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Welcome to Sargent ...

So far, we found very little information about Sargent. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Sargent to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Sargent, please Contact Us.

Sargent would have been located within present day Santa Clara County<2>.

While we don't have a date for the founding of Sargent, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1876.

While the community is gone, the present day location for Sargent is 150 feet [46 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: The area where Sargent was located is in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

Sargent would have been located in the (408) & (669)<4> area codes.

Communities Also Named Sargent ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 12 communities that are also named Sargent - they are located in Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Iowa, Missouri (2), Nebraska, New Hampshire, North Dakota, Pennsylvania and Texas (2).

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

Communities near Sargent ...

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

  • Salinas
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the south)
  • Gilroy
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gilroy
    • Gilroy is located in Santa Clara County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 54,831 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gilroy <5>
  • Watsonville
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the west)
  • Morgan Hill
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the north)
  • Hollister
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the southeast)
  • San Juan Bautista
    (5 miles [8 km] to the south)
  • Aromas
    (5 miles [8 km] to the west)
  • Dunneville
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dunneville
    • Dunneville is located in San Benito County
  • Rucker
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rucker
    • Rucker is located in Santa Clara County
  • Interlaken
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Interlaken
    • Interlaken is located in Santa Cruz County

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 Sargent. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Sargent.

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

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

Adding Sargent to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Sargent in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Sargent was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<6>

From that list, the Sargent post office opened in 1876.

We also found Sargent in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Sargent.

The official website for Santa Clara County:

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Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Sargent, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<2>If you're interested in how the shape of California's counties, including Santa Clara, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Sargent - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (669) is an overlay for area code (408).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:


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