San Mateo County,
Genealogy and History
Volunteers Dedicated to Free Genealogy
Welcome to San Mateo County, California Genealogy Trails!
Our goal is to help you track your ancestors
through time by transcribing genealogical and historical data
and placing it online for the free use of all researchers.
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San Mateo County, California
The county was named for the Arroyo de San Matheo, a stream flowing
into San Francisco Bay.
The county is in the San Francisco-Oakland
San Mateo County was formed from parts of San Francisco
County and Santa Cruz County in 1856.
Atherton - Belmont - Brisbane - Burlingame - Colma - Daly City - East
Palo Alto - El Granada
Emerald Lake Hills - Foster City - Half Moon
Bay - Highlands - Baywood Park - Hillsborough - La Honda
Mar - Menlo Park -Millbrae - Miramar - Montara - Moss Beach
- North Fair Oaks - Pacifica
Palo Alto - Pescadero - Portola Valley
- Princeton-by-the-Sea - Redwood City - San Bruno - San Carlos
Francisco - San Gregorio - San Mateo - Sky Londa - South San Francisco
- West Menlo Park - Woodside
County Seat: Redwood City
Year Organized: 1856
Square Miles: 744
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