bautista on our Genealogy Page.

Mentions & References for San Juan Bautista

Visit our Community Index for California

About San Benito County

About California

The official website for San Juan Bautista: www.san-juan-bautista.ca.us/

The official website for San Benito County: www.san-benito.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 San Benito, 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 San Juan Bautista.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around San Juan Bautista - 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 San Juan Bautista). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether San Juan Bautista or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- San Juan Bautista) 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 San Juan Bautista. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from San Juan BautistaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in San Juan Bautista. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.8450, Longitude: -121.5392    
<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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