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Welcome to Lafayette

Nestled among the picturesque East Bay Hills, Lafayette, California, boasts a tranquil and rural ambiance, with a blend of charming homes and small ranches. The landscape is adorned with oak trees, pyracantha bushes, and horse trails coexisting alongside modern amenities like swimming pools and tennis courts. The residential areas, shaded by a canopy of trees, encircle a bustling downtown core featuring a mix of smaller homes, apartments, schools, churches, a library, and a thriving business district that caters to the needs and conveniences of contemporary life.

Located in central Contra Costa County, Lafayette finds itself in one of California's rapidly growing regions. The city is intersected by Highway 24, which connects with Interstate 680 near its eastern border, providing vital access to the west, north, and south. Lafayette is celebrated for its quiet sophistication, its accessibility to the greater Bay Area, and the excellence of its educational institutions.

Residents and visitors alike can enjoy the Lafayette Reservoir, a local gem ideal for fishing, leisurely strolls, and relaxation. The city also boasts a network of hiking and biking trails that wind through its scenic terrain, complemented by peaceful residential streets. Meanwhile, the inviting downtown district beckons with opportunities for leisurely browsing and fine dining, adding to the charm of this East Bay community.

Things to do in Lafayette


Lafayette Reservoir 



Headlands Brewing Company