City of Antioch

Antioch (formerly, East Antioch, Smith’s Landing, and Marshs Landing) is a city in Contra Costa County, California, United States. Located in the East Bay region of the San Francisco Bay Area along the San Joaquin-Sacramento River Delta, it is a suburb of San Francisco and Oakland. The city’s population was 102,372 at the 2010 census and estimated to be 107,100 in 2013.

Antioch’s primary surface transportation link is via the freeway State Route 4, both westward a few minutes’ drive to Interstate 80 and the road network of the Bay Area, or alternatively eastward to connect with Interstate 5 at the Central Valley city of Stockton, California.

Antioch is served by both the Antioch-Pittsburg Amtrak station, and access to Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) is available at the Pittsburg/Bay Point Station in Pittsburg. Although public transportation agency Tri-Delta Transit is the predominant provider of public transportation in the Antioch area, County Connection bus #930 also serves Antioch going to John Muir Medical Center, Mitchell Park n’ Ride, Railroad Castlewood, Delta Fair Sommersville and Hillcrest Park ‘n Ride. This is in addition to the city’s 50 cent a ride senior shuttle. However due to budget cuts in 2011 it was proposed to eliminate their $275,000 subsidy for this program.