Information About Mill Valley

Jill Hill provides information about Mill Valley in Marin County California Originally a logging town, Mill Valley, CA takes its name from the sawmill located in Old Mill Park. A scenic railroad carried visitors up to the top of Mt. Tamalpais. The former railroad station is now a popular town square. The annual Dipsea foot race from Mill Valley to Stinson Beach takes place in June of each year. The Mill Valley Film Festival screens premier films. Muir Woods, a spectacular stand of old growth redwoods, is nearby. The Fall Arts Festival is held in Old Mill Park each September. Mill Valley real estate was mostly developed after World War II. Prior to then, it was a weekend retreat for San Franciscans. The hillside homes have a tranquil, woodsy setting. Views may be of San Francisco, Mt. Tamalpais, or the valley and surrounding hills and Bay. The flatland neighborhoods of Sycamore Park and Tamalpais Park are very popular. The nine hole City golf course offers challenging and reasonably priced golfing.

Mill Valley Details

Prices for 3 bedroom, 2 bath homes range from 900,000 to $2,000,000

Median Selling Price -

Population - 14,000

Distance From Golden Gate Bridge - 8 miles