Located in the northern Santa Clara Valley, named for its views of the Santa Cruz Mountains, Mountain View is a city situated in the heart of Silicon Valley, a city where the innovation and technology industry thrives.
What makes Mountain View so unique?
Is home to many of the world's largest high-tech corporations and institutions, most notably Google and NASA's Moffett Field. Mountain View is home to numerous parks and trails that are perfect for a variety of outdoor activities, the city's location in the Santa Clara Valley provides protection from the Pacific Ocean, resulting in warmer temperatures than locations closer to the coast.
The community & appeal
A diverse community with a lifestyle highly desirable for its family-friendly environment, with numerous community activities and events. The city prides itself on its diversity and a reputation for being tech-savvy and progressive. From its origins as a stagecoach stop, it grew to a large suburb with a pedestrian-friendly downtown with a wide range of restaurants and shops, and its annual festivals celebrating different cultures.
In addition to its technology companies and cultural attractions, Mountain View is also known for its excellent schools. The city is served by the Mountain View-Los Altos Union High School District, which includes two high schools that are ranked among the best in the state. The city is also known for its parks and pleasant outdoor areas and many notable features including Shoreline Amphitheatre and Shoreline Park which stretches along the northern shore of San Francisco Bay.
Some interesting facts
With a population of over 80.000, it is one of the most populous suburbs in the San Francisco Bay Area. Mountain View is a great place to start a business due to its strong economy and supportive environment for entrepreneurs, there are many resources available for new businesses and start-ups, including incubators, accelerators, and co-working spaces. The city also has a number of events and programs that support start-ups, such as the Mountain View Start-up Week. Mountain View, California has a microclimate that is characterized by warm, dry summers and cool, wet winters. The city experiences an average of 300 days of sunshine per year, making it one of the sunniest places in the United States.
The city is also conveniently located near several airports including the San Jose International Airport, San Francisco International Airport, and the Palo Alto Airport.
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