Founded in 1869, Livermore is California’s oldest wine region, framed by award-winning wineries, farm lands, and ranches that mirror the valley’s western heritage. Located in Alameda County, the City of Livermore (pop. 91,411) encompasses 26.44 square miles and is the easternmost city in the San Francisco Bay Area; the gateway to the Central Valley. Protection by the coastal range provides the Livermore Valley with a mild climate that enhances the pursuit of a more relaxed, less congested lifestyle.
Livermore's arts, culture, western heritage, and vibrant wine industry provide a unique blend to this special community. Historic Downtown Livermore is enjoying a renaissance, reestablishing the downtown as the city’s preeminent shopping, dining, entertainment, and cultural district with a 10-screen cinema and a 500-seat performing arts center. With the addition of several residential projects and a pedestrian-oriented environment, the City is establishing an active urban living experience in the Valley.