Introduction to Hillsborough, California
Hillsborough, California, in San Mateo county, is 3 miles W of San Mateo, California (center to center) and 14 miles S of San Francisco, California. The town is conveniently located inside the San Francisco metropolitan area. There are an estimated 10,825 people in Hillsborough.
William Davis Merry Howard is credited to be among the first settlers in what is now known as Hillsborough. The Howards, along with the Poetts and some other families were the leading members of the community. As the township grew, the need for an incorporation was felt, and on May 5, 1910, the region officially became the City of Hillsborough. The city has retained an quiet atmosphere and the old world charm over the years.
Hillsborough and nearby Attractions
- Spencer Lake
- Burlingame Country Club
- Carol Chateau
- Crystal Springs Golf Course
- Hoover Playground
Things To Do In Hillsborough
Spencer Lake is a very popular haunt for both locals and tourists. The city also has a number of amusement parks and playgrounds that are ideal for family picnics. One can take a tour of the stunning Carol Chateau and the Burlingame Country Club which offers entertainment opportunities for visitors. The Crystal Springs Golf Course is ideal for enjoying a game of golf with friends.
San Francisco International Airport serves the area.
Hillsborough Higher Education
The city is served by the College Of San Mateo.