Located in the shadow of Mount Diablo, Clayton was founded in 1857 and prospered during the coal mining boom of that time. Incorporated in 1964, it has more than doubled in size since then.
Clayton finds itself consistently placed among the nation’s “Top 100 Places to Live” according to CNN’s Money Magazine, which cites its low crime, high-quality schools, and culturally active community as main draws.
Local events include the annual Art and Wine Festival,, and the ever-popular Oktoberfest celebration. With plenty of local parks, off-leash areas, and trails for hikers, cyclists, and equestrians alike, Clayton is an easy place to love.
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