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Moraga is an affluent suburban town located in Contra Costa County, California, in the San Francisco Bay Area. It is named in honor of Joaquin Moraga, whose grandfather was Jose Joaquin Moraga, second in command to Juan Bautista de Anza. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total permanent population of 16,290. Moraga is best known as the location of Saint Mary's College of California. The town has a total area of 24.0 square kilometers.  

In the first half of the 20th century, the line of the Sacramento Northern Railroad ran through Moraga. Much of the old right of way is now a popular pedestrian and bicycle path. As of the census of 2000, there are 16,290 people, 5,662 households, and 4,325 families permanently residing in the town. The population density is 678.5 per square kilometers.

Moraga is also known as the town of best geographical environment and has traced its origins back to prehistoric times. Today, one can also learn about its history, from its earliest times and can also enjoy its natural beauty concealed by the beautiful landscapes.

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