City of Newark

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(510) 578-4267

The City of Newark is located in Southern Alameda County at the east end of the Dumbarton Bridge, 30 miles south of Oakland, 15 miles north of San Jose, and on the edge of Silicon Valley. Newark was incorporated as a General Law City in 1955 and has a Council/Manager form of government. Newark’s population is approximately 49,149 with an encompassed area of approximately 13 square miles. Newark enjoys Bay Area benefits while maintaining a small-town atmosphere.

The City has evolved throughout the years from its days enriched in agriculture, manufacturing, and railroad transportation to today’s expansion of high-tech, biotech, and the health sciences, primarily as a result of the development of Silicon Valley.  Although Newark has grown significantly, the community prides itself on being able to keep a small, hometown charm.

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