Tomales Resources

Community Organizations and Schools

Tomales History Center
The Tomales History Center was founded in 1978 and covers the area of northwest Marin County and Southwest Sonoma County. The Center is located at the original Tomales High School. Displays and exhibits are open during weekends.

Tomales Town Hall
The Tomales Town Hall is one of the older community centers along the north coast of California. A variety of events are hosted by the Town Hall Board of Directors. The building is also available to rent for private gatherings.

Tomales Elementary School
This is one of the five schools in the Shoreline School District. The school covers Kindergarten through 8th grade.

Tomales High School
Tomales High School is the only 9-12 school in the Shoreline District and stretches from the Point Reyes Lighthouse to Bodega Bay.

Tomales Presbyterian Church
This Church and its peaceful cemetery sit atop a small hill at the end of Church Street in Tomales. Originally built in 1865, this church was soon consumed by fire. The present church was completed in 1868.

Church of the Assumption of Mary, A Roman Catholic Church
The church was built in 1860 and continues to serve the Catholic community in northwest Marin County. The cemetery is located a half mile or so west on the Dillon Beach Road.

Local Businesses

Tomales Bakery
Fresh, from scratch, and delicious! Everything is baked daily and in-house. Open Thursday through Sunday.

Tomales Deli and Cafe
Our local Cafe, open 7am through 6 pm. A great place for a salad or sandwich, coffee and ice cream to eat on the premises while surfing the net, or take with you on your journey.

K&A Take Away (around the corner from Diekmann's Store)
Serving lunch and dinner. Amy's famous handmade sausages, sandwiches, salads and soups. Excellent take out. Closed Monday Thru Wednesday. 707-878-2969

Diekmann's General Store
Serving Tomales since 1867 this store, as well as basic supplies, features wine, local micro-brewed beer, locally produced cheeses, and camping supplies. 

William Tell House
One of the oldest taverns located along the Marin Coast. The business is now owned by Marcos and Doris Pareas. The William Tell features a full bar and restaurant.

Two Silos Mercantile
Located above Diekmann's Store and owned by Kristin Lawson, the store sells a mixture antiques and second hand goods. Consignment options available. Hours are Thursday through Sunday, 10-5.

The Continental Inn
The historic hotel in Tomales, located in the heart of the town, easy access to Dillon Beach and nearby Tomales Bay.

Stair Builders
A locally owned company, they recently moved their shop to the historic Tomales Garage in town. They create custom made stairs and banisters.

Dillon Beach Property Management
This is a stopping point where you can get local information and rent a house in Dillon Beach.