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Redwood City is located in the heart of Silicon Valley, the technology-rich region extending from the San Francisco Peninsula to the foothills of the Santa Cruz Mountains. Redwood City is the third largest city within the County of San Mateo, with almost 86,000 residents. Its government center in the heart of downtown makes the city the county’s hub. The median home price is $1.25 million.
Neighborhoods in Heart of Silicon Valley
The city is continuing to grow at a rapid rate, with mixed use developments on the rise. Many tech companies call Redwood City home, allowing many to live and work in the same city. Redwood City has neighborhoods like Mt. Carmel that offers tree-lined streets, charming homes and manicured lawns, or Emerald Hills, which provides hilltop escapes with lush trees and wooded scenery.
What Makes Redwood City Unique
The city enjoys an average of 255 sunny days a year, which it boasts via the city slogan: “Climate Best by Government Test”. Incorporated in 1867, Redwood City is home to the San Mateo County History Museum (located in the county’s old courthouse) and the only active deep water port within the south bay of San Francisco.
Family Friendly Events Year Round
The city’s vibrant downtown, quickly becoming known as the entertainment hub of the San Francisco Peninsula, offers residents, visitors, and businesses a unique retail, entertainment, and restaurant experience. There is something for everyone in Redwood City!
With beautiful parks, good schools and a strong sense of community, there is something for everyone in Redwood City. The Redwood City School District includes five California Gold Ribbon schools for K-8 children. Showcasing its cultural diversity, more than 35 languages are spoken at home by children from the RCSD! The public high school in Redwood City, Redwood High School, is in the Sequoia Union High School District. You can verify which high school you are assigned to by clicking here.
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