Union City is bounded by San Jose to the north and located in the San Francisco Bay Area of Alameda County, California. African American, Native American, White, Asian and Pacific Islander made up the residents of Union City. Between the years 1959 to 2014, the population of this city increased from 6,000 to 73,000.The present day Union City was a community established in 1850 by William and John Horner and was amalgamated in 1854 with New Haven, a neighboring community to form Alvarado town. This town was named after Juan Bautista Alvarado who was a former Mexican Governor. The county Seat of Alameda County was first situated in Alvarado and later moved to San Leandro. The major street in Alvarado is the Alvarado-Niles which links Alvarado with Fremont district of Niles. In 1859, Alvarado, New Haven and Decoto, a town at the east side was merged into a single city known as the present day Union City. A council-manager government rules this city and it consists of five representatives, including the Mayor and four council members that must be elected city-wide.
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Reasons to Move to Union City
There are various features that makes Union City worth the consideration for relocation. Here are some:
Business and economy: The Tiburcio Vasquez Health Center, Washington Hospital’s Nakamura Clinic and Kaiser Permanente Healthcare which are the three major healthcare providers situated in Union City and are also major employers. This City is also a home to the American Licorice company’s west Coast operations and the Union Landing Shopping Center which was built in 1999. The California Beet Sugar Company which was the foremost sugar factory in the United States and the Eden Landing Ecological Reserve were located in Union City. The central business district in this city is situated between the Decoto Road and Union Square. It is a commercial area with restaurants, retail centers and transits stops.
Education: For parents, this would be of concern. Public Schools in this city are managed by New Haven Unified School District. Elementary Schools (Grade K-5), Middle Schools (Grade K6-8), Higher Schools (Grade K9-12) and other schools such as Decoto School for Independent Study and New Haven Adult School are located in this city with James Logan High School as the only Comprehensive High School in New Haven Unified School District.
Transportation: All parts of Union City are assessable to residents as there are various transit systems that service them. They include; The Union City Transit, Dumbarton Express and AC Transit. History was made in 1972 when the Bay Area Rapid Transit Rail system (BART) was opened. Years later, the Union City Bay Area Rapid Transit was developed into the Union City Intermodal Transit Station.
These great features of Union City makes it a beautiful city to reside in, and if you have concluded on it, you can count on us to make it a reality, with our world class moving services that are flexible enough to adjust to your kind of move and budget.
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