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About 16 miles from Oakland is the suburban city of Walnut Creek in California’s Contra Costa County. The area got its name after the first settlers here planted walnut trees, some of which grew close to a small creek.

Walnut Creek is known for its excellent dining options, wonderful climate and outdoor recreational opportunities that families enjoy.

As of the 2012 U.S. Census, Walnut Creek had a population of 65,695.

Like many other California cities, Walnut Creek experiences a Mediterranean climate with highs in the summer climbing as high as 100 and dropping to the 50s and 60s in the winter.

Attractions and Activities in Walnut Creek

Experience what life was like way back when at the Shadelands Ranch Historical Museum, which was built by pioneer Hiram Penniman. The redwood-framed home dates back to 1903 and displays historical artifacts, collections of old newspapers, photographs and government records.

Those that like hitting the links will want to check out Boundary Oak Golf Course where you can play 18 holes while you gaze across scenic views of Walnut Creek. You’re sure to appreciate the scenic views of the foothills of Mount Diablo as you play on one of the top-rated courses in Northern California. It was built in 1969 and designed by Robert Muir Graves. In addition to the course itself you’ll also find a pro shop, a driving range with 60 stalls and five practice putting greens.

Enjoy what nature has to offer at the Rush Bancroft Garden, which features a Southwest American garden design. It’s considered one of the best private gardens in North America and boasts rare cacti, succulents, palms and desert trees.

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When you’re ready to call this city your new home, you’ll need to find a Walnut Creek moving company. Allied Van Lines had 500 agents in North America and Canada and representatives in 34 countries around the globe, whether you’re moving from the U.S. or across the pond, Allied can help.

Full-service and fragile-only packing are favorite options among those relocating, but if you prefer to do the packing yourself, Allied can provide you with self-pack materials including boxes, dish barrels and stretch wrap for furniture. They’ll even assist with with disassembly and assembly and unpacking and clean-up services.

Drivers can access the city easily at the intersection of Highway 24 and Interstate 680, but if you’d prefer to use Allied’s vehicle transportation, you can fly into Oakland International Airport just about 24 miles away in Oakland, California.

Reviews from california Customers

  • Mary was very responsive and constantly worked with me. Forest was the driver and they were wonderful and they also loaded and unloaded my items.
  • I'm aware the price is a little higher than other companies so I might hesitateto recommend Allied Van Lines.
  • I've moved through Allied 4 times. From Chicago to California, in California twice and my final move here.
  • Allied Vans Lines are wonderful. I would recommend Allied to anyone and have been using them since 1993.
  • The driver was excellent. He made the packers come out and finish packing. The packers didn't finish the job; the driver called and had them come back.
  • There was not good communication between the coordinator and me. The crew arrive to load 3 hours early. The crew was very cooperative.
  • The quality, the timeliness and the care. The only reason it was a 9 was because the pricing was very high.
  • Allied had the best price from all the moving companies I surveyed and all in all it went pretty smooth.
  • I really liked the agent, Michelle who coordinated the move and the crew who loaded was very efficient.
  • I think out of all the moving companies we talked to Allied was the best. The overall moving experience was a good one.

Top Public Schools in walnut creek, california

Walnut Heights Elementary School



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Cost of Living in walnut creek, california

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Rent Index 60.07
Groceries Index 0
Restaurant Index 78.39
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