Grass Valley, Nevada County, California

Grass Valley: City in Nevada County, California, United States


Grass Valley is a city located in the county of Nevada in the U.S. state of California. Its population at the 2010 census was 12,860. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 12,763 inhabitants.

The city was created 130 years ago in 1893.

Quick Facts about Grass Valley

Population : 12,763 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : California (United States)
County : Nevada County
Postal code : 95945, 95949
Water as percent of area : 0%
Land as percent of area : 100%
Altitude : 2,411 feet / 735 meters
Establishment : March 03, 1893 (130 years ago)
Time Zone : Pacific Time Zone
Local time : 03:36:52 (31st March 2023)
Population growth : -0.76% (2010-2020)
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Location of Grass Valley on California map.
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Grass Valley is located at 39°13'9"N 121°3'40"W (39.2190600, -121.0610600).

Grass Valley map

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According to census records, the population of Grass Valley decreased by 0.76% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 12,860 - census
2011 12,903 0.33% estimation process
2012 12,820 -0.65% estimation process
2013 12,784 -0.28% estimation process
2014 12,840 0.44% estimation process
2015 12,929 0.69% estimation process
2016 12,927 -0.02% estimation process
2017 12,932 0.04% estimation process
2018 12,881 -0.4% estimation process
2019 12,817 -0.5% estimation process
2020 12,763 -0.42% estimation process

Grass Valley zip code is 95945. County name: Nevada, County fips: 06057

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People born in Grass Valley (30)

People born in Grass Valley, including musician Joanna Newsom, diplomat, lawyer and ambassador to Libya Christopher Stevens, actor Jeremy Sisto, .


Schools in Grass Valley

College & universities near Grass Valley, CA

Code Name City ZIP
126119 Yuba College Marysville (CA) 95901

Stations (21)

Amtrak & bus stations near Grass Valley, CA

Code Name Address Type
GRS Grass Valley, California 125 E. Main Street BUS
COX Colfax 99 Railroad St. at Church St. RAIL
ARN Auburn 277 Nevada St. at Fulweiler St. RAIL
MRV Marysville, California I Street between 8th and 9th BUS
RLN Rocklin Rocklin Rd. and Railroad Ave. RAIL

Post offices near Grass Valley

Post Office Name City ZIP
Grass Valley Post Office Grass Valley (CA) 95945

Other places with the same name (2)

Other cities in Nevada County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Nevada County , CA.

City Name Population Title
Truckee 16,982 City in Nevada County, California, United States
Sebastopol 7,593 City in Sonoma County, California, United States of America
Lake Wildwood 4,991 Census-designated place in Nevada County, California
Lake of the Pines 3,917 Census-designated place in Nevada County, California
Nevada City 3,148 Town in California, County Seat of Nevada County, historic mining town
Penn Valley 1,621 Census-designated place in Nevada County, California
Washington 185 Town in California

Distance to Other Cities

Grass Valley distances to largest California cities