Edenvale (San Jose)

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Edenvale is a mostly residential area of South San Jose, California. It is one of the neighborhoods inside San Jose district 2.[1] The Blossom Valley and Santa Teresa areas are considered to be south of Edenvale, and the Seven Trees area is considered north of Edenvale.

Parks[edit]

Parks, libraries and other public areas of interest include:

Schools[edit]

The following are schools located in the Edenvale area:

  • Valley Christian High School
  • Davis Junior High School
  • Christopher Elementary School
  • Stipe Elementary School
  • Edenvale Elementary School
  • Hayes Elementary School
  • Andrew P. Hill High School

The public schools are in the Oak Grove School District (San Jose, California) and the East Side Union High School District.

History[edit]

Edenvale was once a town, named with reference to the Garden of Eden, because of the beauty and fertility of the place.[3]

One of the oldest buildings in the area is Hayes Mansion. The Union Pacific Railroad and historic Monterey Road runs through the area, which is also known as El Camino Real and California State Route 82. The railroad line carries Amtrak's "Coast Starlight."

The most popular recent history of the neighborhood includes Frontier Village, which was an amusement park operated from 1961 to 1980. Most of the land was redeveloped into residential housing.

ZIP Codes[edit]

  • Edenvale ZIP Codes: 95111 and 95136

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