Gonzales, California

Gonzales: City in Texas, United States


Gonzales is a city located in the county of Monterey in the U.S. state of California. Its population at the 2010 census was 8,187 and a population density of 520 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 8,237 inhabitants.

The city was created 198 years ago in 1824.

Gonzales locator map
Location of Gonzales on California map.

Quick Facts about Gonzales

Population : 8,237 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : California (United States)
County : Monterey County
Postal code : 78629
Phone Area Codes : 830
Area : 15.75 km2
Altitude : 285 feet / 87 meters
Capital city : Gonzales is capital of Gonzales County
Establishment : January 01, 1825 (198 years ago)
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 12:12:07 (25th September 2023)
Density : 523 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 0.61% (2010-2020)
Weather : 51℉ Partly Cloudy then Patchy Fog 7-days weather
City Hall - Dec 2012 image
City Hall - Dec 2012
City Hall - Dec 2012 image


Gonzales is located at 36°30'24"N 121°26'40"W (36.5066300, -121.4443800).

Gonzales map


Gonzales forecast: Patchy fog after 4am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 51. Southeast wind 1 to 9 mph. more


The population of Gonzales increased by 0.61% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 8,187 - census
2011 8,230 0.52% estimation process
2012 8,301 0.86% estimation process
2013 8,349 0.57% estimation process
2014 8,379 0.36% estimation process
2015 8,402 0.27% estimation process
2016 8,428 0.31% estimation process
2017 8,396 -0.38% estimation process
2018 8,349 -0.56% estimation process
2019 8,306 -0.52% estimation process
2020 8,237 -0.84% estimation process

Gonzales zip code is 93926. County name: Monterey, County fips: 06053

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People born in Gonzales (15)

People born in Gonzales, including actress Jerry Hall, politician Milton Horace West, blues singer and pianist Big Walter Price, .


  • Crispin Sanchez (American educator) he was born in 15/12/1925
  • Dalva Allen (American football player (1935-2016)) he was born in 13/01/1935
  • Dick Midkiff (American baseball player) he was born in 28/09/1914
  • Edward Kelley (American football player) he was born in 08/06/1933
  • Myra Hemmings (American actress (1895-1968)) she was born in 30/08/1895
  • Phil Coe (Old West gambler) he was born in 01/01/1839
  • Ronnie Floyd (President-elect, Southern Baptist Covention) he was born in 11/11/1955
  • Theron J. Fouts (American football player and coach, basketball coach, baseball coach, track and field coach, college athletics administrator) he was born in 05/07/1893
  • Tom Sestak (American football player (1936-1987)) he was born in 09/03/1936
  • Azellia White (first African-American woman aviator in Texas) she was born in 01/01/1913
  • Ariana Ince (American track and field athlete) she was born in 14/03/1989
  • Buddy Jungmichel (American football guard and coach) he was born in 18/10/1919

Schools in Gonzales

College & universities near Gonzales, CA

Code Name City ZIP
468769 CET-Soledad Soledad (CA) 93960-2996
484002 High Desert Medical College Salinas (CA) 93901-3301
378105 Central Coast College Salinas (CA) 93901-3301
115393 Hartnell College Salinas (CA) 93901
125310 Waynes College of Beauty Salinas (CA) 93906-2830

Stations (17)

Amtrak & bus stations near Gonzales, CA

Code Name Address Type
SNS Salinas station Station Place and Railroad Avenue RAIL
PDL Prunedale, California Highway 156 and Highway 101 BUS
SES Seaside, California Playa Ave & California Ave BUS
MYH Monterey (Hyatt Regency), California 1 Old Golf Course Road BUS
MYT Monterey (Travelodge), California 675 Munras Street BUS

Post offices near Gonzales

Post Office Name City ZIP
Gonzal Post Office Gonzales (CA) 93926
Chualar Post Office Chualar (CA) 93925
Soledad Post Office Soledad (CA) 93960
Spreckel Post Office Salinas (CA) 93908
Alisal Post Office Salinas (CA) 93905

Other places with the same name (3)

Other cities in Monterey County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Monterey County , CA. (more)

City Name Population Title
Salinas 154,868 The largest city in Monterey County, California.
Seaside 34,115 City in California, USA
Monterey 28,511 City in California, United States
Soledad 25,247 City in Monterey County, California, United States
Marina 21,836 City in Monterey County, California, United States
Prunedale 17,560 Census-designated place in Monterey County, California
Greenfield 17,184 City in Monterey County, California, United States
Pacific Grove 15,299 Town in Monterey County, California, United States
King City 14,077 City in California, named after its founder, Charles King
Castroville 6,481 Town in the U.
Del Monte Forest 4,514 Census-designated place in Monterey County, California
Carmel Valley Village 4,407 Unincorporated community in Monterey County, California, United States
Carmel-by-the-Sea 3,744 City in Monterey County, California
Pajaro 3,070 Census-designated place in Monterey County, California
Boronda 1,710 Census-designated place in Monterey County, California
Del Rey Oaks 1,645 City in Monterey County, California, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Gonzales distances to largest California cities