Native indigenous people known as The Ohlone People inhabited the area for thousands of years. San Francisco was incorporated on April 15th, 1850. The City was named after St. Francis of Assisi. Population of the Bay Area is just over 71/2 million people. The annual average temperature is 65°F. Alcatraz Island, nicknamed “The Rock” is situated in San Francisco Bay, 1.25 miles from the San Francisco shoreline. For 29 years the Island housed the infamous maximum security prison which was said to be inescapable. Some notable inmates include the likes of The Birdman of Alcatraz, Al Capone, Machine Gun Kelly and Whitey Bulger. The Golden Gate Bridge is included in the 7 Wonders of the Modern World, along with The CN Tower, Channel Tunnel, Empire State Building, Itaipu Dam, Panama Canal and the Netherlands North Sea Protection Works. San Francisco Port, is the largest West Coast Port of Call. Gateway for the East, processing imports of foreign trade. There are so many interesting and delicious things to do at the Ports. Some popular nicknames for San Francisco are The City, San Fran, City by the Bay, The Golden City and Frisco.
Sun and Fun
Golden Gate Bridge, Fisherman’s Warf, Golden Gate Park, Chinatown, Union Square, California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco cable car system, Exploratorium, Aquarium of the Bay, The Walt Disney Family Museum, Ripley’s Believe It or Not!Museum.
Universities and Colleges
San Francisco State University, University of San Francisco, University of California- San Francisco, City College of San Francisco, Academy of Art University, Golden Gate University, San Francisco Conservatory of Music, University of San Francisco School of Nursing and Health Professions.
Districts of San Francisco
Alameda, Antioch, Bayview, Berkeley, Brentwood, Contra Costa, Daly City, Fairfield,Forrest Hill, North Beach, Napa, Oakland, Palo Alto, Pacific Heights, Petaluma, Pleasanton, Richmond, San Jose, San Leandro, San Mateo, Sonoma, Sunset, Vallejo, Walnut Creek.
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