Santa Cruz County

Santa Cruz County, California forms the northern coast of the Monterey Bay. The county is filled with natural beauty from immaculate beaches to stunning redwood forests, and scenic mountains to rich farmlands. One of the original counties of California, Santa Cruz County is home to 14 state parks and beaches, and enjoys the same beautiful sun-filled, low-humidity Mediterranean climate as the rest of the Greater Bay Area. The county’s economy is anchored by its agriculture and tourism. Over $500 million are generated annually through the county’s tourism and more than $14 million are generated through tourism related taxes for the local government. Many business professionals commute daily from Santa Cruz County. California State Routes 1, 9, 17, 35, 129, 152, and 236 provide outlets to neighboring counties and the Santa Cruz Metropolitan Transit District is highlighted by its “Highway 17 Express” bus which commutes hundreds of people into Santa Clara County daily. Santa Cruz County cities like Boulder Creek, Scotts Valley, and Aptos provide great living condition for people who want small town feeling with big city access. Don’t forget to use our site to Meet an Agent to help your real estate search.

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