Town of Atherton

Population
7,194
Employees
36
Job Classifications
32
Email
asuber@ci.atherton.ca.us
Phone
(650) 752-0500

Atherton (population 7,194) is an entirely residential community located on the Peninsula midway between San Francisco and San Jose. The Town has a rural appeal, dominated by heritage trees and quaint roadways. Atherton was incorporated in 1923 and is a general law city operating under a Council-Manager form of government with five elected Council Members and a full-time staff of 36. Atherton is a Town of approximately five square miles with 50 miles of streets.