About South San Francisco
Referred to by locals as “South City,” the city of South San Francisco is situated in the northern part of San Mateo County
and lies between the cities of San Bruno
, Daly City
. South San Francisco is ideally situated for Bay Area commuters making South San Francisco rentals and South San Francisco homes popular housing options. The area enjoys a constant cool breeze from the San Francisco Bay but is shielded by the hills to the west from much of the fog that overcomes the neighboring areas. Not known as a tourist destination, many travelers are familiar with South San Francisco’s Sign Hill, namely the huge lettered display that reads “South San Francisco the Industrial City.” It is now a historic landmark and a city-run park accessible to hikers who wish to view the sign up close. South San Francisco homes many other parks are highlighted by Orange Memorial Park which offers softball fields, soccer fields, picnic grounds, play areas, tennis courts, basketball courts, bocce ball courts and an indoor swimming pool. South San Francisco hosts a Farmers Market, has numerous biking and hiking trails, and a quaint downtown with shops, restaurants and hotels. South San Francisco provides a number of educational options and is home to biotech companies such as Genentech and Amgen. Refine your search of South San Francisco real estate by searching zip code 94080
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