Pinole, California

The City of Pinole is located in the San Francisco Bay Area, in West Contra Costa county, on the shores of San Pablo Bay. Interstate-80, which traverses the City, connects the San Francisco/Oakland metropolitan area with Sacramento and points East. Pinole is linked to central Contra Costa County including the cities of Martinez, Concord, and Pleasant Hill by State Route 4, which begins just north of the City and connects with Interstate-680. The City of Pinole covers five square miles and has an approximate population of 19,039 per a 2000 census.