East San Jose

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East San Jose

Eastside San Jose
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East San Jose is located in San Jose, California
East San Jose
East San Jose
Location within San Jose and Silicon Valley
Coordinates: 37°19′46″N 121°48′56″W / 37.329423°N 121.815689°W / 37.329423; -121.815689
CountryUnited States
StateCalifornia
CountySanta Clara
CitySan Jose

East San Jose (or East Valley or The Eastside) is the eastern region of San Jose, California in Silicon Valley, comprising several neighborhoods and including a former city of that name. The area is bounded roughly by Berryessa Rd to the north, the Diablo Range toward the east, Highway 101 and portions of Yerba Buena Rd and Silver Creek Valley Rd towards the south, and Highway 101 to the west. [1]

History[edit]

East San Jose was also the name of a small former city that sat to the east of San Jose, which was annexed by the City of San Jose in 1911.[2] The 1910 US Census recorded a population of 1,661.[citation needed]

Before World War II, East San Jose was a small section of San Jose located on the east banks of the Guadalupe River and west of today's U.S. Route 101.[citation needed] After World War II, the area saw rapid development, along with much of the Santa Clara Valley.

Neighborhoods within East San Jose[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "East San Jose, San Jose, CA". Google Maps. Retrieved 2 April 2018.
  2. ^ Meg Rogers (2007). The Portuguese in San Jose. p. 28. ISBN 0738547816.
  3. ^ Susan Dinkelspiel Cerny (2007). An Architectural Guidebook to San Francisco and the Bay Area. ISBN 1586854321.