About Dublin, CA
Dublin bills itself as “The New American Backyard.” From a modest population of about 14,350 in 1982, Dublin has grown to a city of over 63,000 residents. One of the fastest growing cities in Alameda County, Dublin is projected to have a total population of 75,000 at its fully developed peak.
A very forward-thinking town, Dublin offers many different types of housing. Special projects include affordable housing apartments designed in particular for military members and veterans. Townhomes have been build close to transit and shopping. Downtown Dublin even has free wi-fi.
City leaders have focused on diversity. The city’s location at the crossroads of Highways 580 and 680 and its two BART stations haveattracted many large corporations, particularly high tech.
There are lots and lots of shops and restaurants here and the many offered cuisines make dining an internationally-flavored experience. Sports fields and a new swim center complete with two pools and waterslides add to the many community amenities.
What We Like About Dublin
- The annual St. Patrick’s Day Festival is a two-day event harkening back to the city’s Irish roots is not to be missed. Food, drink, bagpipes, three stages of music and shopping creates a treasured community tradition.
- The Ghosts of Dublin brings history to life with Halloween-season tours that include an educational and eerie flashlight cemetery tour.
- McNamara’s Steak and Chop House for its upscale, yet comfortable atmosphere.
- Burma! Burma! Restaurant for its green tea salad.