Discovery Bay was established in the early 1970s as a
mostly weekend and summer resort community. Today, Discovery Bay
has evolved into a thriving year-round home for over 14,000
residents who enjoy small-town living against the backdrop of
over 1,200 miles of Delta waterways. Approximately 60% of
Discovery Bay homes are located in the original part of town,
while the remaining homes are in Discovery Bay West.
Boasting a full-service deep water yacht harbor with a fully
stocked chandlery and marina shops, two shopping centers, three
public schools and one private school, Discovery Bay provides a
variety of commercial and retail outlets and dining opportunities
Boaters can navigate from Discovery Bay to San Francisco Bay,
enabling residents to literally go anywhere in the world from
their own backyard. Whether you enjoy fishing, waterskiing,
wakeboarding or simply exploring the California Delta, there is
no shortage of things to do here. If golf is your preference, the
Discovery Bay Country Club is your place. With a
challenging Ted Robinson designed championship course, the course
will keep you challenged with every stroke.
Discovery Bay enjoys a wonderful spectrum of seasonal
climates including everything from warm summers to temperate
Discovery Bay is an unincorporated community of Contra Costa
County and is officially known as the Town of Discovery Bay. The
Town was officially formed as a California Community Services
District (CSD) in 1998. The District is governed by a
five-member elected Board of Directors. The General
Manager oversees the day-to-day operational needs of the
The Town provides municipal water treatment and distribution as
well as wastewater collection, collection and treatment.
The District also provides parks and landscaping and recreation
District Board Meetings are held at 7:00 p.m. on the 1st and
3rd Wednesdays of the month at the Community Center, 1601
Discovery Bay Blvd. Residents are encouraged to attend
these meetings in order to stay informed about the issues and
opportunities facing the Town of Discovery Bay.
The California Special District Association spotlighted Discovery
Bay in one of their monthly magazines; please click
here for that article.