Santa Cruz County Map, California

Map of Santa Cruz County - Santa Cruz County is a county located in the U.S. state of California. Santa Cruz County Map showing cities, highways, important places and water bodies. Get Where is Santa Cruz County located in the map, major cities in Santa Cruz county, population, areas, and places of interest.

Santa Cruz County Map, California, USA

Map of Santa Cruz County, California

About Santa Cruz County Map, California: The map showing the county boundary, county seat, major cities, highways, water bodies and neighbouring counties.

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  • About Santa Cruz County, California

    Santa Cruz County is a county located on the central coast of California, with its county seat in the city of Santa Cruz. The county has an estimated population of over 274,000 people as of 2021.According to the United States Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 446 sq mi (1,155 km2). Santa Cruz County was established on 1850.

    Santa Cruz County is known for its scenic coastline, redwood forests, and eclectic culture. Some of the popular destinations in the county include the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, Natural Bridges State Beach, and the Big Basin Redwoods State Park.

    The county's economy is driven by a mix of industries, including tourism, agriculture, healthcare, and education. Santa Cruz County is home to several prestigious universities and colleges, including the University of California, Santa Cruz and Cabrillo College.

    Santa Cruz County is committed to sustainability and environmental protection, with several initiatives aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions, promoting clean energy, and protecting natural resources. The county is also known for its vibrant arts and culture scene, with numerous galleries, music venues, and cultural festivals.

    Overall, Santa Cruz County offers a laid-back lifestyle with a mix of natural beauty, cultural offerings, and economic opportunities. The county's commitment to sustainability and social justice, coupled with its diverse and thriving economy, make it a desirable place to live and visit.

    Santa Cruz County Facts

    County InfoFacts
    CountySanta Cruz County
    County SeatSanta Cruz
    CountryUnited States
    FIPS code87
    Area446 sq mi (1,155 km2)
    Formed / Originoriginal

    Ctities and Towns in Santa Cruz County

    City NameTypePopulation (2020)Pop. DensityAreaIncorporated
    CapitolaCity9,9386,250.3/sq mi (2,413.3/km2)1.59 sq mi (4.1 km2)January 11, 1949
    Santa CruzCity62,9564,941.6/sq mi (1,908.0/km2)12.74 sq mi (33 km2)March 31, 1866
    Scotts ValleyCity12,2242,645.9/sq mi (1,021.6/km2)4.62 sq mi (12 km2)August 2, 1966
    WatsonvilleCity52,5907,837.6/sq mi (3,026.1/km2)6.71 sq mi (17.4 km2)March 30, 1868

    Places to Visit in Santa Cruz County

    Top places to visit in Santa Cruz includes Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, Santa Cruz Wharf, Natural Bridges State Beach, The Mystery Spot, Seymour Marine Discovery Center, Wilder Ranch State Park, West Cliff Drive, .

    Highways in Santa Cruz County

    State Route 1, State Route 9, State Route 17, State Route 35, State Route 129, State Route 152, State Route 236.

    Nearest Airports

    Nearest airport of Santa Cruz is Mineta- San Jose International Airport.