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Welcome to San Pablo ...

The coastal city of San Pablo is located in Contra Costa County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, San Pablo has a population of 30,955 people<2> (see below for details).

While we don't have a date for the establishment of San Pablo, you might get a feel for its founding by knowing that they incorporated April 27, 1948.

San Pablo is 40 feet [12 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for San Pablo: (510)

The ZIP code for San Pablo: 94806<4>

Websites for San Pablo ...

Official Website: www.ci.san-pablo.ca.us/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, San Pablo had an population of 30,955 people. This is an increase of 6.23% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 2.45% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, San Pablo had a population of 29,139 people. This makes San Pablo the county's 12th most populous community.

The population of San Pablo represents 0.08% of the total population of California (which has 37,253,956 people), making it the state's 239th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 29,139 people, the population of San Pablo decreased 3.56% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 30,215 people).

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

Communities Also Named San Pablo ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named San Pablo - they are located in Colorado, Florida, New Mexico (4) and Texas.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for San Pablo.

Communities near San Pablo ...

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

  • San Francisco [San Francisco County]
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    • San Francisco [San Francisco County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of San Pablo
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 866,606 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on San Francisco
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for San Francisco<6>
  • Oakland [Alameda County]
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    • Oakland [Alameda County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the south of San Pablo
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 424,891 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oakland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oakland<6>
  • Concord [Contra Costa County]
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    • Concord [Contra Costa County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of San Pablo
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 128,544 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Concord
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Concord<6>
  • Berkeley [Alameda County]
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    • Berkeley [Alameda County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southeast of San Pablo
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 122,726 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Berkeley<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Vallejo [Solano County]
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      • Vallejo [Solano County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northeast of San Pablo
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 120,747 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vallejo<6>
    • San Leandro [Alameda County]
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      • San Leandro [Alameda County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of San Pablo
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 89,161 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for San Leandro<6>
    • Alameda [Alameda County]
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      • Alameda [Alameda County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of San Pablo
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 78,841 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alameda<6>
    • Walnut Creek [Contra Costa County]
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      • Walnut Creek [Contra Costa County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of San Pablo
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 69,936 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walnut Creek
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Walnut Creek<6>
    • San Rafael [Marin County]
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      • San Rafael [Marin County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the west of San Pablo
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 58,528 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on San Rafael
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for San Rafael<6>
    • Novato [Marin County]
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      • Novato [Marin County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of San Pablo
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 53,351 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Novato
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Novato<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for San Pablo ...

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

Adding San Pablo to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of San Pablo 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 Pablo was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for San Pablo: www.ci.san-pablo.ca.us/

The official website for Contra Costa County: www.co.contra-costa.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 Contra Costa, 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 Pablo.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around San Pablo - 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 Pablo). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether San Pablo 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- San Pablo) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for San Pablo. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from San PabloOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in San Pablo. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.9628, Longitude: -122.3454    
<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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