Novato At A Glance

Named “One of the Best Places to Live in the U.S.”, Novato is located 10 miles northwest of San Rafael with a notably warmer, dryer and less foggy climate than most towns of Marin county. ​​​​​​​Novato has wonderful hiking trails and wetland venues for the nature enthusiast and is conveniently located 45-minutes from the beach, the wine country or San Francisco and 2-3 hours from Lake Tahoe.

Novato Unified School District

Hamilton Elementary
Loma Verde Elementary
Lu Sutton Elementary
Lynwood Elementary
Olive Elementary
Pleasant Valley Elementary
Rancho Elementary
San Ramon Elementary
San Jose Middle
Sinaloa Middle
Novato High
San Marin High
Marin Oaks High

Tennis Clubs

Novato Tennis Club
Olive Ridge Tennis Club
Rolling Hills Club

Annual Events

Art, Wine & Music Festival | June NHRA Drag Races by Korbel | July
NHRA Nat’ls Sonoma Raceway | July
Nostalgia Days Downtown Car Cruise/Show | Jul-Aug
Sonoma Speed Festival | Sept.


Meadow Club | Fairfax
MV Golf Course | Mill Valley
Marin Country Club | Novato
Indian Valley Golf Club | Novato
Stone Tree Golf Club | Novato
Stafford Lake Course | Novato
Peacock Gap Golf Club | San Rafael
McInnis Park Golf Ctr. | San Rafael

Population 55,655