SAN MATEO COUNTY, CALIFORNIA
 

939 Listings

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Population: 707,161     2000 census
Area: 287,430 Acres
County Seat: Belmont 1856 Redwood City 1856 - present
Date: 1856 From San Francisco County

 

Mining Districts
Name Type
   
   
   
Historical Landmarks
Number

Name

Date
2 Portola Journey's End 1769
19 Broderick-Terry Dueling Place September 13, 1859
21 Portola Expedition Camp
(at Pilarcitos Creek)
October 28, 1769
22 Portola Expedition Camp
(at Purisima Creek)
October 27, 1769
23 Portola Expedition Camp
(at Gazos Creek)
October 23, 1769
24 Portola Expedition Camp
(at San Pedro Creek)
October 31, 1769
25 Portola Expedition Camp
(at Montara Mountain)
(El Rincon de las Almejas)
October 30, 1769
26 Portola Expedition Camp
(at San Gregorio Creek)
October 24, 1769
27 Portola Expedition Camp
Inundated by San Andreas Lake
November 4, 1769
and November 12, 1769
47 Anza Expedition Camp
(at San Mateo Creek)
March 29, 1776
48 Anza Expedition Camp
(at Arroyo de San Mateo)
March 26, 1776
92 Portola Expedition Camp
(at Canada de Reymundo)
November 11, 1769
93 Woodside Store 1854
94 Portola Expedition Camp
Inundated by Upper Crystal Springs Lake
November 5, 1769
343 Old Store at La Honda 1862
375 Tunitas Beach, Indian Village site on Portola Route 1769
391 Sanchez Adobe 1846
393 "The Hospice" (Outpost of Mission Dolores) 1800
394 Site of the Discovery of San Francisco Bay November 4, 1769
474 Site of the Former Village of Searsville
Partially Inundated
1854
478 Site of San Mateo county's First Sawmill 1847
816 Union Cemetery 1859
825 Casa De Tableta 1850
846 Burlingame Railroad Station October 10, 1894
856 Ralston Hall 1868
886 Carolands 1916
906 Steele Brothers Dairy Ranches 1850
907 Filoli  
909 Our Lady of the Wayside 1912
930 Pigeon Point Lighthouse November, 1872
934 Temporary Detention Camps for Japanese Americans - Tanforan Assembly Center march30, 1942
939 Twentieth Century Folk Art Environments (Thematic) - Capidro 1932
949 First Congregational church of Pescadero may, 1867
955 Menlo Park Railroad Station 1867

 

Census Totals

1850 1860 1870 1880
  3,214 6,635 8,717

 

Territorial History

1856 Created from San Francisco County
  Territory from San Francisco to San Mateo (1856)
Territory from Santa Cruz to San Mateo (1868)

 

*Known  as San Matheo until about 1850
Named after the unofficial San Mateo Mission. 

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