Fremont, California

Alameda County


Fremont is a city in Alameda County in the U.S. state of California, United States. The city is located in the southeast of the San Francisco Bay between San Jose and Oakland. It was named after John Charles Frémont, an American explorer and politician. The city was founded on January 23, 1956 by merging the municipalities " San Jose Mission ", " Irvington ", " Niles ", " Centerville " and " Warm Springs " was founded.

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The recorded history begins in 1797 with the founding of Mission San Jose near a village of Ohlones.


Fremont is part of Silicon Valley, among other things, headquarters of Lam Research, Silicon Graphics International, S3 Graphics, Tesla Motors and Volterra Semiconductor. The vehicle NUMMI factory is also located in Fremont. It is now used by Tesla Motors.

Major employers

According to the annual financial report of the City of Fremont in 2011 are the major employers in the city:


Fremont is accessible by Interstate 680 ( Nimitz Freeway) and Interstate 880 ( Sinclair Freeway). It is also connected to the BART transit system.


  • Mission San Jose de Guadalupe (built 1809)
  • Niles Canyon Railway, a scenic railway
  • Coyote Hills Regional Park, nature reserve or park
  • A tiny, older city center on Niles Boulevard in Niles District

Sons and daughters of the town

Twin Cities

Fremont 's sister city of the following cities:

Former partner cities

  • Elizabeth, Australia