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San Mateo County, California

San Mateo County California
Full nameCounty of San Mateo
Official nameCounty of San Mateo
Settlement typeCounty
CountryUnited States
Region/Metro areaSan Francisco Bay Area
County seatRedwood City
Total Area741.01 sq mi (1919.2 km2)
Land Area449.07 sq mi (1163.1 km2)
Water Area291.95 sq mi (756.2 km2)
Total Population718451 (2010)
Other information
Time zonePacific Standard Time (UTC-8)
- Summer (DST)Pacific Daylight Time (UTC-7)

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San Mateo County (c-eniconˌsæn_məˈteɪ.oʊ ; Spanish for "Saint Matthew") is a county located in the San Francisco Bay Area of the U.S. state of California. It covers most of the San Francisco Peninsula just south of San Francisco, and north of Santa Clara County. San Francisco International Airport is located at the northern end of the county, and Silicon Valley begins at the southern end. As of 2010 the population was 718,451. The county seat is Redwood City. It is strongly Democratic and ethnically diverse. The county's built-up areas are mostly suburban with some areas being very urban, and are home to several corporate campuses.

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