Relocating to Sunnyvale? Just visiting?
Learn more about the city here.
Sunnyvale is a city located in the Santa Clara Valley in northwest Santa Clara County, California.
Sunnyvale lies along the historic El Camino Real and Highway 101 and is bordered by portions of San Jose to the north, Moffett Federal Airfield and NASA Ames Research Center to the northwest, Mountain View to the northwest, Los Altos to the southwest, Cupertino to the south, and Santa Clara to the east.
As of the 2020 United States Census, Sunnyvale's population was 155,805, making it the county's second most populous city (after San Jose) and the seventh most populous city in the San Francisco Bay Area. (Source)
Interested in the history around Sunnyvale? You can see all the historical markers here.
Take a walk and see all the hidden art.
In Sunnyvale, the summers are long, warm, arid, and mostly clear and the winters are short, cold, wet, and partly cloudy. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 44°F to 77°F and is rarely below 36°F or above 87°F. (Source)
There are numerous parks, trails, and things to do around Sunnyvale!
Sunnyvale's park system includes 772 acres of parks and open space located in neighborhoods throughout the City. Many of our parks include picnic areas, playgrounds and sports fields or facilities.
- Visit Parks and Facilities to find the perfect spot to play, go for a run, enjoy a favorite sport — or just relax.
- Find the right park or facility for your event
- View the Picnic Site Availability Calendar for availability, and park and picnic site map layouts.
The City maintains multi-use trails and open space areas that link to parks, schools, creeks, neighboring communities and trails along the San Francisco Bay.
The trails are open from sunrise to sunset every day of the year and are free to the public.
View their interactive map to find trails parks and more. Or visit their website to read more about them in detail. Get out and enjoy some of the sunshine state.
Finding somewhere to live in the City of Sunnyvale can be tiresome, with so many websites, property management groups, and apartments it can be hard to choose.
Taking time to research the organization you are interested in can give you some insight from wherever you are currently. Read reviews on independent sites. There are realtors that work with companies to find housing for people from afar also.
The City of Sunnyvale has a lot of resources you can check out on their website in regard to housing.
Take a peek at our business directory for some resources as well.
A business license is required to operate in the City of Sunnyvale.
To obtain a license CLICK HERE.
Once you have obtained a business license please call or visit the Chamber where we can assist you with growing your new business.
3350 Scott Blvd, BLD 54
Santa Clara, CA 95054
There is a list of utility providers available HERE.
Water and wastewater services are provided by the City directly. Garbage and recycling services are provided by contract with Specialty Solid Waste and Recycling at rates approved by the City.
For information on setting up water, garbage, and recycling CLICK HERE.
The County of Santa Clara has a live traffic map you can view HERE at various times of the day. This includes live traffic cameras.
Plan your route in advance and see where traffic may be congested using the map above.
- El Camino Hospital of Los Gatos
- El Camino Hospital of Mountain View
- Good Samaritan Hospital
- Kaiser Permanente Santa Clara Medical Center
- Kaiser Permanente San Jose Medical Center
- Lucile Packards Children's Hospital at Stanford
- O'Connor Hospital
- Regional Medical Center of San Jose
- Saint Louise Regional Hospital
- Santa Clara Valley Medical Center
- Stanford Hospital and Clinics