Alameda, California

Alameda (/ˌæləˈmdə/ AL-ə-MEE-də; Spanish: [alaˈmeða]; Spanish for "tree-lined path") is a city in Alameda County, California, located in the East Bay region of the Bay Area. The city is primarily located on Alameda Island, but also spans Bay Farm Island and Coast Guard Island, as well as a few other smaller islands in San Francisco Bay. The city's estimated population in 2019 was 77,624.[10]

Alameda, California
City of Alameda
Clockwise from top left: Basilica of St. Joseph, Alameda; Alameda City Hall; Twin Towers Methodist Church; Alameda High School.
Nickname(s): 
The Island City[1]
Location in Alameda County
and the state of California
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Location in the San Francisco Bay Area
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Alameda (Northern California)
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Alameda (the United States)
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Alameda (North America)
Coordinates: 37°45′22″N 122°16′28″W
CountryUnited States
StateCalifornia
CountyAlameda
Founded
Incorporated
June 6, 1853
March 7, 1872[2]
Government
  TypeCouncil–manager
  MayorMarilyn Ezzy Ashcraft[3]
  State senatorNancy Skinner (D)[4]
  AssemblymemberMia Bonta (D)[5]
  U. S. rep.Barbara Lee (D)[6]
Area
  Total22.98 sq mi (59.52 km2)
  Land10.45 sq mi (27.06 km2)
  Water12.53 sq mi (32.45 km2)  53.79%
Elevation33 ft (10 m)
Population
 (2020)
  Total78,280
  Density7,491.63/sq mi (2,892.62/km2)
DemonymsAlamedan
Time zoneUTC−8 (Pacific)
  Summer (DST)UTC−7 (PDT)
ZIP Codes[9]
94501–94502
Area code510, 341
FIPS code06-00562
GNIS feature IDs277468, 2409669
Websitealamedaca.gov

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