Introduction to Millbrae, California
Millbrae, California, in San Mateo County, is 4 miles S of South San Francisco, California (center to center) and 12 miles S of San Francisco, California.The city is located in the San Francisco metropolitan area and has a population of 20,718.
Millbrae has enjoyed a colorful history since the 1860s, when investor Darius Ogden Mills purchased land from the Sanchez family to build his country estate. Mills' estate grew to span from Skyline Boulevard to the Bayshore Highway and Millbrae Avenue to Trousdale Drive. Children swam in the three lakes on the estate and sold acacias to visitors before the Mills family began to sell the land for development. Transportation has to a great extent shaped Millbrae's growth. From the turn of the century, the "interurban" streetcar traveled through Millbrae, linking the city with San Francisco and San Mateo.
Millbrae and nearby Attractions
- PEZ Store & Museum
- Millbrae Parks & Rec Department
- Millbrae Museum
- Ray Park
- Emperor Norton Grave
- Home James Limousine Svc
Things To Do In Millbrae
Those who love golf can enjoy rounds at the Crystal Springs Golf Course. Kids can have a great time watching the colorful fish at the 'aquarium of the bay'. There are many interesting shopping venues, restaurants and cafes in the city. The playgrounds and parks also are great places to hang out with friends and family members.
San Francisco International is the nearest major airport that serves the city.
Millbrae Higher Education
The college that serves the city is Skyline College.