New Almaden, California

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New Almaden, California
Laird Adobe
Laird Adobe
New Almaden, California is located in California
New Almaden, California
New Almaden, California
Coordinates: 37°10′34″N 121°49′15″W / 37.17611°N 121.82083°W / 37.17611; -121.82083Coordinates: 37°10′34″N 121°49′15″W / 37.17611°N 121.82083°W / 37.17611; -121.82083
CountryUnited States
CountySanta Clara
492 ft (150 m)
Time zoneUTC-8 (Pacific (PST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-7 (PDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s)408
GNIS feature ID1659212[1]

New Almaden is an unincorporated community in Santa Clara County, California, United States. New Almaden is 11 miles (18 km) south-southeast of downtown San Jose. New Almaden has a post office with ZIP code 95042, which first opened in 1861. The community is named after the New Almaden mine, which opened in the area in 1848.[2][3] New Almaden was the childhood home of former Arizona Cardinals All-Pro safety Pat Tillman and also the childhood home of long time professional Equestrian Clayton Jackson a noted trainer of Hunters, Jumpers and Equitation horses.


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: New Almaden, California
  2. ^ ZIP Code Lookup
  3. ^ Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Quill Driver Books. p. 671. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.