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Castro Valley is located in Alameda County. The community is close to San Leandro and Hayward. Homes for rent will give a resident access to a wholesome variety of venues. Renters can eat at the Tofu House, China Bowl Restaurant, Koyomi Sushi and many more. Residents have a chance to relax at Willow Park Public Golf Course, Parsons Park, Castro Valley Community Park and the Agua Linda Swimming Pool. The Castro Valley Library is an excellent place for readers to explore. When residents are finished reading, they can patronize stores in the city. Shoppers can head over to the Castro Village Shopping Center and enjoy the center's amenities. There are also many areas that seek to contribute to the common good. Religious renters can go to The Neighborhood Church, Redwood Chapel Community Church, Congregation Shir Ami and Holy Cross Episcopal Church, among others. 

Historical Facts About Castro Valley

  • Ranches were an important part of Castro Valley's early history. Hide and tallow are some of the staple goods that were sold.
  • The Valley owes its name to Guillermo Castro, a former soldier in the Mexican army. Mexico's independence from Spain lead to the distribution of large tracts of land to individuals. Castro received the area of what's today known as Castro Valley.
  • The end of the 19th century saw new developments in Castro Valley. Land was divided and used as fruit orchards and dairy farms.
  • The Works Progress Administration, a New Deal program, created the Adobe Arts Center in Castro Valley.
  • The period following WWII saw an significant increase in the population of Castro Valley.

Resources for Renters

  • Renters should visit Alameda County's official website. It helps residents find information about health and public safety, government and business.
  • Castro Valley Unified School District's website will help parents learn about education in their new community. The site provides information on the district, board of education and other relevant facts about the school district.