A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada

Santa Ana, California
(Orange County)

Nearby Census Genealogy
Cemeteries Tidbits &
Other CA

The location of Santa Ana

Welcome to Santa Ana ...

The city of Santa Ana is located in Orange County and is the County Seat for Orange County.

When the people of Santa Ana refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Santa Anan<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Santa Ana has a population of 334,136 people<2> (see below for details).

Santa Ana was incorporated June 1, 1886.

The community of Santa Ana is 70 feet [21 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Santa Ana: (714) and (657)<4>

The ZIP codes for Santa Ana: 92701-92707, 92711-92712, 92735, 92799<5>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Santa Ana had a population of 324,528 people (or 10.78% of the total population of Orange County). This makes Santa Ana the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Santa Ana represents 0.87% of the population of California (which has 37,253,956 people), making it the state's 11th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 324,528 people, the population of Santa Ana decreased 3.98% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 337,977 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Santa Ana had an population of 334,136 people. This is an increase of 2.96% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.14% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Santa Ana.

Communities near Santa Ana ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving.<6>.

Community   2017
Anaheim   [Map]   352,497   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Corona   [Map]   167,836   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Costa Mesa   [Map]   113,825   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Fullerton   [Map]   140,392   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Huntington Beach   [Map]   201,874   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Irvine   [Map]   277,453   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Santa Ana ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two California communities named Santa Ana: This one is located in Orange County and the other is located in Ventura County.

Beyond California, there are 2 communities that are also named Santa Ana - they are located in and New Mexico.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Santa Ana.

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 Santa Ana. 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 Santa Ana. 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 Santa Ana. Our list includes 56 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Santa Ana:

Websites for Santa Ana ...

Official Website:
Junior League:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Santa Ana ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for California

About Orange County

About California

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Santa Ana:

The official website for Orange County:

The official website for State of California:

Footnotes ...

<1>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Santa Ana refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a city's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Santa Ana may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

- Return to Citation

<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Santa Ana.

- Return to Citation

<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Santa Ana - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

- Return to Citation

<4>Area code (657) is an overlay for area code (714).

- Return to Citation

<5>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 Santa Ana). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Santa Ana or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Santa Ana includes: 92701, 92702, 92703, 92704, 92705, 92706, 92711, 92735 & 92799.

- Return to Citation

<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Santa Ana) 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 Santa Ana. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Santa Ana

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Santa Ana. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.7455, Longitude: -117.8677     [Map].

- Return to Citation






Sitemap Privacy
of Use



Copyright 2018
All Rights Reserved

Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.

This page was last modified: 17 Jan 2019