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|City of Alameda|
|Nickname(s): The Island City|
Location in the state of California and Alameda County
|• Mayor||Marie Gilmore|
|• Total||22.960 sq mi (59.465 km2)|
|• Land||10.611 sq mi (27.482 km2)|
|• Water||12.349 sq mi (31.983 km2) 53.79%|
|Elevation||33 ft (12.8 m)|
|• Density||6,956/sq mi (2,685.8/km2)|
|Time zone||Pacific Standard Time Zone (UTC−8)|
|• Summer (DST)||Pacific Daylight Time (UTC−7)|
|ZIP code||94501, 94502|
Alameda is a city in California.
History[change | change source]
The city was founded in 1853 as 3 smaller towns. At the west end it was called Woodstock. The east end was called Fernside. In the 1940s the land was filled to make Bay Farm Island.