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Nestled between the Santa Cruz Mountains and San Francisco Bay, Mountain View is a diverse community, ideally located in the heart of the Silicon Valley (10 miles north of San Jose and 35 miles south of San Francisco). At just over 12 square miles, the city is home to approximately 75,000 residents, many nationally and internationally known corporations, and a thriving small business base.
Castro Street in Mountain View’s downtown corridor provides residents with a fresh downtown feel, with vibrant and hip restaurants, stores and cafes.
Mountain View prides itself on providing excellent public services and facilities that meet the needs of a caring and diverse community in a financially responsible manner. While leading the region in innovation and ideas, the city remains committed to the traditional values of strong neighborhoods and citizen involvement. Mountain View boasts strong safety and public education records and is considered one of the best places to live in the Bay Area.
Among many fun facts about Mountain View is the fact that the first silicon integrated circuit –IC — was created in Mountain View by Shockley Semiconductor at 391 San Antonio Road, Mountain View in 1956.
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