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San Ramon, California

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Welcome to San Ramon ...

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, San Ramon has a population of 75,931 people<1> (see below for details).

San Ramon was incorporated July 1, 1983.

The community of San Ramon is 490 feet [149 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

San Ramon is located in the (925) area code.

The ZIP code for San Ramon: 94583<3>

Population Details ...

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 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 (which had a count of 44,722 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, San Ramon had an population of 75,931 people. This is an increase of 5.24% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 69.78% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near San Ramon ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from San Ramon and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2017
Alameda   [Map]   79,177   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Antioch   [Map]   111,674   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Berkeley   [Map]   122,324   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Concord   [Map]   129,783   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Fremont   [Map]   234,962   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Hayward   [Map]   160,500   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby 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.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around San Ramon. If available, we provide a satellite 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 Ramon. 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 Ramon.

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

Websites for San Ramon ...

Official Website:

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for California

About Contra Costa County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for San Ramon:

The official website for Contra Costa County:

The official website for State of California:

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for San Ramon.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around San Ramon - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>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).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line 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 Ramon

Our 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     [Map].

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