Dublin (formerly, Amador and Dougherty’s Station) is a suburban city of the East (San Francisco) Bay region of Alameda County, California, United States. Located along the north side of Interstate 580 at the intersection with Interstate 680, roughly 10 miles (16 km) east of Hayward, 6 miles (9.7 km) west of Livermore, directly north of Pleasanton, and 25 miles (40 km) north of San Jose, it was named after the city of Dublin in Ireland.The nearest major city is Oakland, approximately 25 miles (40 km) to the west-northwest on Interstate 580.
Dublin is the second-fastest growing city in the state of California, behind only Santa Clarita. The population was 46,063 (2010 census), and the 2013 estimate at 49,890. It is forecasted that by 2030, the population will grow to about 75,900.