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Welcome to San Ramon ...

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, San Ramon has a population of 82,239 people<2> (see below for details).

While we don't have a date for the establishment of San Ramon, you might get a feel for its founding by knowing that they incorporated July 1, 1983.

San Ramon is 490 feet [149 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

San Ramon lies within the (925) area code.

The ZIP code for San Ramon: 94583<4>

Websites for San Ramon ...

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, San Ramon had an population of 82,239 people. This is an increase of 13.99% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 83.89% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, San Ramon had a population of 72,148 people (or 6.88% of the total population of Contra Costa County). This makes San Ramon the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of San Ramon represents 0.19% of the total population of California (which has 37,253,956 people), making it the state's 111st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 72,148 people, the population of San Ramon increased 61.33% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 44,722 people).

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

Communities Also Named San Ramon ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named San Ramon - they are located in New Mexico and Texas.

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

Communities near San Ramon ...

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

  • Oakland [Alameda County]
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    • Oakland [Alameda County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of San Ramon
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 424,891 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oakland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oakland<6>
  • Fremont [Alameda County]
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    • Fremont [Alameda County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of San Ramon
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 234,569 people
    • Former names for Fremont:
    • Centerville
    • Irvington
    • Mission San Jose
    • Niles
    • Warm Springs
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fremont
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fremont<6>
  • Hayward [Alameda County]
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    • Hayward [Alameda County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southwest of San Ramon
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 157,966 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hayward
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hayward<6>
  • Concord [Contra Costa County]
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    • Concord [Contra Costa County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of San Ramon
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 128,544 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Concord
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Concord<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Berkeley [Alameda County]
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      • Berkeley [Alameda County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of San Ramon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 122,726 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Berkeley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Berkeley<6>
    • Antioch [Contra Costa County]
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      • Antioch [Contra Costa County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of San Ramon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 111,605 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Antioch
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Antioch<6>
    • Livermore [Alameda County]
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      • Livermore [Alameda County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southeast of San Ramon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 91,617 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Livermore
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Livermore<6>
    • San Leandro [Alameda County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for San Leandro
      • San Leandro [Alameda County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the west of San Ramon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 89,161 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on San Leandro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for San Leandro<6>
    • Pleasanton [Alameda County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pleasanton
      • Pleasanton [Alameda County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southeast of San Ramon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 80,247 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasanton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pleasanton<6>
    • Alameda [Alameda County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alameda
      • Alameda [Alameda County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the west of San Ramon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 78,841 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alameda
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alameda<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 Ramon. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for San Ramon.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for San Ramon ...

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

Adding San Ramon to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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About Contra Costa County

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The official website for San Ramon: www.ci.san-ramon.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 Ramon.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around San Ramon - 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 Ramon). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether San Ramon 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 Ramon) 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 Ramon. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from San RamonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in San Ramon. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.7771, Longitude: -121.9752    
<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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