In 1906, the town of Morgan Hill was incorporated. In 1900 orchards completely dominated South County agriculture. By the 1920s, the City was known for its agriculture including prunes, apricots, peaches, pears, apples, walnuts, almonds and grapes. A broad diversity in cultural groups, Spanish, Mexican, Italian, Chinese, Japanese, and several others, contributes to the ambiance that has made Morgan Hill the special community it is today.
Morgan Hill is located in South Silicon Valley, just 10 miles south of San Jose. It offers a vibrant Downtown and year-round outdoor recreational activities, including cycling, golfing, swimming, and boating.
The beautiful tree and grass-covered hills surrounding Morgan Hill contain numerous award-winning wineries, pick-your-own farms, lakes, golf courses, numerous hiking trails and vast open space.
Morgan Hill has been one of the Bay Area’s best kept secrets until recently, and more Bay Area residents have been discovering it lately due to the affordable Homes’ prices and the high quality of life.