A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Welcome to Truckee ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Truckee has a population of 16,688 people<2> (see below for details).
While we don't have a date for the establishment of Truckee, you might get a feel for its founding by knowing that they incorporated March 23, 1993.
Truckee is 6,140 feet [1,871 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Truckee is about 1¼ mile [or ~1¾ km] above sea level.
Time Zone: Truckee lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Truckee: (530)
The ZIP codes for Truckee: 96160-96162<4>
Websites for Truckee ...
Official Website: www.townoftruckee.com/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Truckee had an population of 16,688 people. This is an increase of 3.14% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 20.37% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Truckee had a population of 16,180 people (or 16.38% of the total population of Nevada County). This makes Truckee the county's most populous community.
The population of Truckee represents 0.04% of the population of California (which has 37,253,956 people), making it the state's 315th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 16,180 people, the population of Truckee increased 16.71% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 13,864 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Truckee.
Communities near Truckee ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Truckee.
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 Truckee. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Truckee.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Truckee. 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 Truckee.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Truckee. Our list includes 13 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Truckee.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Truckee ...
Looking for more information about Truckee? 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 Truckee, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Truckee.
Adding Truckee to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Truckee 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 Truckee was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Truckee
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Truckee on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Truckee: www.townoftruckee.com/
The official website for Nevada County: www.new.mynevadacounty.com/
The official website for State of California: https://www.ca.gov/
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This page was last modified: 17 Aug 2022