City size

How big is Petaluma, California?

Size is not all that matters. But still, we would love to know how big Petaluma in California is. Here is the answer:

Petaluma, California covers an area of 37.53 square kilometers (14.49 square miles).

With 58,921 people living in Petaluma that comes to a population density of 1569.97 inhabitants per square kilometer (4066.32 / sq mi)

As a reference: The 8,398,748 people living in New York City are crammed onto 1214 sq km (468.73 sq mi), which results into a population density of 6918 inhabitants per square kilometer (17918 / sq mi).

The population density of Petaluma in California is 37.53 square kilometers (14.49 square miles)

Petaluma is a city in Sonoma County, part of the North Bay sub-region of the San Francisco Bay Area, located 37 mi (60 km) north of San Francisco. Its population was 57,941 according to the 2010 Census.The Rancho Petaluma Adobe, located in Petaluma, is a National Historic Landmark. Its construction started in 1836 by order of General Mariano Guadalupe Vallejo, then Commandant of the San Francisco Presidio. It was the center of a 66,000 acre (270-km²) ranch stretching from Petaluma River to Sonoma Creek. The adobe is considered one of the best preserved buildings of its era in Northern California.Petaluma is a transliteration of the Coast Miwok phrase péta lúuma which means hill backside. Péta Lúuma was originally the name of a Miwok village located near the present day borders of the city of Petaluma.Petaluma has a well-preserved, historic city center which includes many buildings that survived the 1906 San Francisco earthquake.

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