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Castro Valley
Alameda County, California

ZipCodes
94546, 94552




Page Contents for Castro Valley, California

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Government

Chamber of Commerce.

Community news

Organizations, Churches, and Sports.

Libraries.

Schools.

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The California state capital is Sacramento.
The population of Castro Valley is approximately 57,219 (2000), 61388 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 19,682 (1990), 22348 (2010).
The amount of land area in Castro Valley is 34.343 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Castro Valley is 15.8 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.267 sq kilometers.
The distance from Castro Valley to Washington DC is 2556 miles.
The distance to the California state capital is 64 miles. (as the crow flies)
Castro Valley is positioned 37.71 degrees north of the equator and 122.06 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Castro Valley per capita income is 20,307.
Castro Valley median income is $ 54,934.

Location

13 miles south of Oakland; 27 miles southeast of San Francisco. Here is a map page for Castro Valley.
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History & History Related Items

A history page for Castro Valley.

The early inhabitants of the area were the Costanoan Indians. Castro Valley was named for Don Guillermo Castro who settled in the area in the 1800's. He was a soldier and a surveyor with the Mexican army in the area. He received a land grant of 27,000 acres. The area covers what is now Castro Valley and Hayward.
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Attractions

Learn more about Castro Valley at this informative site.

Things to do in Castro Valley.
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Castro Valley City Government

Castro Valley receives its public safety services from the County of Alameda. You can contact the County Sheriff at (510) 667-7721 or 9-1-1 for emergencies


Castro Valley Municipal Advisory Council
advisory body to the county supervisor.


Alameda County homepage.

County Administration Building
1221 Oak Street
Oakland, CA 94612



Castro Valley Community Center
18988 Lake Chabot Rd.
Castro Valley, California 94546-2932
Phone: 510-881-6737


Hayward Area Senior Center
22325 N 3rd St
Castro Valley, CA 94546-6903
Phone: 510-881-6766

Castro Valley Chamber

Castro Valley Chamber of Commerce
3467 Castro Valley Blvd
Castro Valley, CA 94546
Phone: 510-537-5300

Castro Valley Community News

Somewhere, there is a student who needs your help
SIB pairs students with individuals from various cultural and professional backgrounds in one-to-one mentoring relationships. The mentors help the students broaden their views, guide them to challenging and rigorous course work, help the students keep the vision of opportunity that exits for them and motivate them to persevere in the midst of many distractions. Mentors spend approximately 4-6 hours/month with their student over a 10-month period. The mentoring programs are currently taking place in Alameda and Contra Costa counties. Please join the wonderful team of current mentors who share three gifts among other things: Time, Trust and Friendship, and make a difference in the life of a student. Currently, we have 600 students waiting to get matched with a mentor.
For Information, call Kathy Morrison at 1-888-232-6368 (toll-free) or visit our website at www.beamentor.org

Castro Valley Organizations

Castro Valley Chamber of Commerce
3467 Castro Valley Blvd
Castro Valley, CA 94546
Phone: 510-537-5300

Castro Valley Libraries

Castro Valley Library
20055 Redwood Rd.
Castro Valley, CA 94546
Phone: (510) 670-6280
TDD (510) 881-2863


Alameda County Library

Castro Valley Schools

Canyon Middle School


Castro Valley High School
19400 Santa Maria Ave.
Castro Valley, CA 94546-3400
Phone: 510-537-5910


Castro Valley Unified District
4400 Alma Ave
Castro Valley, CA 94546-3104
Phone: 510-537-3000 Castro Valley

Miscellany

Castro Valley is currently the largest un-incorporated community in the State of California.

The population of Castro Valley was:
1997 - 48,619
2000 - 57,219


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