Truckee, Nevada County, California

Truckee: City in Nevada County, California, United States


Truckee is a city located in the county of Nevada in the U.S. state of California. Its population at the 2010 census was 16,180. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 16,982 inhabitants.

Quick Facts about Truckee

Population : 16,982 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : California (United States)
County : Nevada County
Postal code : 96160
Water as percent of area : 3.96%
Land as percent of area : 96.04%
Altitude : 5,817 feet / 1773 meters
Time Zone : America/Los_Angeles
Local time : 10:11:09 (23rd March 2023)
Population growth : 4.72% (2010-2020)
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Location of Truckee on California map.
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Truckee is located at 39°19'41"N 120°10'60"W (39.3279600, -120.1832500).

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The population of Truckee increased by 4.72% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 16,180 - census
2011 16,151 -0.18% estimation process
2012 16,083 -0.42% estimation process
2013 16,085 0.01% estimation process
2014 16,238 0.94% estimation process
2015 16,266 0.17% estimation process
2016 16,350 0.51% estimation process
2017 16,482 0.8% estimation process
2018 16,537 0.33% estimation process
2019 16,735 1.18% estimation process
2020 16,982 1.45% estimation process

Truckee zip code is 96161. County name: Nevada, County fips: 06057

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People born in Truckee (23)

People born in Truckee, including alpine skier Stacey Cook, Olympic alpine skier Caroline Lalive, voice actress April Stewart, .


  • Marco Sullivan (American alpine skier) he was born in 27/04/1980
  • Bryce Bennett (American alpine skier) he was born in 14/07/1992
  • Travis Ganong (American alpine skier) he was born in 14/07/1988
  • William Butler (American multi-instrumentalist and composer; member of the band Arcade Fire) he was born in 06/10/1982
  • Anthony Zeni (American diplomat) he was born in 22/08/1902
  • Justin Reiter (snowboarder) he was born in 02/02/1981
  • C. R. Johnson (American freeskier) he was born in 10/08/1983
  • Douglas Kelley (U.S. Army officer, psychiatrist,criminoligist, professor, author) he was born in 11/08/1912
  • J. C. Sherritt (American football player) he was born in 02/05/1988
  • Lila Lapanja (American alpine skier) she was born in 03/12/1994
  • Matthew Gelso (American cross country skier) he was born in 18/07/1988
  • Matthew Meschery he was born in 12/04/1975
  • Annika Taylor (British cross-country skier) she was born in 04/06/1993
  • Gladys Gray (American painter)
  • Alissa Bjerkhoel (American lawyer) she was born in 01/01/2000
  • Russell Kennedy (Canadian cross-country skier) he was born in 07/10/1991
  • John R. Gottardi (American language professor) he was born in 12/07/1899
  • Frank Leroy Peterson (irrigation engineer) he was born in 09/10/1885

Schools in Truckee

College & universities near Truckee, CA

Code Name City ZIP
182458 Sierra Nevada College Incline Village (NV) 89451

Stations (14)

Amtrak & bus stations near Truckee, CA

Code Name Address Type
TRU Truckee station 10065 Donner Pass Road RAIL
SOD Soda Springs, California 22002 Donner Pass Rd. BUS
RNO Reno 280 North Center St. RAIL
SPX Sparks, Nevada (Thruway Buses) 1100 Nugget Avenue BUS
SPR Sparks, Nevada (Train Stop) Nugget Ave. east of 11th St. RAIL

Post offices near Truckee

Post Office Name City ZIP
Truck Post Office Truckee (CA) 96161

Other cities in Nevada County

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

City Name Population Title
Grass Valley 12,763 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

Truckee distances to largest California cities