This 3 square mile Marin County community at the base of Mount Tamalpais is adjacent the villages of Ross, Larkspur and Greenbrae and is home to approximately 6,500 residents. The town was initially founded as Ross Landing, a trading post founded by Scotsman James Ross. Subsequently purchased by Albert Kent, the community’s name transitioned to Kent, Tamalpais and finally to Kentfield with the opening of the first post office in 1905. The community is known for its excellent elementary and middle schools as well as Marin Catholic High School. It is also home to the main campus of the College of Marin, well-known for its exemplary theater department. A significant portion of the town’s population is composed of legal and other professionals as well as business executives.
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kentfield,_California, http://www.city-data.com/city/Kentfield-California.html and http://kentfieldschools.org/.