Walnut Creek, California

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Walnut Creek is a city in Contra Costa County, California, United States, located in the East Bay region of the San Francisco Bay Area, about 16 mi east of the city of Oakland.wikipedia
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East Bay

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Walnut Creek is a city in Contra Costa County, California, United States, located in the East Bay region of the San Francisco Bay Area, about 16 mi east of the city of Oakland.
Increased population has led to the growth of large edge cities such as Alameda, Concord, Emeryville, Fremont, Pleasanton, San Ramon and Walnut Creek.

Contra Costa County, California

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Walnut Creek is a city in Contra Costa County, California, United States, located in the East Bay region of the San Francisco Bay Area, about 16 mi east of the city of Oakland.
There are currently political fights over the potential redevelopment of the county seat (Martinez), with long term residents and many elsewhere in the county concerned that it will lose its remaining small-town charm and utility in an effort to become more like the county's major recreational shopping center of Walnut Creek.

Rossmoor, Walnut Creek, California

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There are three bands of Bay Miwok Indians associated with early Walnut Creek: the Saclan, whose territory extended through the hills east of present-day Oakland, Rossmoor, Lafayette, Moraga and Walnut Creek; the Volvon (also spelled Bolbon, Wolwon and Zuicun) near Mt. Diablo; and the Tactan located on the San Ramon Creek in Danville and Walnut Creek.
Rossmoor is a gated community in Walnut Creek, California, with a population of about 9,200.

Danville, California

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There are three bands of Bay Miwok Indians associated with early Walnut Creek: the Saclan, whose territory extended through the hills east of present-day Oakland, Rossmoor, Lafayette, Moraga and Walnut Creek; the Volvon (also spelled Bolbon, Wolwon and Zuicun) near Mt. Diablo; and the Tactan located on the San Ramon Creek in Danville and Walnut Creek.
Walnut Creek is 9 mi north, while Pleasanton is about 12 mi south.

Lafayette, California

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There are three bands of Bay Miwok Indians associated with early Walnut Creek: the Saclan, whose territory extended through the hills east of present-day Oakland, Rossmoor, Lafayette, Moraga and Walnut Creek; the Volvon (also spelled Bolbon, Wolwon and Zuicun) near Mt. Diablo; and the Tactan located on the San Ramon Creek in Danville and Walnut Creek.
Lafayette is situated between Walnut Creek, Moraga, and Orinda, and, together with the latter two towns, is considered locally as part of "Lamorinda".

Moraga, California

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There are three bands of Bay Miwok Indians associated with early Walnut Creek: the Saclan, whose territory extended through the hills east of present-day Oakland, Rossmoor, Lafayette, Moraga and Walnut Creek; the Volvon (also spelled Bolbon, Wolwon and Zuicun) near Mt. Diablo; and the Tactan located on the San Ramon Creek in Danville and Walnut Creek.
Other nearby cities include Walnut Creek, Oakland, San Francisco, Concord and Berkeley.

Pacheco, California

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With the coming of American settlers following the Mexican–American War, a small settlement called "The Corners" emerged, named because it was the place where roads from Pacheco and Lafayette met.
It is located 5.5 mi north of Walnut Creek, 19 mi miles northeast of Oakland, California, and 27 mi miles northeast of San Francisco.

California State Route 24

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With a total estimated population of 69,122, Walnut Creek serves as a hub for its neighboring cities because of its location at the junction of the highways from Sacramento and San Jose (I-680) and San Francisco/Oakland (SR-24) and its accessibility by BART.
A freeway throughout its entire length, it runs from the Interstate 580/Interstate 980 interchange (just east of the MacArthur Maze) in Oakland, and through the Caldecott Tunnel under the Berkeley Hills, to the Interstate 680 junction in Walnut Creek.

Antioch–SFO/Millbrae line

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Today, the Antioch–SFO/Millbrae line of the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) serves Walnut Creek with a station adjacent to Highway 680.
It serves 28 stations in Antioch, Pittsburg, Bay Point, Concord, Pleasant Hill, Walnut Creek, Lafayette, Orinda, Oakland, San Francisco, Daly City, Colma, South San Francisco, San Bruno, and Millbrae.

Interstate 680 (California)

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With a total estimated population of 69,122, Walnut Creek serves as a hub for its neighboring cities because of its location at the junction of the highways from Sacramento and San Jose (I-680) and San Francisco/Oakland (SR-24) and its accessibility by BART.
Junctions along this portion include I-580 in Dublin and SR 24 in Walnut Creek.

Rancho Arroyo de Las Nueces y Bolbones

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The grant was called Rancho Arroyo de Las Nueces y Bolbones, named after the principal waterway, Arroyo de las Nueces (Walnut Creek), as well as for the local group of indigenous Americans (Bolbones).
The grant was on the western slope of Mount Diablo and includes the present day city of Walnut Creek.

Walnut Creek station

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Today, the Antioch–SFO/Millbrae line of the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) serves Walnut Creek with a station adjacent to Highway 680. The city hosts two BART stations, Walnut Creek station and Pleasant Hill station (in the unincorporated area known as Contra Costa Centre Transit Village).
Walnut Creek is an elevated BART station in Walnut Creek, California, on the Antioch–SFO/Millbrae line of the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) system.

Ruth Bancroft Garden

The Ruth Bancroft Garden is a renowned botanical garden that showcases the diversity of plants that can be successfully grown.
It is located at 1552 Bancroft Road in Walnut Creek, California, USA.

Pleasant Hill/Contra Costa Centre station

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The city hosts two BART stations, Walnut Creek station and Pleasant Hill station (in the unincorporated area known as Contra Costa Centre Transit Village).
Pleasant Hill/Contra Costa Centre is a Bay Area Rapid Transit station serving the Contra Costa Centre Transit Village in Contra Costa Centre, California, just north of Walnut Creek and just east of Pleasant Hill.

California's 11th congressional district

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In the United States House of Representatives, Walnut Creek is located in California's 11th congressional district, represented by.
Cities in the district include Alamo, Antioch, Bay Point, Blackhawk, Clayton, Concord, Danville, Diablo, El Cerrito, El Sobrante, Kensington, Lafayette, Moraga, Orinda, Pittsburg, Pleasant Hill, San Pablo, Richmond and Walnut Creek.

Northgate High School (Walnut Creek, California)

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Northgate High School (NHS) is a public high school located in the suburban Northgate neighborhood of Walnut Creek, California, United States.

Las Lomas High School

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Las Lomas High School (LLHS) is a public high school in Walnut Creek, California, United States.

County Connection

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Central Contra Costa Transit Authority (County Connection/CCCTA) provides bus service throughout Walnut Creek and Contra Costa County at a modest cost.
In March 1980, the Central Contra Costa Transit Authority was created by a joint powers agreement between the cities of Clayton, Concord, Lafayette, Martinez, Pleasant Hill, Walnut Creek, the town of Moraga, and the County of Contra Costa.

Sacramento Northern Railway

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The mainline of the Sacramento Northern Railway passed through Walnut Creek.
The line then turned north to Moraga, past St Mary's, and thence northeasterly through Lafayette, Saranap, and the valley past Walnut Creek and to Concord and Pittsburg.

John Muir Health

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John Muir Health is a health care service headquartered in Walnut Creek, California and serving Contra Costa County, California and surrounding communities.

Bay Miwok

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There are three bands of Bay Miwok Indians associated with early Walnut Creek: the Saclan, whose territory extended through the hills east of present-day Oakland, Rossmoor, Lafayette, Moraga and Walnut Creek; the Volvon (also spelled Bolbon, Wolwon and Zuicun) near Mt. Diablo; and the Tactan located on the San Ramon Creek in Danville and Walnut Creek.

Iron Horse Regional Trail

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The East Bay Regional Park District's Iron Horse Trail, used by walkers, runners and bikers, runs over what were portions of that branch line.
The trail passes through the cities of Pleasanton, Dublin, San Ramon, Danville, Alamo, Walnut Creek, Pleasant Hill and Concord.

Gardens at Heather Farm

The 6 acre Gardens at Heather Farm are a relatively new set of gardens located in Walnut Creek, California, United States, with sweeping view of Mount Diablo, and open to the public 7 days a week during daylight hours.

San Ramon Valley

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Portions lie in both the San Ramon Valley and the Ygnacio Valley below the western slopes of Mount Diablo.
The cities of San Ramon and Danville, as well as the southern edge of Walnut Creek are located in the valley, as are the census-designated places (CDPs) of Alamo, Blackhawk, Camino Tassajara and Diablo.

Berean Christian High School (Walnut Creek, California)

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Berean Christian High School is a private, Christian coeducational high school in Walnut Creek, California, United States, serving ninth through twelfth.