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Information on Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County

The City of Santa Cruz is located in the state of California, in Santa Cruz County. Its area, population and other key information are listed below.
For all your administrative procedures, you can go to the City hall of Santa Cruz at the address and schedules indicated on this page or contact the City hall government by phone or by email depending on your preference or on the service's availability.

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Santa Cruz City HALL, Santa Cruz County

Santa Cruz City Hall's addressSanta Cruz Santa Cruz Municipal Building
809 Center Street, Room 10

Santa Cruz CA 95060
United States
Phone number of Santa Cruz City Hall+1 831-420-5020
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Santa Cruz official websiteci.santa-cruz.ca.us
Mayor of Santa CruzDon Lane
Santa Cruz County, California: Vital Records Santa Cruz vital records
Birth Certificate Order your California birth certificate online

Common questions about Santa Cruz

What county is Santa Cruz CA in?

Santa Cruz, CA is located in Santa Cruz County

Where is Santa Cruz, California ?

Santa Cruz lies in Santa Cruz County along the northern edge of Monterey Bay, in California, USA. Located about 75 miles south of San Francisco and 30 miles southwest of San Jose, it is part of the central coast of California, nestled between coastal mountains and the Pacific Ocean.

Demography of Santa Cruz

Name of Santa Cruz inhabitants (demonym)Not available
DateCurrent valueClassed by Region/Country
Population59 946 inhabitants140 / 526
Population density in Santa Cruz4 704,8 pop/sq mi (1 816,5 pop/km²)

List of Passport Facilities in Santa Cruz, CA

Where to apply for a passport in Santa Cruz, CA? There are 3 passport offices in Santa Cruz, try one of these:
Name Street Phone number
BAY TREE BOOKSTORE - UCSC1156 HIGH STREET8314594544
SANTA CRUZ COUNTY CLERK701 OCEAN STREET8314542060
SANTA CRUZ POST OFFICE850 FRONT STREET8314260144

Top 3 most popular banks in Santa Cruz

There are 13 bank branches in Santa Cruz.
Wells Fargo Bank, National Association is the most popular bank in Santa Cruz with 2 branch offices, followed by Comerica Bank with 2 branch offices and then JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association with 2 branch offices.

Find below all bank branches in Santa Cruz:

Bank's name Number of branch offices Service Type
Wells Fargo Bank, National Association2Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
Comerica Bank2Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association2Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
U.S. Bank National Association2Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
Rabobank, National Association1Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
Lighthouse Bank1Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
Santa Cruz County Bank1Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
Bank of America, National Association1Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
Bank of the West1Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
More info about banks in Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz administrative numbers

Santa Cruz City code0669112
Santa Cruz City postcode95060

Transportation modes in Santa Cruz

Airport
Watsonville Municipal Airport 13.8 miles
Marina Municipal Airport 25.3 miles
Norman Y. Mineta San José International Airport 27.4 miles

Santa Cruz territory

Santa Cruz area12,74 sq mi (33,00 km²)
Santa Cruz altitude82 Altitude feet
Geographical coordinatesLatitude: 36.9744
Longitude: -122.035
Latitude: 36° 58' 28'' North
Longitude: 122° 2' 6'' West
Time zone
UTC -8:00 (America/Los_Angeles)
Summer time : UTC -7:00
Winter time : UTC -8:00
Local time

What is Santa Cruz close to?

Nearby cities include: Capitola, Scotts Valley, Watsonville and Los Gatos
CupertinoCapitolaCapitola
CupertinoNeighbouring townsCapitola
WatsonvilleWatsonville
Capitola 4.5 milesScotts Valley 5.8 milesWatsonville 15.1 miles
Los Gatos 18.5 milesMonte Sereno 18.6 milesSaratoga 20.4 miles
Campbell 21.6 milesCupertino 23.9 milesMorgan Hill 24.3 miles
Marina 24.4 milesGilroy 25 milesPacific Grove 25.1 miles
San Jose 25.3 milesSand City 26.5 milesSeaside 26.8 miles
Monterey 27.2 milesSanta Clara 27.2 milesLos Altos 27.5 miles
Los Altos Hills 27.8 milesSunnyvale 28.5 milesSan Juan Bautista 28.9 miles

Distance between Santa Cruz and other main cities and towns

Los Angeles : 289 milesHouston : 1612 milesPhiladelphia : 2519 miles
Phoenix : 609 milesSan Antonio : 1452 milesSan Diego : 400 miles
Dallas : 1458 milesSan Jose : 25 miles closestJacksonville : 2352 miles
Indianapolis : 1943 milesSan Francisco : 76 milesAustin : 1468 miles
Columbus : 2108 milesFort Worth : 1427 milesCharlotte : 2289 miles
Distances are calculated as the crow flies

Schools in Santa Cruz, CA

Elementary schools in Santa Cruz

Bay View Elementary

District of Santa Cruz City Elementary
Lowest grade : K, Highest grade : 5
Students : 522

Bonny Doon Elementary

Lowest grade : K, Highest grade : 6
Students : 163

Brook Knoll Elementary

District of Scotts Valley Unified
Lowest grade : K, Highest grade : 5
Students : 538

De Laveaga Elementary

District of Santa Cruz City Elementary
Lowest grade : K, Highest grade : 5
Students : 602

Del Mar Elementary

District of Live Oak Elementary
Lowest grade : K, Highest grade : 5
Students : 418

Gault Elementary

District of Santa Cruz City Elementary
Lowest grade : K, Highest grade : 5
Students : 389

Green Acres Elementary

District of Live Oak Elementary
Lowest grade : K, Highest grade : 5
Students : 394

Happy Valley Elementary

Lowest grade : K, Highest grade : 6
Students : 125

Live Oak Elementary

District of Live Oak Elementary
Lowest grade : K, Highest grade : 5
Students : 335

Ocean Alternative Education Center

District of Live Oak Elementary
Lowest grade : K, Highest grade : 8
Students : 70

Santa Cruz City Elementary Alternative Education-Monarch

District of Santa Cruz City Elementary
Lowest grade : K, Highest grade : 6
Students : 124

Santa Cruz Gardens Elementary

District of Soquel Union Elementary
Lowest grade : K, Highest grade : 5
Students : 322

Tierra Pacifica Charter

District of Live Oak Elementary
Lowest grade : K, Highest grade : 8
Students : 155

Westlake Elementary

District of Santa Cruz City Elementary
Lowest grade : K, Highest grade : 5
Students : 569

Middle schools in Santa Cruz

Branciforte Middle

District of Santa Cruz City High
Lowest grade : 6, Highest grade : 8
Students : 508

Mission Hill Middle

District of Santa Cruz City High
Lowest grade : 6, Highest grade : 8
Students : 594

Shoreline Middle

District of Live Oak Elementary
Lowest grade : 6, Highest grade : 8
Students : 553

High schools in Santa Cruz

Ark Independent Studies

District of Santa Cruz City High
Lowest grade : 9, Highest grade : 12
Students : 60

Costanoa Continuation High

District of Santa Cruz City High
Lowest grade : 9, Highest grade : 12
Students : 80

Cypress Charter High

District of Live Oak Elementary
Lowest grade : 9, Highest grade : 12
Students : 144

Harbor High

District of Santa Cruz City High
Lowest grade : 9, Highest grade : 12
Students : 902

Pacific Collegiate Charter

District of Santa Cruz County Office Of Education
Lowest grade : 7, Highest grade : 12
Students : 522

Santa Cruz County Community

District of Santa Cruz County Office Of Education
Lowest grade : 7, Highest grade : 12
Students : 626

Santa Cruz County Court

District of Santa Cruz County Office Of Education
Lowest grade : 7, Highest grade : 12
Students : 59

Santa Cruz County Regional Occupational Program

Lowest grade : 10, Highest grade : 12

Santa Cruz High

District of Santa Cruz City High
Lowest grade : 9, Highest grade : 12
Students : 1027

Alternative schools in Santa Cruz

Alternative Family Education

District of Santa Cruz City High
Lowest grade : K, Highest grade : 12
Students : 161

Santa Cruz County Special Education

District of Santa Cruz County Office Of Education
Lowest grade : K, Highest grade : 12
Students : 79

Private schools in Santa Cruz

Gateway School

Lowest grade : K, Highest grade : 8
Students : 232

Georgiana Bruce Kirby Preparatory School

Lowest grade : 6, Highest grade : 12
Students : 269

Good Shepherd Catholic School

Lowest grade : PK, Highest grade : 8
Students : 252

Holy Cross School

Lowest grade : PK, Highest grade : 8
Students : 162

Merit Academy

Lowest grade : 9, Highest grade : 12
Students : 24

Santa Cruz Childrens School

Lowest grade : K, Highest grade : 6
Students : 43

Santa Cruz Waldorf School

Lowest grade : PK, Highest grade : 8
Students : 147

Spring Hill-Advanced Elementary School Of Santa Cr

Lowest grade : PK, Highest grade : 6
Students : 89

The Bay School

Students : 40

Vhm Christian School

Lowest grade : K, Highest grade : 8
Students : 70

Leisure and activities in Santa Cruz surrounding area

Golf course
Pasatiempo Golf ClubDe Laveaga Golf Course
Valley Gardens Golf Course
to Scotts Valley 5 miles
Spring Hills Golf Course
to Watsonville 15.5 miles
Casserly Par-3 Golf Course
to Watsonville 16 miles
Pajaro Valley Golf Club
to Watsonville 16.8 miles
Gilroy Golf Course
to Gilroy 17.6 miles