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Atherton, California
Town in California
Town of Atherton
Holbrook-Palmer Park
Holbrook-Palmer Park
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Location of Atherton in San Mateo County, California.
Location of Atherton in San Mateo County, California.
Atherton is located in California
Atherton
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Atherton is located in the United States
Atherton
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Atherton (the United States)
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Coordinates: 37°27′31″N 122°12′0″W / 37.45861°N 122.20000°W / 37.45861; -122.20000Coordinates: 37°27′31″N 122°12′0″W / 37.45861°N 122.20000°W / 37.45861; -122.20000[1]
Country  United States
State  California
County San Mateo
Incorporated September 12, 1923[2]
Named for Faxon Dean Atherton[2]
Government
 • City council[5] Mayor Bill Widmer,
Vice Mayor Rick DeGolia,
Elizabeth Lewis,
Michael Lempres, and
Cary Wiest
 • Assemblymember Marc Berman (D) (24th)[3]
 • State Senator Jerry Hill (D) (13th)[3]
 • U. S. Rep. Anna Eshoo (D) (18th)[4]
Area
[6]
 • Total 5.06 sq mi (13.11 km2)
 • Land 5.03 sq mi (13.03 km2)
 • Water 0.03 sq mi (0.08 km2)  0.63%
Elevation
[1]
59 ft (18 m)
Population
 (2010)[7]
 • Total 6,914
 • Estimate 
(2018)[8]
7,187
 • Density 1,438.97/sq mi (555.53/km2)
Time zone UTC-8 (Pacific)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-7 (PDT)
ZIP code[9]
94027
Area code[10] 650
FIPS code 06-03092
GNIS feature IDs 1657960, 2411651
Website www.ci.atherton.ca.us