According to San Jose Magazine Almaden Valley is considered one of the best places to live in Silicon Valley. Being one of the most attractive San Jose residential neighborhoods, the South San Jose Community of Almaden is highly distinguished by hillside views and considered “one of the most gorgeous landscapes in America,” according to the Greenbelt Alliance.
Almaden is frequently referred to as Almaden Valley. The neighborhood of Almaden Valley is located in the southwestern portion of San Jose. The beautiful Almaden Valley neighborhood is west of Santa Teresa, south east of the town of Los Gatos, and at the southern end of Blossom Valley. Almaden rests between rolling hills and the Santa Cruz Mountains. The peak of Mount Umunhum is located to the west and is recognized by the box that sits at the top of the summit.
Almaden boasts the prestigious 95120 zip code. The Almaden neighborhood, according to census data, is home to estimated 37,000–40,000 residents. Almaden is considered an upper class community and a family oriented neighborhood. Almaden is known for its highly acclaimed and distinguished schools. Many Almaden homes are owned by Silicon Valley executives and local professionals. Almaden parks and trails are naturally beautiful and the home of many species of wildlife.
Almaden is also the home of the Almaden Golf & Country Club – the host of many LPGA Tournaments.
Almaden Valley got its name from the Almaden Mine in Spain. In 1975 the old quicksilver mines were closed and became Almaden Quicksilver County Park which is one of Almaden Valley’s public recreational sites. The Almaden Quicksilver Park boasts plenty of hiking and biking trails and a spectacular wildflower display during the springtime.
Another very popular recreational site is Almaden Lake Park. It is the only city park in South San Jose that has a sand beach and swim area.
Almaden Valley is a great place to live and play.
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