A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Welcome to Seaside ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Seaside has a population of 33,936 people<2> (see below for details).
While we don't have a date for the establishment of Seaside, you might get a feel for its founding by knowing that they incorporated October 13, 1954.
Seaside is 280 feet [85 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Seaside lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Seaside: (831)
The ZIP code for Seaside: 93955<4>
Websites for Seaside ...
Official Website: www.ci.seaside.ca.us/
Junior League: www.jlmontereycounty.org/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Seaside had an population of 33,936 people. This is an increase of 2.76% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 7.07% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Seaside had a population of 33,025 people (or 7.96% of the total population of Monterey County). This makes Seaside the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Seaside represents 0.09% of the total population of California (which has 37,253,956 people), making it the state's 224th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 33,025 people, the population of Seaside increased 4.19% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 31,696 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Seaside.
Communities Also Named Seaside ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 10 communities that are also named Seaside - they are located in Alaska, Connecticut, Florida (3), New York (2), North Carolina, Oregon and South Carolina.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Seaside.
Communities near Seaside ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Seaside.
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 Seaside. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Seaside.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Seaside. 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 Seaside.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Seaside. Our list includes 11 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Seaside.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Seaside ...
Looking for more information about Seaside? 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 Seaside, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Seaside.
Adding Seaside to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Seaside 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 Seaside was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Seaside on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Seaside: www.ci.seaside.ca.us/
The official website for Monterey County: www.co.monterey.ca.us/
The official website for State of California: https://www.ca.gov/
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This page was last modified: 08 Aug 2022