Livermore, California

Livermore: A city in Alameda County, California. It is located in the eastern part of the San Francisco Bay Area. Livermore is known for its many parks and green spaces, its many historical sites, and its many attractions, such as the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and the Livermore Amador Valley Historical Society.


Livermore is a city located in the county of Alameda in the U.S. state of California. Its population at the 2010 census was 80,968. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 91,617 inhabitants.

The city was created 154 years ago in 1868.

Livermore is located in California's Tri-Valley region, part of the San Francisco Bay Area. It was founded by William Mendenhall in 1869 and originally known as Mendenhall Springs. Livermore incorporated as a city in 1876.

Key Facts About Livermore

Population: Approximately 91,000 as of 2019

Economy: Major employers in Livermore include Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Sandia National Laboratories, Tesla, and Safeway. Healthcare, biotech, and retail are also major industries.

Geography: Livermore is situated along the eastern side of the Diablo Range mountains. Nearby features include Lake Del Valle and Winesap Canyon. The city spans approximately 26 square miles.

Things to Do in Livermore

Some top attractions and activities in Livermore are:

  • Wente Vineyards - Iconic winery offering tours, tastings, concerts, and fine dining. Located in the Livermore Valley Wine Country.
  • Livermore Rodeo Grounds - Home to a weekly farmer's market and the annual Livermore Rodeo.
  • Bankhead Theater - Modern performance theater presenting concerts, plays, and cultural events.
  • Carnegie Park - Peaceful 34-acre park with walking trails, playgrounds, and picnic areas. Home to festivals and a farmers market.
  • Las Positas Golf Course - Public 18-hole golf course with picturesque views of the surrounding hills.

In summary, Livermore provides a small-town atmosphere near the San Francisco Bay Area with scenic wine country landscapes and a historic downtown.

Livermore locator map
Location of Livermore on California map.

Quick Facts about Livermore

Population : 91,617 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : California (United States)
County : Alameda County
Postal code : 94550, 94551
Phone Area Codes : 925
Water as percent of area : 0.01%
Land as percent of area : 99.99%
Altitude : 1,624 feet / 495 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1869 (154 years ago)
Time Zone : Pacific Time Zone
Local time : 06:58:16 (24th September 2023)
Population growth : 11.62% (2010-2020)
Downtown Livermore California image
Downtown Livermore California
Downtown Livermore California image


Livermore is located at 37°40'55"N 121°46'5"W (37.6818700, -121.7680100).

Livermore map


The population of Livermore increased by 11.62% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 80,968 - census
2011 82,589 1.96% estimation process
2012 83,831 1.48% estimation process
2013 85,448 1.89% estimation process
2014 87,017 1.8% estimation process
2015 88,248 1.39% estimation process
2016 89,572 1.48% estimation process
2017 90,137 0.63% estimation process
2018 90,253 0.13% estimation process
2019 90,189 -0.07% estimation process
2020 91,617 1.56% estimation process

Livermore zip code is 94550. County name: Alameda, County fips: 06001

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People born in Livermore (40)

People born in Livermore, including distance swimmer Chad La Tourette, baseball player Bryan Shaw, musician Bobby Rock, .


  • Erwin Louis Mueller (American basketball player) he was born in 12/03/1944
  • Jerry Smith (Player of American football (1943-1986)) he was born in 19/07/1943
  • Duane Glinton (Turks and Caicos Islands footballer) he was born in 16/03/1982
  • Noreen Evans (American lawyer and politician) she was born in 22/04/1955
  • Glen Plake (American alpine skier) he was born in 09/09/1964
  • Mark Davis (former pitcher in Major League Baseball) he was born in 19/10/1960
  • Vanessa Ray (actress) she was born in 24/06/1981
  • Ben Bodé (American actor)
  • Bill Mooneyham (American baseball player) he was born in 16/08/1960
  • Bob Beers (American politician) he was born in 14/10/1959
  • Brad Stisser (American soccer player) he was born in 24/09/1986
  • Bvdub (American musician) he was born in 01/01/1974
  • James DePaiva (American actor) he was born in 08/10/1957
  • James Wesley Rawles (American survivalist-fiction author and blogger) he was born in 01/01/1960
  • Jean Quan (California politician) she was born in 21/10/1949
  • Kristin Allen (American gymnast) she was born in 10/07/1992
  • Louie Aguiar (American football player) he was born in 30/06/1966
  • Marie Annonson (acrobatic gymnast) she was born in 29/12/1974

Schools in Livermore

College & universities near Livermore, CA

Code Name City ZIP
366401 Las Positas College Livermore (CA) 94551-7650
120290 Ohlone College Fremont (CA) 94539-0390
110574 California State University-East Bay Hayward (CA) 94542
481474 J D Academy of Salon and Spa Danville (CA) 94526
459204 Unitek College Fremont (CA) 94538

Stations (51)

Amtrak & bus stations near Livermore, CA

Code Name Address Type
LIV Livermore, California 2500 Railroad Avenue BUS
VAS Livermore, CA 575 South Vasco Road RAIL
PLS Pleasanton, CA 4950 Pleasanton Avenue RAIL
DBP Dublin-Pleasanton, California 5801 Owens Drive BUS
FRT Fremont (San Joaquin Buses), California 999 Upper Mission Blvd BUS

Post offices near Livermore

Post Office Name City ZIP
Livermor Post Office Livermore (CA) 94550
Livermore Annex Post Office Livermore (CA) 94550
Pleasanton Post Office Pleasanton (CA) 94566
Hacienda Post Office Pleasanton (CA) 94588
Dublin Post Office Dublin (CA) 94568

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Other cities in Alameda County

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

City Name Population Title
Oakland 424,891 The third most populous city in California, Oakland is a major center for business, manufacturing, and culture.
Fremont 234,569 The fifth most populous city in California.
Hayward 157,966 The seventh most populous city in Alameda County, California.
Berkeley 122,726 The fourth most populous city in Alameda County, California.
San Leandro 89,161 A city in Alameda County, California.
Pleasanton 80,247 A city in Alameda County, California.
Alameda 78,841 A city in Alameda County, California.
Union City 74,107 A city in Placer County, California.
Dublin 66,936 The most populous city in Alameda County, California.
Castro Valley 61,388 A city in Alameda County, California.
Newark 49,699 A city in Alameda County, California.
Ashland 21,925 City in Boyd County, Kentucky, United States
Albany 20,031 City in Alameda County, California, United States
Cherryland 14,728 Census designated place
Emeryville 11,875 City in the United States state of California
Piedmont 11,335 City in California

Distance to Other Cities

Livermore distances to largest California cities