Contra Costa County

Contra Costa County

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Contra Costa County

Welcome to Contra Costa County, one of California’s fastest growing and most accessable in the San Francisco Bay Area. Enjoy Walnut Creek, located in the central part of the county for fine dining and shopping, and visit historic Danville with its tree lined streets and boutique shopping. Martinez is home to the county seat where locals enjoy fishing at the pier or taking in a day hike in the surrounding golden hills. The abundant possibilities for accommodations, sightseeing, entertainment, dining, shopping, meetings, attractions and natural beauty are here for you to enjoy. Contra Costa County, with its temperate climate and wide-open spaces is one of the Bay Area’s best places to reside. Enjoy the scenic outdoors and the extensive open space trail system — an enjoyable venue for mountain bikers and hikers, horse back riding and running.

Bridges, freeways, waterways and rail systems link the county to every part of the Bay Area making access convenient and easy. The winning location of Contra Costa County is an advantage tol visitors and residents alike and is a just short drive from the Wine Country to the Northwest, San Francisco, Oakland and Marin County to the West, Gold Country to the Northeast and Alameda County and Amador Valley to the South.