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Santa Rosa is a city in Guadalupe County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for a local chapel.

The latitude of Santa Rosa is 34.938N. The longitude is -104.681W.

It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 4,616 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,637.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$25,085
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Santa Rosa demographic reports
Santa Rosa is on the Pecos River.
Former and merged names include:
· Auga Negra Chiquita
Named for a local chapel
Filming location for:
· 1940 movie, "The Grapes of Wrath"
Local festivals include:
  • Guadalupe County Fair - Aug. 2-5, 2007
  • Route 66 Festival - Sept. 7-9, 2007
  • Santa Rosa Days - May 26-28, 2007
Dates often change. Check Santa Rosa web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Santa Rosa Lake State Park
Historic routes: Route 66
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Santa Rosa demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Guadalupe County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 88435 ZIP code.

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Santa Rosa Web sites

Ancestry & family history

5% of Santa Rosa residents report German ancestry, and 2% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Santa Rosa ancestry & family history guide.

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Attractions

Recommendations: Scuba diving at Blue Hole

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Santa Rosa was $11,168, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

7% of Santa Rosa residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

Entertainment
Environment
Fairs, festivals & other events
Santa Rosa festival dates:

Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Santa Rosa, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $245.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $643.


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Libraries

Libraries in Santa Rosa include Moise Memorial Library ... View libraries

Maps

Media outlets

National Public Radio programming is carried locally by KNLK.

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Politics

Guadalupe County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Santa Rosa political report.

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Traffic

The average commute time for Santa Rosa workers is 12 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

Travel

Hotels in Santa Rosa include Best Western Adobe Inn, Best Western Santa Rosa Inn, Comfort Inn, Motel 6, Ramada Inn, Ramada Limited, Super 8, Travelodge.

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