Introduction to Tiburon, California
Tiburon, California, in Marin county, is 7 miles N of San Francisco, California. The town has a population of 8,666.
Tiburon was founded on February 18, 1850. The area was originally inhabited by Native Americans. The name was adopted from the word tiburón, meaning shark in Spanish. Tiburon was incorporated as a city on June 23, 1964. The North Pacific Railroad arrived in the city in 1882.
Tiburon and nearby Attractions
- Bay Area Discovery Museum
- Oakland Museum of California
- John Muir National Historic Site
- Benicia Capitol State Historic Park
- Point Pinole Regional Park
- McNears Beach County Park
Things To Do In Tiburon
Local parks include the San Bruno Mountain State Park, the Agate Beach County Park, the John F. McInnis County Park and the Samuel P. Taylor State Park. Local churches include the Tiburon Baptist Church, the Old Saint Hilarys Church and the Community Congregational Church. Tiburon is home to the Boardwalk Shopping Center, the Cove Shopping Center and the Ark Row Shopping Center. Local museums include the Treasure Island Museum, the Bay Area Discovery Museum and the Habitot Children's Museum.
San Francisco International is the nearest major airport.
Tiburon Higher Education
The University of San Francisco, the College of Marin and Golden Gate University-San Francisco are the nearest colleges and universities.