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San Mateo County, (Spanish for: St. Matthew County), is located in the San Francisco Bay Area 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. San Mateo County straddles the San Francisco Peninsula, with the Santa Cruz Mountains running its entire length. The county encompasses a variety of habitats including estuarine, marine, oak woodland, redwood forest, coastal scrub and oak savannah. There are numerous species of wildlife present, especially along the San Francisco Bay estuarine shoreline, San Bruno Mountain, Fitzgerald Marine Reserve and the forests on the Montara Mountain block.
From the Pacific Ocean, with miles of pristine coastline, to gourmet creations featuring the fresh catch of the day to unique shopping experiences, San Mateo all the ingredients to make the most of a vacation.