Menlo Park

About Menlo Park

Menlo Park was founded in 1854 and is named after the founders’, Dennis J. Oliver and D. C. McGlynn, old home in Menlough on Lough Corib, County Galway, Ireland. They erected a huge gate to mark the entrance to their property, with the name MENLO PARK printed on it. That gate is now a California State landmark.

Menlo Park is a city at the eastern edge of San Mateo County in the San Francisco Bay Are of California, in the United States. It is bordered by San Francisco Bay on the north and east; East Palo Alto, Palo Alto, and Stanford to the south; Atherton, North Fair Oaks, and Redwood City to the west. Menlo Park is one of the most educated cities in the state of California and the United States; nearly 70% of residents over the age of 25 has earned a bachelor’s degree or higher. Menlo Park approximately 35,000 inhabitants according to the. Menlo Park is the site of Facebook’s main campus.

The city is proud of its many parks and recreational facilities, which consist of gymnasiums, swimming pools and a senior center. The city sponsors special events throughout the year to celebrate holidays and enjoy the respective seasons.

Menlo Park is the US financial center for venture capital. In addition to Facebook’s headquarters, other companies with offices in Menlo Park are SLAC Labs, Intuit, SRI technologies and several biotech firms.


Menlo park consists of 12 neighborhoods: Allier Arts & Downtown, Belle Haven, Central Menlo, Felton Gables, Flood Park, Linfield Oaks, Menlo Oaks, North Fair Oaks, Sharon Heights & Stanford Hills, Stanford Weekend Acres, The Willows and West Menlo.

Menlo Park’s primary 1 zip code: 94025. The town includes single family home, condominium, and townhome properties, but the areas in the Ravenswood and Redwood City school districts are primarily single-family home neighborhoods.

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Menlo Park Utilities

Electricity/GasPG &
WaterMenlo Park Municipal
Garbage & RecyclingMenlo Park Garbage & Recycling (Recology San Mateo County)
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Fire/MedicalSanta Clara County Fire
PoliceMenlo Park Police
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