Welcome to Atherton, CA!

Located on the San Francisco Peninsula just north of Stanford University, Atherton is home to a cosmopolitan population of successful professionals and nationally prominent figures in government, industry, sports and the arts. The population has remained relatively stable for more than two decades and is expected to remain close to the current level of approximately 8,000 through the year 2000. Atherton is truly unique community, one whose residents enjoy the advantages of a small town in the midst of one of the nation's most attractive metropolitan areas, with all the cultural, recreational and economic opportunities it offers.

Official Town of Atherton Page