About This Place
Dublin (formerly, Amador and Dougherty's Station) is a suburban city of the East (San Francisco) Bay region of Alameda County, California, United States. Located along the north side of Interstate 580 at the intersection with Interstate 680, roughly 10 miles (16 km) east of Hayward, 6 miles (9.7 km) west of Livermore and 25 miles (40 km) north of San Jose, it was named after the city of Dublin in Ireland. The nearest major metropolitan area is Oakland, approximately 25 miles (40 km) to the west-northwest on Interstate 580. The population was about 46,063 according to the 2010 United States Census. By 2030, it is estimated to grow to 75,900. Dublin is home to the headquarters of Sybase, Inc and Arlen Ness. The City of Dublin was named an All-America City in 2011 by the National Civic League, after considering Dublin's community projects. .
The City of Dublin is a general law city operating under a City Council / City Manager form of local government. This form of government combines an elected mayor and council and an appointed local government administrator. The City Council elections are nonpartisan. The Mayor serves a two-year term, and Council members serve four-year terms.
As of November 2010[update] Tim Sbranti was Mayor, Kevin Hart ViceMayor, Kasie Hildenbrand, Don Biddle, and Eric Swalwell Council members.