Information About Novato

Jill Hill provides information about Novato in Marin County California Novato is the most northern town in Marin County and is the largest with 28 square miles of area, including plenty of open space. The Old Town area offers shops in buildings constructed in the early 1900s. Vintage Oaks shopping center provides numerous general and specialty stores, including Target and Costco, in a modern setting. The original inhabitants of the Novato area were the Miwok Indians, whose culture is displayed in the Marin Museum of the American Indian. Nearby Olompali State Park is the site of a major Miwok Indian village that dates from 1100 to 1300 AD. Novato is well situated for exploring the region: north on Highway 101 leads to the Sonoma wine region; the Napa wine area is to the east; Point Reyes National Seashore lies to the west. Novato real estate offers the most home for the dollar in Marin County. Homes and lots are generally larger than in other towns. Different subdivisions offer a variety of price ranges. Many homes feature bay views, or views of Mt. Burdell or open space. Bel Marin Keys is a waterfront community here. The Novato School District operates the elementary schools and high schools. There is also a charter school.

Novato Details

Prices for 3 bedroom, 2 bath homes range from 575,000 to 1,250,000

Median Selling Price -

Population - 52,900

Distance From Golden Gate Bridge - 24 miles