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Los Altos Hills

Los Altos Hills is a premier Silicon Valley residential community located adjacent to the City of Los Altos. Incorporated in 1956, It is one of the wealthiest towns in the San Francisco Bay Area and in the country. Two Los Altos Hills ZIP codes appeared on the 2015 Forbes list of America's most expensive ZIP codes, with 94022 ranked the 11th most expensive and 94024 ranked the 57th most expensive.

Residents enjoy an incredible setting and views, close access to Stanford University & Sand Hill Road, with excellent public schools nearby. Los Altos Hills is an incorporated town in Santa Clara County, California. The population was 7,922 at the 2010 census.

Los Altos Hills has a ban on commercial zones, the town's only retail commercial operation is the book store on the campus of Foothill College. The town does not have a post office or library, with mail delivery provided from nearby Los Altos.

The town's zoning regulations require a minimum lot size of one acre, setbacks from the property boundary, and easements for public pathways. The town government contracts with Santa Clara County for police and fire services, making it a so-called "contract city" under California law.


The Town of Los Altos Hills was incorporated on January 27, 1956. Before then, residential development was constrained by numerous factors, including lack of a dependable water supply. Water from wells and creek beds was safe, but not always adequate. Headwaters for Hale, Adobe, Barron, Matadero, Purissima, and Deer Creeks are generated in local foothills characterized by heavily wooded banks and often-impenetrable areas of poison oak and chaparral. Homes and farms were usually on large acreage. The overall personality of the region was distinctly rural. In 1956, the many advocates for incorporating the City, to be known as "The Town of Los Altos Hills," were singularly dedicated to "preservation of the rural atmosphere of the foothills." Town founders formalized the Town's guiding principles in a document called the "Green Sheets." While many changes have taken place in the intervening years, most of the pleasant country aspects of the Town remain as new housing is constructed to accommodate the needs and lifestyles of today's residents.

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