A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
San Francisco, California
Welcome to San Francisco ...
When the people of San Francisco refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use San Franciscan<1>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, San Francisco has a population of 884,363 people<2> (see below for details).
San Francisco was established in 1776 and was incorporated February 28, 1850.
The community of San Francisco is near sea level<3>.
Time Zone: San Francisco lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for San Francisco: (408) and (669)<4>
The ZIP codes for San Francisco: 94101-94112, 94114-94128, 94129-94147, 94150-94157, 94159-94172, 94175, 94177-94188<5>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, San Francisco had a population of 805,235 people (or 100% of the total population of San Francisco County). This makes San Francisco the county's most populous community.
The population of San Francisco represents 2.16% of the population of California (which has 37,253,956 people), making it the state's 4th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 805,235 people, the population of San Francisco increased 3.67% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 776,733 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, San Francisco had an population of 884,363 people. This is an increase of 9.83% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 13.86% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for San Francisco.
Communities near San Francisco ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from San Francisco and not the distance if you are driving.<6>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for San Francisco.
Communities Also Named San Francisco ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named San Francisco - they are located in Colorado, Minnesota, Missouri, New Mexico and Texas.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for San Francisco.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for San Francisco:
Websites for San Francisco ...
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for San Francisco ...
Looking for more information about San Francisco? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for San Francisco, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for San Francisco.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for San Francisco: www.ci.sf.ca.us/
The official website for State of California: https://www.ca.gov/
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This page was last modified: 20 Feb 2019