Santa Clara County, California

county in California, United States

Santa Clara County is a county in the San Francisco Bay Area in the state of California, United States. As of the 2020 census, the population was 1,936,259.[1] It is the sixth largest county in California by population. The county seat and largest city is San Jose. Santa Clara County's population in 2020 was larger than the population of thirteen U.S. states and of the District of Columbia.

It overlaps with the Santa Clara Valley and Silicon Valley.


  1. "QuickFacts: Santa Clara County, California". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved May 10, 2023.