About Saratoga

Like most of Silicon Valley, Saratoga’s early days are linked to agriculture, mainly fruit orchards and vineyards. The city was transformed throughout the 1900s, and orchards were replaced by residential neighborhoods.

The City of Saratoga is an attractive residential community with a small-town vibe. Known for its high quality of life, excellent schools and distinctive businesses, Saratoga holds a special place in the hearts of residents and visitors alike. Saratoga has a vibrant art scene and a wealth of activities available to residents and visitors, and is home to some distinctive destinations. The local Saratoga schools continually rank as some of the best in the region from kindergarten through 12th grade.

Saratoga is known for its charming downtown village, beautiful city parks, and award-winning wineries. Saratoga has a population of approximately 30,000 and strives to maintain the elements of its natural beauty and colorful past through careful zoning policies and historic preservation.

Among places to visit within Saratoga are the 18-acre Hakone Gardens as well as the historic Villa Montalvo. The Mountain Winery is a popular venue for concerts year-round.


Saratoga is located in the 95070 zip code, and the majority of homes in the area are single family homes located on larger lots. There are some condominiums and townhomes located in the downtown area and also on the outskirts of the town.

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Saratoga Utilities

Electricity/GasPG &
WaterSan Jose Water
GarbageWest Valley Collection and Recycling408-283-9250Garbage & Recycling
Phone LocalAT &
Long DistanceAT &
FireSanta Clara County Fire
PoliceSanta Clara County Sheriff’s Office West Valley Patrol Division408-868-6600Saratoga Sheriff Info
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