Hayward is located on the eastern side of the San Francisco Bay, 15 miles south of Oakland and only about a 20 minute drive. The city is also just 13 miles to Freemont. Residents here have access to several BART railway stations, AC Transit buses and Amtrak making a commute from Hayward apartments to nearby towns convenient.
A lot of renters choose apartments in Hayward to be close to the California State University - East Bay and Chabot College. You will find a large selection of rental apartments closer to I-880 near West Harder Road. There are also two large medical centers here, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center and St. Rose Hospital, both top employers in the area.
Living in Hayward, you will of course be close to all of the attractions that the east bay area has to offer. Kids might enjoy indoor kart racing at the LeMans Karting or the Chabot Space & Science Center which educates visitors of all ages about Planet Earth and the Universe with interactive space and science exhibitions. If shopping is your forte, the Southland Mall will be close by your Hayward apartment where you can visit it any time.
A post office in Hayward is located at 822 C Street. The phone number is 510-538-0459.
Average Rent in Hayward, CA
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