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About Palo Alto

Located in the northern part of Santa Clara County, the City of Palo Alto has a beautiful blend of both tradition and modernism making for an undeniable charm coveted by residents and visitors alike. A close tie with Stanford University, helps Palo Alto understands the importance of a good education and is known for its high quality options for both private and public schools. Palo Alto is neighbored by cities like Menlo Park and Mountain View and helps make up the high-tech Silicon Valley. Companies like Hewlett-Packard, Sun Microsystems, and Pinterest all have had offices in Palo Alto. The city’s CalTrain station is one of the most frequented in the Bay Area, and Stanford’s free Marguerite Shuttle service connects riders to various locations around campus as well as local shopping and dining districts. This city’s charm also attracts thousands of visitors to its vibrant downtown area, which is home to some of the best shopping and dining options in Silicon Valley. Nearly one-third of the city’s 26 square miles is set aside as open space, containing more than 30 city-owned parks. Combined with the tree-lined residential districts of Palo Alto homes and Palo Alto rental apartments, this city has a distinct historic charm while still being a very modern town. Enhance your Palo Alto real estate search by adding by zip codes 94301, 94303, or 94306, and Find an Agent to help find your perfect Palo Alto home.

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