Livermore Real Estate & Livermore Homes For Sale
Livermore, California – Overview
Livermore is one of the most appealing towns in the East Bay. It has an attractive old town that is constantly having new life breathed into it and numerous wineries, including Ravenswood, pictured here. With Livermore real estate ranging from Victorian homes through to modern new home developments, there is somthing for everybody here. While many people commute to Silicon Valley along highway 84, the commute to San Francisco tends to be less appealing, but the trade-off is some of the most affordable housing in the area. Overall, there is certainly a lot to like about Livermore.
Livermore (formerly Livermores, Livermore Ranch, and Nottingham) is a city in Alameda County, California, in the United States. With an estimated 2019 population of 90,189, Livermore is the most populous city in the Tri-Valley. Livermore is located on the eastern edge of California’s San Francisco Bay Area. The incumbent Mayor of Livermore is John Marchand.
Livermore was founded by William Mendenhall and named for Robert Livermore, his friend and a local rancher who settled in the area in the 1840s. Livermore is the home of the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, for which the chemical element livermorium is named (and thus, placing the city’s name in the periodic table). Livermore is also the California site of Sandia National Laboratories, which is headquartered in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Its south side is home to local vineyards. The city has redeveloped its downtown district and is considered part of the Tri-Valley area, comprising Amador, Livermore and San Ramon valleys.