Located in Marin County, Mill Valley is only about 14 miles from San Francisco and just across the world-famous Golden Gate Bridge and at the base of Mount Tamalpais.
With a population of only about 14,000 people, Mill Valley still has a small town feel. In 2005, it was ranked 10th among the best places to live in the United States.
If you love the outdoors, Mill Valley could be the perfect home for you. Other than Mount Tamalpais, Mill Valley has a plethora of outdoor activities, including the Golden Gate National Recreational Area, which is just to the south. There are also hundreds of acres of state, federal and county parks, as well as open space reserves and coastal habitats. There are several nature trails, including one with 688 steps in just three flights. Who needs a gym?
True to its small town feel, Mill Valley is an artist community, with plenty of art galleries, coffee shops and festivals.
Mill Valley is or was home to a number of celebrities, including Dana Carvey, Peter Coyote, Kathleen Quinlan, Jill Eikenberry, Sammy Hagar, Janis Joplin, Hewey Lewis, Bonnie Raitt, Bob Weir, Jerry Garcia and even John Lennon. The 1973 film American Graffiti was partly filmed in Mill Valley.
Not surprisingly, Mill Valley is expensive. The median sales price for a home is $1.4 million and the median monthly rent is $5,500.
Mill Valley is rainier than most of the Bay Area, with nearly 40 inches of rain, most falling during the winter. Still, Mill Valley boasts of 255 sunny days a year, compared to just 205 for the rest of the country. In July, temperatures top out in the mid 80s on average, and in the winter, lows average about 40 degrees.
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