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Walnut creek

Walnut Creek. (pronunciation: hualnat crik) (Arroyo de la Nuez) is a suburban community founded in 1849


Located several kilometers from the city of Oakland in the San Francisco Bay Area in California, United States. It lies in the East Bay region and serves as a business and entertainment hub for central Contra Costa County with its larger neighbor Concord.

In the 2010 census it had 64,173 residents and was incorporated as a city on October 21, 1914. The mayor is Cindy Silva. His nickname is "The Creek" (The Stream). It has a station on the BART subway system.


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The Contra Costa County Library manages the Walnut Creek Library and the Ygnacio Valley Library.

Public schools

Walnut Creek residents attend schools in 5 school districts: Walnut Creek (K-8), Acalanes Union High School (9-12), Lafayette (K-8), San Ramon Valley Unified (K-12), and Mt. Diablo Unified (K-12). However, neither the San Ramon Valley Unified District nor the Lafayette District schools are within the city limits. Students from the Walnut Creek district automatically transfer to the Acalanes district when they begin their 9th grade.

Walnut Creek School District

  • Buena Vista Elementary (elementary)
  • Indian Valley Elementary (elementary)
  • Murwood Elementary (elementary)
  • Parkmead Elementary (elementary)
  • Walnut Heights Elementary (elementary)
  • Walnut Creek Intermediate (intermediate)

Acalanes Union High School District

  • Las Lomas High School (secondary)
  • Acalanes Center for Independent Study
  • Del Oro High (continuation high school)

Mt. Diablo Unified School District

  • Bancroft Elementary (elementary)
  • Valle Verde Elementary (elementary)
  • Walnut Acres Elementary (elementary)
  • Eagle Peak Montessori (charter elementary school)
  • Foothill Middle (medium)
  • Northgate High (secondary)

Economy and activities

Two major hospitals are located in Walnut Creek: the Kaiser Medical Center and the John Muir Medical Center. Broadway Plaza is a shopping center located in the center of the city. The city center tries to cater to buyers from surrounding areas. The Dean Lesher Center for the Arts presents theater acts.


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