New Almaden, California

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New Almaden, California
Unincorporated community
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
Country United States
State California
County Santa Clara
Elevation 492 ft (150 m)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code 95042
Area code(s) 408
GNIS feature ID 1659212[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.