Incorporated on July 1, 1983, the City of San Ramon is located on 14 square miles of the San Ramon Valley approximately 25 miles east of the City of Oakland in the San Francisco Bay Area. The San Ramon Valley has long been considered one of the most desirable living areas in the Bay Area because of its scenic beauty, good climate, excellent schools and parks, and proximity to the Bay Area’s major employment centers.
It is one of the San Francisco Bay Area’s premier residential communities. They are committed to continued economic growth and ensuring that San Ramon preserves the exceptional quality of life for which our City is known.
The City encompasses a major regional employment center, Bishop Ranch, which is home to over 200 companies, including Global 500 companies such as ChevronTexaco, Bank of America, IBM, and SBC. Over 21,000 office workers commute daily to the employment center, and 16,000 jobs are expected to be added over the next 15 years.