Welcome to San Mateo
There is a lot to brag about in San Mateo - great neighborhoods, excellent schools, outstanding libraries, wonderful parks, and some of the best shopping and restaurants on the Peninsula. With a population of over 90,000 residents, San Mateo takes pride in its reputation of being both a great place to live and do business. San Mateo is in an ideal location. Situated at the crossroad of three major freeways, San Mateo provides a link with San Francisco to the north, San Jose to the south, and the East Bay to the east. San Mateo's proximity to San Francisco International Airport provides convenient air transportation as well.