Lots in upper Piedmont are, on average, larger than lots in lower Piedmont.
A nearby shopping district on Piedmont Avenue is located in Oakland, not Piedmont.
Piedmont was incorporated in 1907, and was developed significantly in the 1920s and 1930s.
The Piedmont Unified School District (PUSD) includes three elementary schools, one middle school, and two high schools.
Piedmont High School's annual Bird Calling Contest was previously featured on "The Tonight Show" with Johnny Carson and "The Late Show With David Letterman." Active charities and community groups include the Piedmont Education Foundation, the Piedmont Historical Society, the Piedmont Center for the Arts, the Piedmont Beautification Foundation, the Daughters of the American Revolution (Piedmont Chapter), the Piedmont League of Women Voters, Dress Best for Less, the Piedmont Highlanders Drums & Pipers, the Piedmont Civic Association, the Piedmont Community Church, the Piedmont East Bay Children's Choir, the Piedmont-Montclair Rotary Club, the Piedmont Boy Scouts, the Piedmont Baseball Foundation, the Piedmont Basketball Foundation, and the Piedmont Soccer Club.
The Children's Support League holds annual Heart of the Home tours of Oakland and Piedmont homes. The population density was 6,358.5 people per square mile (2,455.0/km²).
Piedmont is a small, residential community located in the East Bay hills.
Piedmont celebrated the year 2007 as its Centennial Anniversary since incorporation.
The Centennial Committee hosted celebratory events along a trail that runs through downtown Piedmont and denoted historical landmarks in the city.
Piedmont has a City Hall, a Community Hall, a Veterans' Memorial Building, a Recreation Center, Aquatics Center, and Center for the Arts.
Public parks include Piedmont Park, Dracena Park, Crocker Park, Hampton Park, Linda Ave Tot Lot and Dog Run, Kennelly Skate Park, and Blair Park.