Known as the Mission City, Santa Clara is a city Situated in the heart of Silicon Valley, recognized for its affordability and safety in the Bay Area. It has been voted as one of the ten All-American Cities in this new Millennium by The National Civic League.
What makes Santa Clara so unique?
The city has a rich history dating back to the Mission era. "The Mission City" was founded in 1852 and it has grown to become an internationally vibrant and diverse community with around 129 thousand residents. Santa Clara is home of SantaClara University, the oldest university in California, and Mission College, as well as California’s Great America Theme Park and Levi's® Stadium - home of the San Francisco 49ers. The city is located in the center of Silicon Valley and home to several high-tech companies such as Intel, Nvidia Corp and Applied Materials.
The community & appeal
The city is home to several parks and recreation facilities, including Central Park, Mission City Memorial Park, and Santa Clara Park. Santa Clara also has a public library, and an aquatics center. For those interested in the arts, the city offers the Santa Clara Convention Center, the Triton Museum of Art, and the Santa Clara Symphony. Santa Clara University provides residents with access to a number of cultural and educational opportunities.
The Santa Clara Unified School District has a long history of academic excellence. The district operates 49 schools, including elementary and high schools as well an alternative education program. Recognized as one of the top-performing districts in the nation, Santa Clara Unified is also a leader in environmental sustainability and has been recognized for its efforts to reduce its carbon footprint and promote green practices.
The Mediterranean climate of the city provides mild weather year-round, making it an ideal place for outdoor activities and leisure time.
Some interesting facts
SantaClara offers the Bay Area's lowest combined utility costs, up to 40% on electricity alone. With its affordability it has been rated among some nation’s most affordable cities for business.
The city is also conveniently located next to the San Jose International Airport.
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