Introduction to Pleasant Hill, California
Pleasant Hill, California is 2 miles SW of Concord, California (center to center) and 15 miles NE of Oakland, California. It is in Contra Costa county. The city is part of the Oakland metro area. The population of Pleasant Hill is 32,837.
Pleasant Hill History
The area that is now known as City of Pleasant Hill grew from farmland into a bedroom community during World War II. The residents of Pleasant Hill voted to incorporate in 1961. In the early 1970s, the City of Pleasant Hill explored various ways to achieve its vision and finally, in 1974, it adopted the Pleasant Hill Commons Redevelopment Plan. This was authorized by the state Community Redevelopment Law.
Pleasant Hill and nearby Attractions
- Martinez Museum
- Golden Hills Park
- Hidden Valley Park
- Nancy Boyd Memorial Park
- Waterfront Park
- Pleasant Hill Park
Things To Do In Pleasant Hill
Places like Waterworld and Lindsay wildlife museum are situated within 2 miles of the city. There are many shopping arcades in the city which are packed with various shops, restaurants and cafes. The city is also environmentally rich with many local parks situated nearby.
Pleasant Hill Transportation
SF International Airport is the nearest international airport.
Pleasant Hill Higher Education
Diablo Valley College serves the city's educational needs.