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Willow Glen


Located at the southwestern corner of the city, Willow Glen is called San Jose’s Local Treasure for a reason. Technically its own incorporated city, Willow Glen is a neighborhood of San Jose that is unlike any other, and it truly embodies the small-town community that locals love.


Life in Willow Glen

With walkable tree-lined streets, unique shops, a charming downtown, and a plethora of restaurants, Willow Glen is a San Jose neighborhood that stands out with its own distinct community. Lincoln Avenue and the surrounding streets make up Willow Glen’s downtown, which is home to over 200 small, local shops and restaurants, and the streets are surrounded by gorgeous Victorians built in the ‘20s and ‘30s. Willow Glen can be enjoyed as a quiet refuge from busy San Jose or as a lively city in its own right—it has the capacity to serve all of its residents needs.


Schools in Willow Glen

Willow Glen Elementary School and Willow Glen High School are both rated 9 out of 10 for academic performance, making them among the best in San Jose. There are also a handful of private schools in the area with outstanding academic standards.