Located on the eastern slope of Mount Tamalpais Mill Valley is nestled among redwoods and canyons. Mill Valley is known for being a village with a strong artistic heritage. A visitor to downtown Mill Valley will discover many art galleries, open-air coffee shops, and other hallmarks of a thriving artistic community.
The combination of Mill Valley’s idyllic location tucked away beneath Mount Tamalpais coupled with the its ease of access to San Francisco has made it a popular home for many high-income commuters. In July 2005, CNN/Money and Money magazine ranked Mill Valley tenth on its list of the 100 Best Places to Live in the United States.
Mill Valley is surrounded by national parks, San Francisco Bay and the Pacific Ocean. The natural wooded areas bordering the Pacific Ocean attract visitors from around the world. Combined with a Mediterranean climate and its scenic location at the north end of Richardson’s Bay, Mill Valley is one of the most desirable communities in Marin County.