Welcome to Hillsborough
The town of Hillsborough is a residential community located in San Mateo County. It is west of Highway 101 and El Camino Real and East of Highway 280 and within a short commute to San Francisco and minutes from San Francisco International Airport. The Town of Hillsborough endeavors to retain the rural country ambience, typified by scenic winding roads, spaciousness and lush vegetation. One of the main attractions Hillsborough has for home buyers is its rural charm and quiet atmosphere. Hillsborough still offers its escape from the pressures of the city. In addition to its generally quiet atmosphere, Hillsborough has excellent, award-winning public schools, police and fire protection and public works service. These are the qualities that have formed the character of the Town and have remained stable for over 100 years.