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West Sacramento, California

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Welcome to West Sacramento ...

The city of West Sacramento is located in Yolo County.

A typical abbreviation for West Sacramento: W. Sacramento

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, West Sacramento has a population of 53,512 people<1> (see below for details).

West Sacramento was incorporated January 1, 1987.

The community of West Sacramento is near sea level<2>.

Time Zone: West Sacramento lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for West Sacramento: (916)

The ZIP codes for West Sacramento: 95605, 95691, 95798-95799<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, West Sacramento had a population of 48,744 people (or 24.27% of the total population of Yolo County). This makes West Sacramento the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of West Sacramento represents 0.13% of the population of California (which has 37,253,956 people), making it the state's 172nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 48,744 people, the population of West Sacramento increased 54.18% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 31,615 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, West Sacramento had an population of 53,512 people. This is an increase of 9.78% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 69.26% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for West Sacramento.

Communities near West Sacramento ...

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 drove.<4>.

Community   2017
Arden   [Map]   ---   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Ben Ali   [Map]   ---   NE   5 miles [8 km]
Citrus Heights   [Map]   ---   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Davis   [Map]   68,986   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Dixon   [Map]   20,202   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Elk Grove   [Map]   ---   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for West Sacramento.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around West Sacramento. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of West Sacramento. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around West Sacramento. Our list includes 5 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for West Sacramento:

Websites for West Sacramento ...

Official Website:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for West Sacramento ...

Looking for more information about West Sacramento? 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 West Sacramento, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for West Sacramento.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for California

About Yolo County

About California

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for West Sacramento:

The official website for Yolo County:

The official website for State of California:

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for West Sacramento.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around West Sacramento - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as West Sacramento). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether West Sacramento or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for West Sacramento includes: 95605, 95691, 95798 & 95799.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- West Sacramento) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for West Sacramento. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from West Sacramento

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in West Sacramento. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.5807, Longitude: -121.5266     [Map].

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