Hercules is a city in western Contra Costa County, California. Situated along the coast of San Pablo Bay, it is located in the eastern region of the San Francisco Bay Area, about 10 miles north of Berkeley, California. Living in Hercules offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Hercules there are a lot of coffee shops and parks. Many young professionals live in Hercules and residents tend to be liberal. Helena Jones-Kim Pleasant Hill Realtor