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Contra Costa County is located in the Bay Area, extending from the San Francisco Bay to the western edge of California’s Central Valley. Our county encompasses a range of urban, suburban and rural communities, making it a unique and dynamic place to practice.

The county seat, Martinez, is located 30 miles east of San Francisco. Surrounded by water and regional open space preserves, downtown Martinez has a number of preserved historic buildings and antique shops.

Richmond is located in the county’s western urban region, which lies along the Bay adjacent to the cities of Berkeley and Oakland. One of the country’s most diverse cities, Richmond offers a vibrant arts community, a beautiful waterfront and seriously good eats.

Other cities in Contra Costa County include Antioch, Concord, Pittsburg, and Walnut Creek.

The demographics of Contra Costa are:

44.6% White

25.4% Latino

17.1% Asian

9.6%   Black

1.6%  Other


Bay Trail

Ryse Center

East Bay Regional Parks

Richmond Confidential

East Bay Times

Richmond Art Center

Pleasant picture of a drawbridge in a field.
Flags on the side of sidewalks
Enjoyable mural of celebration.
People in a bar.
Food Truck
Plate of food.
Friendly picture of a storefront
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