Moraga is a small town in Contra Costa County, surrounded by the cities of Lafayette and Orinda. And despite its size, Moraga is one of the wealthiest places in the United States.
Home to Saint Mary’s College of California, whose original location used to be in San Francisco and then in Oakland, Moraga has also been known as a “dog-friendly” town since 1979, where it adopts an off leash use times at all of its community parks, so if you are a dog lover, Moraga might be the ideal place for you to live.
Moraga is a town in Contra Costa County, California, in the San Francisco Bay Area. The town is named in honor of Joaquín Moraga, member of the famed Californio family, son of Gabriel Moraga, and grandson of José Joaquín Moraga, famous 18th century expeditionaries of the Californias. Moraga incorporated in 1974, when the communities of Moraga Town, Rheem, and Rheem Valley, united into one town
As of 2010, Moraga had a total population of 16,016 people.
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