Contra Costa County
Contra Costa County is a popular place to live, both for people who work locally and those who commute to nearby Silicon Valley. With many mass transit options, including BART and AC Transit, a growing number of residents make some of their commutes car-free.
Along with proximity to employers and reasonable housing prices, Contra Costa County offers numerous outdoor spaces like Black Diamond Mines Regional Park and Mt. Diablo State Park, both of which are great for hiking, running, and biking. It’s known as a great place to raise a family, and is home to high-quality public and private schools.
Towns in Contra Costa County, CA
The following towns are located in Contra Costa County:
- El Cerrito
- Martinez (county seat)
- Pleasant Hill
- San Pablo
- San Ramon
- Walnut Creek