Pleasant Hill is your home away from home. With Pleasant Hill as your home away from home, exploring Northern California is easy. Our friendly community is just a quick BART ride to the big-city excitement of San Francisco. We’re also just a stone’s throw from the world-class wines of Napa, Sonoma, and Livermore Valleys. With so many options for outdoor exploration and family-friendly attractions, you’ll never run out of things to do. And when you stay in Pleasant Hill, you’ll be treated to all kinds of great discounts and special offers at local businesses. It’s just our way of making you feel at home. Welcome to the Center of Everything! Incorporated in 1961 and located in Contra Costa County, Pleasant Hill with a population of 34,613 is the home of College Park High School, Diablo Valley College, the Pleasant Hill Library of the Contra Costa County Library system, and the Pleasant Hill Recreation & Park District.