Located in Alameda County, Castro Valley is home to Lake Chabot, the San Lorenzo creek and is surrounded by the neighboring East Bay cities of San Leandro, Hayward, Dublin, Pleasanton and San Ramon in the San Francisco Bay Area. Nestled in the canyons, Castro Valley offers ranches, parks and trails along with dining and entertainment downtown, featuring gourmet restaurants, shopping, the Chabot Cinema and more.
With a population of just over 60,000, Castro Valley is the largest unincorporated area throughout Alameda County. The predominantly residential community is known for its annual rodeo, community events and rich history in ranching. The rolling hills and canyons of Castro Valley offer unobstructed views of the East Bay and is just a short commute to San Francisco.