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Sonoma is a city in Sonoma County, in the Santa Rosa-Petaluma metro area.
The community name derives from Indian term for "nose"
The latitude of Sonoma is 38.291N. The longitude is -122.456W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 85 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 9,521.
The banner of the Bear Flag Republic flew here, briefly, in 1846
Sections below provide additional information and links about Sonoma demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Sonoma County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Santa Rosa area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 95476 ZIP code.
15% of Sonoma residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Sonoma ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Sonoma was $32,387, compared with $21,587 nationally.
39% of Sonoma residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Historic districts in Sonoma include Sonoma Plaza ... View historic districts
Median rent in Sonoma, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $876. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,846.
Libraries in Sonoma include Sonoma Valley Regional Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Sonoma include Sonoma Index-Tribune
Sonoma County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Sonoma political report.
Sonoma restaurants taking online reservations include Cafe La Haye, Carneros, El Dorado Kitchen, Harmony Restaurant, Saddles Steakhouse - MacArthur Place, Sante at the Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn, the girl & the fig - Sonoma ... View restaurants
The average commute time for Sonoma workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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