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Welcome to San Quentin ...

San Quentin is located in Marin County.

San Quentin is near sea level<1>.

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

San Quentin lies within the (415) area code.

The ZIP codes for San Quentin: 94964, 94974<2>

Communities near San Quentin ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
Alameda   [Map]   79,177   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Berkeley   [Map]   122,324   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Daly City   [Map]   107,074   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Martinez   [Map]   38,373   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Novato   [Map]   55,980   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Oakland   [Map]   425,195   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for San Quentin.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around San Quentin. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of San Quentin. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around San Quentin.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for San Quentin:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for San Quentin ...

Looking for more information about San Quentin? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for San Quentin, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for San Quentin.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for San Quentin. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Marin County: www.co.marin.ca.us/

The official website for State of California: www.state.ca.us/



Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around San Quentin - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>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 community (such as San Quentin). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether San Quentin or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance starting in San Quentin. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- San Quentin) 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 Quentin. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from San Quentin

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in San Quentin. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.9415, Longitude: -122.4836     [Map].

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for San Quentin.

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