Pleasanton, California

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Pleasanton
Pleasanton sign on Main Street
Pleasanton sign on Main Street
Motto(s): 
The City of Planned Progress
Location of Pleasanton within Alameda County, California.
Location of Pleasanton within Alameda County, California.
Pleasanton is located in California
Pleasanton
Pleasanton
Location in California
Pleasanton is located in the United States
Pleasanton
Pleasanton
Pleasanton (the United States)
Coordinates: 37°39′45″N 121°52′29″W / 37.66250°N 121.87472°W / 37.66250; -121.87472Coordinates: 37°39′45″N 121°52′29″W / 37.66250°N 121.87472°W / 37.66250; -121.87472
Country United States
State California
CountyAlameda
IncorporatedJune 18, 1894[1]
Government
 • TypeCouncil–manager
 • MayorKarla Brown[2]
 • State SenateSteve Glazer (D)[3]
 • State AssemblyCatharine Baker (R)[4]
 • U.S. CongressEric Swalwell (D)[5]
Area
 • Total24.27 sq mi (62.85 km2)
 • Land24.12 sq mi (62.47 km2)
 • Water0.15 sq mi (0.38 km2)  0.63%
Elevation351 ft (107 m)
Population
 • Total79,871
 • Density3,300/sq mi (1,300/km2)
Time zoneUTC−8 (PST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−7 (PDT)
ZIP Codes
94566, 94568, 94588
Area code(s)925
FIPS code06-57792
GNIS feature IDs277578, 2411441
Websitewww.cityofpleasantonca.gov

Pleasanton is a city in Alameda County, California, incorporated in 1894. It is a suburb in the San Francisco Bay Area. It is about 25 miles (40 km) east of Oakland, and 6 miles (9.7 km) west of Livermore. The population was 70,285 at the 2010 census.

Pleasanton was ranked number 4 in USA Today's list of "America's 50 best cities to live in" in 2014,[9] number 63 in Money's list of "The Best Places to Live" in 2010,[10] and was named one of "Americans' Top Hometown Spots" in the United States in 2009 by Forbes.[11] Pleasanton was named the third richest city in terms of earnings in the United States by NerdWallet in 2013.[12]

References[change | change source]

  1. "California Cities by Incorporation Date". California Association of Local Agency Formation Commissions. Archived from the original (Word) on November 3, 2014. Retrieved March 27, 2013.
  2. "Mayor and City Council". City of Pleasanton. Retrieved August 14, 2019.
  3. "Senators". State of California. Retrieved March 18, 2013.
  4. "Members Assembly". State of California. Retrieved March 18, 2013.
  5. "California's 15th Congressional District - Representatives & District Map". Civic Impulse, LLC.
  6. "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 1, 2020.
  7. "Pleasanton". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  8. "U.S. Census Bureau QuickFacts: Pleasanton city, California". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved September 26, 2021.
  9. "America's 50 best cities to live in". USA TODAY. Retrieved 2018-02-25.
  10. "Best Places to Live: #63". Money. August 2010.
  11. Bruner, Jon (March 25, 2009). "Americans' Top Hometown Spots". Forbes.
  12. Raghavan, Divya (April 29, 2013). "The 100K Club: America's Highest-Earning Cities". Nerdwallet.com. Archived from the original on June 21, 2013. Retrieved July 19, 2013.

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