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|Alamo||TOP OF PAGE|
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alamo,_California The city of Alamo, CA is located in Contra Costa County just North of Walnut Creek in the San Ramon Valley. With a population of just under 15,000 this great city offers many great parks and recreation . The Boulevard of Trees, started to help preserve and beautify Alamo only helps to add charm to this already quaint city. The area schools are rated some of the best in the area as well.
|Antioch||TOP OF PAGE|
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antioch,_California Antioch (formerly, East Antioch, Smith's Landing, and Marshs Landing) is a city in Contra Costa County, California. Located in the East Bay region of the San Francisco Bay Area along the San Joaquin-Sacramento River Delta, it is a suburb of San Franciscoand Oakland. The city's population was 102,372 at the U.S. 2010 census. Antioch is one of the oldest towns in California, having been founded in 1850. The year following the discovery of gold, there was a plague that over-took the city and wiped out most of the population. The town was founded by two brothers, William and Joseph Smith, who named the town Smith’s Landing. In 1851, the town's new minister persuaded the residents to change the name of the town to Antioch, for the Biblical city of Antioch, Turkey. According to the Public Works Department of Antioch, Antioch is home to 31 parks covering a total of 310 acres (1.3 km²) with an additional 600 acres (2.4 km²) of city-owned open space. It also has 11 miles (18 km) of walking paths connecting communities to parks and schools. Within its boundaries it has Contra Loma Regional Park, the Antioch/Oakley Regional Shorelineand Black Diamond Mines Regional Park, and the Mokelumne Coast to Crest Trail and Delta de Anza Regional Trail. According to the East Bay Regional Parks District, these three parks take up 6,493 acres (26.28 km2); approximately 38% of Antioch’s total land area.
|Bay Point||TOP OF PAGE|
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bay_Point,_California Bay Point, formerly West Pittsburg, is a suburb and census-designated place located in eastern Contra Costa County, California, just west of the city of Pittsburg and northeast over a low range of hills from Concord.
The population was 21,349 at the 2010 census, down from 21,534 reported at the 2000 census. The 2010 United States Census reported that 21,349 people
The Pittsburg-Bay Point terminal of the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) rail system is located here. The community is traversed by a freeway, State Route 4, the California DeltaHighway. Being unincorporated, Bay Point does not have its own police department. The community is policed by the California Highway Patrol and the Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office.
|Blackhawk||TOP OF PAGE|
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blackhawk,_California Blackhawk is an unincorporated master planned community and census-designated place located in Contra Costa County, California, east of Danville and Oakland. Governed by county rules/regulations and an HOA, Blackhawk also has an optional country club, two golf courses, sports complex, restaurants, and the adjacent Blackhawk Plaza. 24 hour secuirty plus additional law enforcement contracted through the Contra Costa county is provided by HOA dues. The area is covered by the San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District.The ZIP Code is 94506.
The 2010 United States Census reported that Blackhawk had a population of 9,354 The Census reported that 100% of the population lived in households.
Blackhawk Ranch was established in 1917 by Ansel Mills Easton and his son-in-law William Q. Ward, in an area east of the San Ramon and Sycamore Valleys. The name came from a famous Irish racehorse named Blackhawk that Easton's family had once owned. The land passed through the hands of several owners, including Raymond Force (the owner of the Caterpillar Tractor Company), the Hawaii-based sugar and pineapple company Castle & Cooke and Howard Peterson (owner of Peterson Tractor). 
|Brentwood||TOP OF PAGE|
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brentwood,_California Brentwood is a city in Contra Costa County, California, United States. It is located in the East Bay region of the San Francisco Bay Area. The population is 51,481 as of 2010. Brentwood began as a farming community in the late 19th century, and still is known throughout the Bay Area for its agricultural products, primarily its cherries, corn and peaches. Many of the old farms and orchards have been replaced by suburban developments since 1990. Brentwood is increasingly residential, with the rate of population growth in the triple digits during the 1990s and 69% from 2000 through 2005.
|Clayton||TOP OF PAGE|
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clayton,_California Clayton (formerly, Clayton's and Claytonville) is a city in Contra Costa County, California, United States. The population was 10,897 as of the 2010 census. In 1857, the town of Clayton was laid out and founded by Joel Henry Clayton (1812–1872) and his two younger brothers. Clayton was born in Bugsworth, now Buxworth, in the United Kingdom, and emigrated to the United States in 1837. After years in other states he settled down with his wife Margaret (1820–1908) at his town at the foot of Mt. Diablo, where he and his family prospered. Clayton was named after Joel Henry Clayton, although only by the flip of a coin. Joel Clayton and Charles Rhine cofounded the town, and each wanted to name it after himself. If Charles had won it would have become Rhinesville, but Joel Clayton won. Joel and his wife Margaret both died in Clayton, and were buried in Live Oak Cemetery in what is now Concord, CA. Clayton prospered during the coal mining boom in eastern Contra Costa County. The post office opened in 1861. Clayton incorporated in 1964.
|Clyde||TOP OF PAGE|
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clyde,_California Clyde is a census-designated place (CDP) in Contra Costa County, California, United States. The population was 678 at the 2010 census. It is located 6 miles (10 km) east of Martinez. In 1917, the United States Shipping Board provided a government loan to the Pacific Coast Shipbuilding Company to build a company town. The Board commissioned Bernard Maybeck to be Supervising Architect for laying out the new town. He designed the hotel and around 200 of the initial homes built in the town. George Applegarth was hired as Acting Architect. In this position, he drew many of the plans for the town.
|Concord||TOP OF PAGE|
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Concord,_California Concord ( /'k??k?rd/ kong-k?rd; formerly Drunken Indian and Todos Santos) is the largest city in Contra Costa County, California, USA. At the 2010 census, the city had a population of 122,067. Originally founded in 1869 as the community of Todos Santos by Salvio Pacheco, the name was changed to Concord within months. The city is a major regional suburban East Bay center within the San Francisco Bay Area, and is located just 31 miles (50 km) east of San Francisco.
|Crockett/Port Costa||TOP OF PAGE|
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crockett,_California Crockett Crockett (formerly, Crockettville) is a census-designated place (CDP) in Contra Costa County, California, United States. The population was 3,094 at the 2010 census. It is located 5 miles (8 km) west of Martinez and 5 miles (8 km) north of Richmond.
|Danville||TOP OF PAGE|
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Danville,_California The Town of Danville is located in the San Ramon Valley in Contra Costa County, California. It is one of the incorporated municipalities in California that uses "town" in its name instead of "city". The population was 42,039 in 2010. According to Businessweek, Danville is the 41st most expensive zip code in America.  Danville is one of California’s top 25 wealthiest cities, and one of the wealthiest suburbs of Oakland and San Francisco.  Danville is home to some of the most expensive real estate and exclusive country clubs in the nation.
|Diablo||TOP OF PAGE|
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diablo,_California Diablo is a census-designated place (CDP) in Contra Costa County, California, United States. The population was 1,158 at the 2010 census. It is located 2.5 miles (4.0 km) east-northeast of Danville. "Diablo" is Spanish for devil.
|Discovery Bay||TOP OF PAGE|
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Discovery_Bay,_California Discovery Bay is a census-designated place (CDP) in extreme eastern Contra Costa County, California in the United States about 60 miles (97 km) from San Francisco. As of 2010, its population was 13,352. Discovery Bay is based on a waterfront community of 3,500+ homes with private docks with access to the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta. Discovery Bay has added Discovery Bay West, which consists of gated and non-gated "off-water" communities with homes from 1,400 square feet (130 m2) up to 4,700 square feet (440 m2)
|Dublin||TOP OF PAGE|
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dublin,_California Dublin (formerly, Amador and Dougherty's Station) is a suburban city of the East (San Francisco) Bay region ofAlameda County, California, United States. Located along the north side of Interstate 580 at the intersection withInterstate 680, roughly 10 miles (16 km) east of Hayward, 6 miles (9.7 km) west of Livermore and 25 miles (40 km) north of San Jose, it was named after the city of Dublin in Ireland. The nearest major metropolitan area is Oakland, approximately 25 miles (40 km) to the west-northwest on Interstate 580. The population was about 46,063 according to the 2010 United States Census. By 2030, it is estimated to grow to 75,900
|El Sobrante||TOP OF PAGE|
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/El_Cerrito,_California El Cerrito was founded by refugees from the 1906 San Francisco earthquake. They settled in what was then DonVíctor Castro's Rancho San Pablo, and adjacent to the ranch owned by the family of Luís María Peralta, the Rancho San Antonio. A post office opened at the settlement in 1909 and the refugee camp became known as Rust, after William R. Rust, its first postmaster. The village's residents did not care for the name and changed it to El Cerrito in 1916. A year later, El Cerrito was incorporated as a village with 1,500 residents. The name means "little hill" or knoll.
|El Sobrante||TOP OF PAGE|
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/El_Sobrante,_California El Sobrante is unincorporated and lies within Contra Costa County. Main roads include San Pablo Dam Road (a major road running from Richmond and San Pablo, through El Sobrante, past EBMUD's San Pablo Reservoir), Valley View Road and Appian Way. San Pablo Dam Road and Appian Way both connect to Interstate 80 to the west. El Sobrante also contains San Pablo Creek, running behind the library, ACE hardware store and many homes in El Sobrante.
|Hercules||TOP OF PAGE|
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hercules,_California Hercules is a city in western Contra Costa County, California. Situated along the coast of San Pablo Bay, it is located in the eastern region of the San Francisco Bay Area, about 10 miles (16 km) north of Berkeley. The city has a 2010 population of 24,060 according to the U.S. Census. Upon relocating its operations from San Francisco in 1881, California Powder Works established company housing in the area that is now the city of Hercules. The city was named after the company's leading product, in turn named after the Greek demigod, Hercules.
|Lafayette||TOP OF PAGE|
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lafayette,_California Lafayette (formerly, La Fayette) is a city in Contra Costa County, California, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city's population was 23,893. It was named after the Marquis de Lafayette, a French military hero of the American Revolutionary War. Today Lafayette is known for its pastoral rolling hills and wealthy inhabitants. In 2009, estimated median household income in Lafayette was over 120,000 dollars, more than double the statewide average and nearly triple the national average.
|Martinez||TOP OF PAGE|
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Martinez,_California Martinez (/m?r'ti?n?s/ mar-tee-niss or /m?r'ti?n?z/ mar-tee-nezz; Spanish: Martínez, meaning: Martinson) is a city and the county seat of Contra Costa County, California, United States. The population was 35,824 at the 2010 census. The downtown is notable for its large number of preserved old buildings. Martinez is located on the south side of theCarquinez Strait in the San Francisco Bay Area, directly facing the city of Benicia.
|Moraga/Canyon||TOP OF PAGE|
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Canyon,_California Moraga (incorporating the former communities of Moraga Town, Rheem, and Rheem Valley) is a suburbanincorporated town located in Contra Costa County, California, United States, in the San Francisco Bay Area. It is named in honor of Joaquin Moraga, whose grandfather was José Joaquin Moraga, second in command to Juan Bautista de Anza. As of the 2000 census, Moraga was the 79th wealthiest place in the US with a population above 10,000. As of 2010, Moraga had a total population of 16,016 people.
|Oakley||TOP OF PAGE|
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oakley,_California Oakley is a city in Contra Costa County, California, United States. The population was 35,432 at the 2010 U.S. Census. Oakley is part of the East Contra Costa Bicycle Plan, which has existing facilities in Oakley as well as plans for further expansion.
|Orinda||TOP OF PAGE|
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Orinda,_California Orinda is a city in Contra Costa County, California, United States. The population was 17,643 at the 2010 census. The town is located just east of the city of Oakland and is home to many affluent suburban professionals who commute to downtown Oakland, San Francisco, and Walnut Creek. Its location provides for a more rustic landscape, and Orinda's many parks and trails make it a destination for many Bay Area hikers and naturalists.
|Pacheco||TOP OF PAGE|
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pacheco,_California Pacheco is a census-designated place (CDP) in Contra Costa County, California, United States. The population was 3,685 at the 2010 census. It is located 5.5 miles (9 km) north of Walnut Creek. The town was laid out in 1857 by Dr. J.H. Carothers and named for Salvio Pacheco, grantee of the Rancho Monte del Diablo Mexican land grant. A post office operated at Pacheco from 1859 to 1913 and from 1955 to the present. Pacheco was briefly a prosperous commercial center. During this period, Pacheco Slough was deep enough to receive ocean-based shipping. A series of fires and floods, as well as an earthquake, destroyed the town and filled the Slough with silt during the 1860s. Pacheco was subsequently depopulated by the attraction of the nearby town of Todos Santos, later to be known as Concord.
|Pittsburg||TOP OF PAGE|
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pittsburg,_California Pittsburg (formerly Black Diamond and New York of the Pacific) is a city located in eastern Contra Costa County, California, the outer portion of the East Bay region of the San Francisco Bay Area. The population was 63,264 at the 2010 census. The city has access to one BART station, the Pittsburg/Bay Point Station located in Pittsburg near Bay Point. Service will be extended further into the city via DMU train with a Railroad Avenue station that is currently under construction.
|Pleasant Hill||TOP OF PAGE|
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pleasant_Hill,_California Pleasant Hill is a city in Contra Costa County, California, United States, in the East Bay of the San Francisco Bay Area. The population was 33,152 at the 2010 census. It was incorporated in 1961. Pleasant Hill is the home ofCollege Park High School, Diablo Valley College, John F Kennedy University, the Pleasant Hill Library of the Contra Costa County Library system, and Pleasant Hill Recreation & Park District.
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pleasanton,_California Pleasanton is a city in Alameda County, California, incorporated in 1894. It is a suburb in the San Francisco Bay Area located about 25 miles (40 km) east of Oakland, and 6 miles (9.7 km) west of Livermore. The population was 70,285 at the 2010 census. In 2005 and 2007, Pleasanton was ranked the wealthiest middle-sized city in the United States by the Census Bureau. Pleasanton is home to the headquarters of Safeway Inc. and Polycom. Although Oakland is the Alameda County seat, a few county offices and a courthouse are located in Pleasanton. Additionally, the main county jail is in the neighboring city of Dublin. The Alameda County Fairgrounds are located in Pleasanton, and the annual County Fair is held there during the last week of June and the first week of July. Pleasanton Ridge Regional Park is located on the west side of town. Pleasanton is number 63 in CNNMoney.com's list of "The Best Places to Live" in 2010, and was also named one of "Americans' Top Hometown Spots" in the United States in 2009 by Forbes.
|Rossmoor||TOP OF PAGE|
http://jonkolsky.files.wordpress.com/2011/10/105614476.jpg Rossmoor is an affluent planned census-designated place located in Orange County, California. As of the 2010 census, the CDP had a total population of 10,244, down from 10,298 at the 2000 census. The gated Leisure Worldretirement community in the city of Seal Beach is to the south of Rossmoor, Los Alamitos is to the east and north, and Long Beach is to the west (on the other side of the San Gabriel River, the 605 freeway and the border with Los Angeles County). The community of Rossmoor has two shopping centers within its boundaries, but only one—the Rossmoor Village Square—is now within the political boundaries of the Rossmoor Community Services District. A larger shopping center, the Rossmoor Business Center, now remodeled and called the Shops at Rossmoor—was annexed, despite many protests, by the city of Seal Beach in 1962.
|San Ramon||TOP OF PAGE|
San Ramon (Spanish: San Ramón) is a city in Contra Costa County, California, United States. It is a suburban cityof the San Francisco Bay Area, and lies in the San Ramon Valley. San Ramon's population was 72,148 as of the 2010 U.S. Census, with an estimated population of 74, 378 in 2012, making it 4th largest city in Contra Costa County, behind Richmond, Concord and Antioch. San Ramon is headquarters of Chevron Corporation and 24-Hour Fitness, the West Coast headquarters of AT&T, as well as home to San Ramon Medical Center. Major annual events include the Art and Wind Festival on Memorial Day weekend, the Fourth of July Picnic and Fireworks Show and the Primo's Run for Education in October. The city is also home to California High School, founded in 1973 and ranked 250th best high school in the United States byNewsweek.
|Walnut Creek||TOP OF PAGE|
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Walnut_Creek,_California Walnut Creek is an incorporated city located 16 miles (26 km) east of the city of Oakland, in the East Bay region of the San Francisco Bay Area. While not as large as neighboring Concord, Walnut Creek serves as the business and entertainment hub for the neighboring cities within central Contra Costa County, due in part to its location at the junction of the highways from Sacramento and San Jose (I-680) and San Francisco/Oakland (SR-24), as well as its accessibility by BART. The city had a total population of 64,173 according to the 2010 U.S. Census. Walnut Creek is the headquarters of the Pac-12 Conference.