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As of 2000, there were 28,592 people, and 11,988 households in Los Gatos. ZIP codes for Los Gatos are 95030, 95031 (PO Boxes) , 95032, and 95033.

Lexington Reservoir County Park 17770 Alma Bridge Rd. (Off Highway 17), Los Gatos CA 95032; Tel. 408.356.2729 Lexington Reservoir County Park is the 960-acre park and reservoir in the Santa Cruz Mountains above Santa Clara County. The Lexington reservior is named for the town that was formerly on the site of the reservoir. When the reservoir is drained for maintenance, some of the building foundations are visible. No swimming is allowed in the reservoir, but boating and fishing is allowed.

Vasona County Park 333 Blossom Hill Rd., Los Gatos, CA 95032; Tel. 408.356.2729 It has a lake for boating and fishing. Many trails and trees on the 150 acre park.


There are many legends about the naming of area of Los Gatos. One of the most likely is that it was near a place where mountain lions would gather near the water. The original name of the area was "La Rinconada de Los Gatos " (the corner of the cats). Los Gatos was incorporated in 1887.


There are about 3,000 businesses in Los Gatos. The company Netflix is headquartered in Los Gatos.


There has not been regular passenger train service in the area since 1964. Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) provides bus service in the area.


USGS topigraphic map information:

Sequence Latitude(DEC) Longitude(DEC) Latitude(DMS) Longitude(DMS) Map Name
1 37.2266110 -121.9746797 371336N 1215829W Los Gatos
1 37.2527215 -121.9674569 371510N 1215803W San Jose West

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