Welcome to Atherton, California!
Located in San Mateo County, the quiet, scenic town of Atherton (pop. 7,194) is the second wealthiest community in America, with a per capita income of $112,408.
Atherton boasts gorgeous views of the local forest land and the San Francisco Bay. The town was named after hide and tallow trader Faxon Atherton. The 22-acre Holbrook-Palmer Park can be booked for weddings, corporate banquets and other social gatherings.
Atherton Real Estate
Buy a home in Atherton.
A guide to Atherton restaurants.
Headlines from local newspapers and Atherton area radio and television stations.
Outdoor Kitchens and Patio Design
Hotel with Jacuzzi Tubs and Free Breakfast