Belmont, CA (population 26,731) is situated half-way between San Francisco and San Jose, in San Mateo County. Known for its wooded hills, views of the San Francisco Bay and stretches of open space, Belmont is a quiet residential community in the midst of the culturally and technologically rich Bay Area.
The adopted Vision Statement developed by members of the community captures our distinctive community character:
- Belmont prides itself on being unique
- Its small-town ambience sets it apart as a tranquil,
safe and desirable place to live
- We get involved in town matters because we
care about living here
- We connect with each other in all kinds of gathering places
- Our strong sense of community and enjoyment of the
town's assets and activities deepen as we become better
informed and connected
Transportation: Highways: Belmont is served by US 101 and Interstate 280 for north/south traffic and is halfway between State Highways 92 & 84 for east/west traffic across the bay and to the coast. Major local streets are El Camino Real (US 82), Ralston Ave & Alameda de Las Pulgas,
Rail: Served by Southern Pacific mainline with local spurs. Commuter service is provided by CalTrain to San Francisco & San Jose.
Bus: Service is provided by SamTrans, San Mateo County Transit.
Air: San Francisco International Airport is located 10 miles North. San Jose is 32 miles South.
Climate: Mostly sunny & clear with annualized temp. ranging from an average high of 65F, low of 49F. Average precipitation 19.3 in.
SAN MATEO, CA
San Mateo, CA (population 101,128) San Mateo is strategically located at the crossroad of three major freeways which provide a link with San Francisco to the north, San Jose to the bsouth, Half Moon Bay to the west and the East Bay to the east. San Mateo takes pride in our reputation of being both a great place to live and do business. San Mateo has something for everyone.
Shopping: Check out the new stores at Bridgepointe and Hillsdale, our newly remodeled shopping centers, stroll around our downtown commercial district or visit one of our many neighborhood shopping centers.
Our many financial and commercial centers offer the utmost in shopping convenience and serve as the premier employment center for the entire San Francisco Peninsula.
Great Location: San Mateo is an ideal commercial location. Situated at the crossroad of three major freeways, San Mateo provides a link with San Francisco to the north, San Jose to the south, and the East Bay to the east. San Mateo's proximity to San Francisco Airport provides convenient air transportation.
SAN CAROLS, CA
San Carols, CA (population 29,387) San Carlos, "The City of Good Living", aims for a "small town" feel. Its main downtown area is composed mostly of small shops and restaurants. San Carlos was the first city in California to open a San Carlos Charter Learning Center), and its schools rank consistently well in state-wide lists.
Burlingame, CA (population 29,892) The City of Burlingame is an American suburban city in San Mateo County, California. It is located on the San Francisco Peninsula and has a significant shoreline on San Francisco Bay. The city is named after Anson Burlingame who was an attorney and a diplomat. Burlingame was settled by wealthy San Franciscans looking for a better climate.
It is known for its high residential quality of life and is often referred to as the City of Trees. Industrial growth was spurred in the 1960s and 1970s by proximity to the San Francisco International Airport. The City of Burlingame has many beautiful hotels along the San Francisco Bayfront and is a significant vacation spot for people wishing to visit the San Francisco Bay Area.