Stretching from the Wine Country in the north to Silicon Valley in the south, from the shores of the Pacific to the edge of the Central Valley, our region houses more than 7 million people in nine counties and 101 cities.
Our Bay Area
The nine counties that touch San Francisco Bay are:
- Contra Costa
- San Francisco
- San Mateo
- Santa Clara
These nine counties include 101 cities, 7.4 million inhabitants and approximately 7,000 square miles of land.
Our region is home to three major cities, San Francisco, San Jose and Oakland.
The Bay Area includes Silicon Valley, a leading hub for high-tech innovation and development, and a big factor in predicting future Bay Area growth.