About Campbell

Located in the West Valley of Santa Clara County, Campbell is a delightful community where tradition and progress combine in a successful blend. Named for prominent civic leader and rancher Benjamin Campbell of the 1850’s, this city is today a thriving and growing community of more than 39,000. Campbell was home to three major canneries in the late 1800’s, including the J.C. Ainsley Packing Company, the Hyde Cannery, and the Payne Cannery. The most famous owner was J.C. Ainsley, and his name adorns a park in Campbell located between Harrison Avenue & the railroad tracks.

Campbell was incorporated as a city in 1952 and features one of the more lively downtown districts in the region. Excellent restaurants, pubs, jewelry shops, clothing stores, and personal service boutiques adorn the historic district. VTA light rail runs through the heart of the downtown Campbell district and provides access to Downtown San Jose as well as the Caltrain system. During the summer nights, Campbell is host to a weekly concert series in the park that draws residents from nearby neighborhoods into the downtown.
The City of Campbell has its own 95008 zip code and is served by the Campbell Union School District and the Campbell Union High School District. The combination of two vibrant shopping and districts and the high-quality schools in the region make Campbell a desirable place to live. Campbell is and island of residential neighborhoods as well as small business establishments within Silicon Valley.


Campbell lists 11 neighborhood associations: Campbell Community Center, Campbell Village, Central Hazelwood, Downtown Campbell, Four C’s, Hamann Park, Pruneyard-Dry Creek, San Tomas Area, San Tomas West, Westmont, and Westchester.

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Campbell Utilities

Electricity/GasPG &
Water & SewerSan Jose Water Co. and West Valley Sanitation408-279-7900City of Campbell Water and Sewer Services
Garbage & RecyclingWest Valley Collection and Recycling408-283-9250City of Campbell Garbage & Recycling Services and West Valley Collection and Recycling
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Long DistanceAT &
Fire/MedicalSanta Clara County Fire
PoliceCampbell Police
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