San Ramon is a city located in the San Francisco Bay Area of California. It is situated in Contra Costa County and is part of the San Ramon Valley. The city has a population of around 75,000 people and covers an area of 18.4 square miles.
Positioned between Danville and Dublin, towards the south end of the San Ramon Valley, there is plenty to do here for all age groups with multiple shopping and entertainment options, golf courses and parks galore.
Bishop Ranch office park provides employment to many residents and is where the new San Ramon City Center is located. Here, you can find numerous eating places at all levels and a state of the art movie theater with its own restaurant. The 680 freeway gives access to all parts of the East Bay and on to San Francisco.
San Ramon is considered a family friendly place, and is known for its high quality of life, excellent schools, and beautiful parks and recreational areas. The city is home to several large companies, including Chevron, AT&T, 24 Hour Fitness, and the San Ramon Medical Center as well as many small businesses and startups. The city is also home to the headquarters of the West Coast Conference of the NCAA.
The city has a strong sense of community and offers a variety of events and activities for residents of all ages. It is home to a number of events, including the annual Art and Wind Festival, the Run for Education, a Farmers Market, and the Street Fair. The city also has a number of parks and recreational areas, including the San Ramon Central Park, which hosts free outdoor concerts in summer, the Forest Home Farms Historic Park, and the Iron Horse Regional Trail.
On April 24, 2001, San Ramon was designated a Tree City USA.
San Ramon is home to several excellent schools, including California High School, Dougherty Valley High School and Iron Horse Middle School, which are all rated among the top schools in California by Niche. The city is also home to several colleges and universities, including the University of San Francisco, California State University East Bay and Saint Mary’s College.
The city of San Ramon is also known for its excellent transportation infrastructure. The city is served by the San Ramon Valley Transit Authority (SRVTA) and the County Connection, which provide bus service throughout the city. The city is also with easy access to the San Ramon Valley-Dublin/Pleasanton BART station, which connects San Ramon to the rest of the Bay Area.
In terms of housing, San Ramon offers a variety of options to suit all tastes and budgets. The city has numerous luxury homes, as well as more affordable options such as apartments, condominiums and townhouses. San Ramon homes for sale prices range from the low $400,000’s and into the millions. Here you can find everything from a one bedroom condominium to a 6 bedroom luxury home and there are also some rural properties in the area. The city is home to several planned communities developed from the 1980s on, and master-planned developments, such as Gale Ranch, Windemere and Canyon Lakes, which offers residents a variety of amenities such as a golf course, parks, swimming pools, and community centers.
More established neighborhoods include Twin Creeks, Bollinger Hills, Inverness Park and Rancho Ramon, all of which are in west side San Ramon, close to the 680 freeway.
Overall, San Ramon is a great place to live, work, and raise a family. The city has a strong sense of community, excellent schools, and beautiful parks and recreational areas. The city is also home to several large companies, and offers easy access to the rest of the Bay Area via the BART system. With a variety of housing options, San Ramon is a great choice for anyone looking to live in the San Francisco Bay Area.
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