First settled in the 1890s as a rural farming community, Pleasant Hill, California still retains its country charm with rolling hills and several parks.
Located in Contra Costa County, this East Bay city has a downtown area that opened in 2000. Several new businesses line this pedestrian-friendly area and hundreds of new jobs have followed, making this a popular destination for renting apartments.
Several regional trails for jogging, hiking, bicycling, and skating pass through the city. In addition, Briones Regional Park features grassy hills and vast canyons on 6,117 acres.
Near I-680 and a BART station, commuting the 26 miles to nearby San Francisco is easy. But with Diablo Valley College, JFK University, and several shopping districts, Pleasant Hill is more than a suburb. It is possible to live, work, and play in Pleasant Hill, so be sure to check this dynamic location for your next apartment rental.