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About Moraga


Moraga is a beautiful and vibrant community situated just beyond the east bay hills in Contra Costa County, in an area known as Lamorinda

View of Mt. Diablo from Mulholland Ridge Open Space Preserve

Moraga is known for its:

  • Beautiful rolling hills & open space 
  • Active and participatory community
  • Excellent K-12 schools
  • Being the home of Saint Mary’s College of California
  • Being considered as a location for the permanent headquarters of the United Nations in 1945-46

Moraga has:

  • A population of nearly 18,000 people
  • 2 major parks that serve as gathering places for the whole community
  • Hiking trails that link Moraga with Lafayette & the greater East Bay
  • The best all-day 4th of July celebration — including a great fireworks display — in the area
  • An orchard of original Bartlett pear trees planted over 100 years ago
Historic Rheem Theater