Situated deep in the heart of northern California lays one of the most prosperous cities in the United States – Atherton. Rated as the second most affluent in the nation by Forbes magazine in 2010, the 94027 zip code of Atherton in San Mateo County is considered a “residential town” due to its peaceful absence of manufacturing and production. Atherton real estate is surrounded by the bustling city nightlife of Redwood City, Woodside and Menlo Park as well as a convenient 30-minute drive from San Francisco and San Jose
. The town upholds the firmest protocols to protect the natural allure of Atherton homes, but also for the security of the various distinguished private schools that surround it, such as Phillip Brooks, Sacred Heart Schools and Menlo School. To top it all off the city is enriched by a culture of earnest community involvement with groups such as the Atherton Civic Interest League, the Atherton Arts Committee and the Atherton Dames. Use our Find an Agent
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