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Santa Rosa, California
Welcome to Santa Rosa ...
When the people of Santa Rosa refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Santa Rosan<1>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Santa Rosa has a population of 175,269 people<2> (see below for details).
Santa Rosa was incorporated March 26, 1868.
The community of Santa Rosa is 180 feet [55 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Santa Rosa lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
Santa Rosa lies within the (707) area code.
The ZIP codes for Santa Rosa: 95401-95409<4>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Santa Rosa had a population of 167,815 people (or 34.68% of the total population of Sonoma County). This makes Santa Rosa the county's most populous community.
The population of Santa Rosa represents 0.45% of the population of California (which has 37,253,956 people), making it the state's 26th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 167,815 people, the population of Santa Rosa increased 13.7% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 147,595 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Santa Rosa had an population of 175,269 people. This is an increase of 4.44% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 18.75% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Santa Rosa.
Communities near Santa Rosa ...
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.<5>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Santa Rosa.
Communities Also Named Santa Rosa ...
While we believe that this Santa Rosa is located in Sonoma County, we know of another 3 California communities named Santa Rosa. Those communities are located in the following counties: Riverside, San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara County.
Beyond California, there are 10 communities that are also named Santa Rosa - they are located in Arizona, Florida, Mississippi, Missouri, New Mexico and Texas (2).
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Santa Rosa.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
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Websites for Santa Rosa ...
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Santa Rosa ...
Looking for more information about Santa Rosa? 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 Rosa, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Santa Rosa.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Santa Rosa: www.ci.santa-rosa.ca.us/
The official website for Sonoma County: www.sonoma-county.org/
The official website for State of California: https://www.ca.gov/
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This page was last modified: 17 Jan 2019