About Concord, CA
A population of more than 122,000 makes Concord the largest city in Contra Costa County—and the eighth larest city in the San Francisco Bay Area.
With a history that dates back to its founding in 1869, the Concord of today is a major East Bay suburb with an impressive list of community awards. Concord has been named as the best place in California to raise a family and has been designated a Tree City USA for 33 consecutive years.
Concord has succeeded in blending its early Calfornia heritage with modern development. As a result, its residents enjoy quiet neighborhoods, a well-supported parks network, convenient shopping, a high-rise business center, abundant open space and a vibrant downtown business core centered on the historic Todos Santos Plaza.
Concord familes are served by the Mount Diablo Unified School District, one of the largest school districts in the state. Schools in Concord include Mountain View Elementary, El Dorado Middle School, a d Concord High School.
What We Like About Concord
- There is a lot to do here, from the Live Nation venue and the Concord Pavilion to the adorable Pixi Playland Amusement Part and waterslides in the center of town.
- Dedicated in 1869 by Concord’s pioneer founders, Todos Santos Plaza is the primary community gathering place and a site for concerts, a popular farmers market and festivals.
- The Todos Santos Music and Market concert series has been going strong for 30 years. The festival combines evening live performances that follow farmers market days on Tuesday and Thursdays.