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Palo Alto, California charter city located in the northwest corner of Santa Clara County, in the San Francisco Bay Area of California. The city shares its borders with East Palo Alto, Mountain View, Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, Stanford, Portola Valley, and Menlo Park. It is named after a redwood tree called El Palo Alto.
The city includes portions of Stanford University, is headquarters to a number of Silicon Valley high-technology companies, including Hewlett-Packard, VMware, Tesla Motors, Ning, IDEO, Palantir Technologies, Facebook, and has served as an incubator to several other high-technology companies, such as Google, Logitech, Intuit, Sun Microsystems, PayPal.
As of the 2010 census, the city had a total population of 64,403 residents. Leland Stanford established Palo Alto when he established Stanford University, following the death of his son Leland Stanford Jr. on March 13, 1884.
Time frame is from Aug 2005 to Sep 2016
Postal City is ‘Palo Alto‘
Property Type is ‘Residential’
Property Sub Type is ‘Single Family Home‘
Status is ‘Sold’
Results calculated from approximately 4,900 listings
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