Main Street often refers to a quaint small-town mentality where a strong sense of tradition is still celebrated and considered the norm. With one primary road acting as its central meeting spot, it proudly hosts parades and downtown festivals often including old time Independence Day parades complete with pancake breakfasts.
Templeton, established in 1886 when the Southern Pacific Railroad ventured through the area, has retained that homemade charm. Located between Paso Robles and Atascadero, a three-acre county park, complete with a community swimming pool and bandstand, keeps this community tapping its feet all year long.
Downtown’s Main Street area proudly hosts several of San Luis Obispo County’s favorite restaurants with lines often out the door, it is home to some of the best wines around, and its appealing hometown feel brings out the locals for weekly farmers markets and outdoor concerts.
Catering to its horse ranching and vineyard residents and surrounded by rich agricultural land, almonds, cherries, apples, grains and dairy products are all prominent these days. Grape growing, however, has bypassed them all, offering an extensive wine producing region of its own.
Twin Cities Community Hospital serves the entire north county area and Templeton High was previously selected as a National Blue Ribbon High School and California Distinguished School. Great things do come in small packages...