Contra Costa County
Contra Costa County offers a rich mixture of upscale living and small town charm, an abundance of quaint down-town shopping, year round community festivals and suburban neighborhood living. Find yourself in the exclusive gated community & golf course of Blackhawk, on a secluded Alamo hilltop, or a quiet farm style home in the town of Brentwood. Enjoy an impressive array of luxury street front shopping in downtown Walnut Creek, outdoor dining year round in the emerging town of Oakley and many other community events hosted in the small town charm of Danville.
Separating the valleys and ranges of the coast, gaze across over 30 counties from the towering Mount Diablo summit rising 3,849 feet high. Popular for biking, hiking, camping and sight seeing, you’ll enjoy exploring miles of trails just before settling in for a relaxing panoramic picnic. Near Mount Diablo, stop off for a guided tour of Black Diamond Mines Regional Preserve and discover the history within 3 mining towns and former coal and sand mines, surrounded by 60 miles of rolling foothill terrain and acres of grassland. Treat yourself to succulent farmers markets farmed from the many acres of local orchard land preserving the areas community.
Residents here enjoy the higher city income/ job market, convenient access to night life while stretching their dollar further taking advantage of lower priced valley real estate. From quiet tree lined suburban neighborhoods to condos, townhomes and chic farms, paired with modern transportation solutions such as BART, Contra Costa County is a great place to call home.
Contra Costa County Communities