Nestled between the Pacific Coast and the San Francisco Bay, Atherton celebrates some of the country's most beautifully manicured estates and mansions. The town's multi-million dollar homes and notable residents, including football legend Jerry Rice, prompted Forbes Magazine to declare Atherton the most affluent zip code in the United States. The town is centered around the Menlo Circus Club, with its private stables and dual rings.
Atherton's thickly wooded scenic landscape is free of major businesses and large retail establishments. Its open space is host to a multitude of pine, redwood, and cedar trees, and many residents are afforded pristine views of the picturesque coastlines. This town that promotes art, cultural awareness, and the preservation of its landscape is sure to satisfy nature and beauty lovers alike.