city in Alameda County, California, United States
Alameda is a city in California.
|City of Alameda|
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||UTC−8 (Pacific Standard Time Zone)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−7 (Pacific Daylight Time)|
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.