Concord is the biggest town in Contra Costa County, California. It is the biggest town in Contra Costa County. The city had a population of 122,067 at the 2010 census, making it the eighth largest city in the San Francisco Bay Area. Founded in 1869 by Salvio Pacheco as the community of Todos Santos, the name was changed to Concord in months. The town is a significant regional East Bay suburban center within the San Francisco Bay Area, located 47 kilometers (29 miles) east of San Francisco.
Concord is located at 37 ° 58′41′′N 122 ° 01′52′′W.[11 ] It is 29 miles (47 km) north-east of San Francisco, 22 miles (35 km) north-east of Oakland, 65 miles (105 km) south-west of Sacramento, and 51 miles (82 km) south of San Jose. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the town has a complete area of 30.5 square miles (79 km2), all of which is land.
The focus of downtown Concord is Todos Santos Plaza, which includes a whole block of the town and is renowned for its farmers ‘ market, free summer concerts, and a big amount of restaurants around it. Much of the region around downtown has been lately redeveloped, with fresh high-density apartments and condominium projects taking advantage of the closeness to public transport and the park area. Despite this, there are still problems of crime and homelessness in the downtown region.
To the north and east of downtown is Concord’s old housing region, with many houses dating back to the pre-World War II period. In the far southern part of the city is a mainly industrial region, dominated by the Tesoro Golden Eagle Refinery (which is not actually situated within city boundaries). Centered along Clayton Road, the city’s southeastern region is mainly residential and was created mostly in the 1960s and 1970s. The mainly Latino neighborhood known as Four Corners is located in the city’s southwest region, centered around the junction of Monument Boulevard and Oak Grove Road.