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About Morgan Hill
(/ˈmɔrɡɨn ˈhɪl/), officially the City of Morgan Hill
, is a city located in the southern part of Santa Clara County, in Northern California. The city is the southernmost part of Silicon Valley, the global high tech capital.
With origins back to the Rancho period of California, the area initially started as the seat of the Rancho Ojo del Agua de la Coche, of the wealthy Californio family, the Murphys. The land eventually made it into the hands of Hiram Morgan Hill
, who established his country home in the area and gave his name to the land. The settlement, which grew from Hill's ranch, was incorporated in 1906.
Originally a community of ranchers, farmers, and orchardists, the city has evolved into a bedroom community for the high tech industries in Silicon Valley, as well as the seat for several high tech companies.