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Santa Clara, California
Welcome to Santa Clara ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Santa Clara has a population of 126,567 people<2> (see below for details).
While we don't have a date for the establishment of Santa Clara, you might get a feel for its founding by knowing that they incorporated July 5, 1852.
Santa Clara is 40 feet [12 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Santa Clara lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Santa Clara: (408) & (669)<4>
The ZIP codes for Santa Clara: 95050-95056<5>
Websites for Santa Clara ...
Official Website: www.ci.santa-clara.ca.us/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Santa Clara had an population of 126,567 people. This is an increase of 8.67% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 23.65% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Santa Clara had a population of 116,468 people (which is 6.54% of the total population of Santa Clara County). This makes Santa Clara the county's 3rd most populous community.
The population of Santa Clara represents 0.31% of the population of California (which has 37,253,956 people), making it the state's 48th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 116,468 people, the population of Santa Clara increased 13.78% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 102,361 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Santa Clara.
Adding Santa Clara to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Santa Clara 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 Santa Clara was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Santa Clara on a map titled Map of the Lincoln Highway (1924).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Santa Clara on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Santa Clara ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 11 communities that are also named Santa Clara - they are located in Colorado, Florida, Nevada, New Mexico (3), New York, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas and Utah.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Santa Clara.
Communities near Santa Clara ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Santa Clara.
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 Santa Clara. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Santa Clara.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Santa Clara. 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 Santa Clara.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Santa Clara. Our list includes 22 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Santa Clara.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Santa Clara ...
Looking for more information about Santa Clara? 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 Clara, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Santa Clara.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Santa Clara: www.ci.santa-clara.ca.us/
The official website for Santa Clara County: www.sccgov.org/
The official website for State of California: https://www.ca.gov/
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This page was last modified: 18 Sep 2021