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San Francisco
Area Information

Driving Distance
  To San Francisco From...
Albuquerque 1102
Anaheim 434
Atlanta 2506
Boston 3141
Chicago 2146
Dallas 1745
Denver 1256
Fort Lauderdale 3046
Indianapolis 2291
Kansas City 1817
Lake Tahoe 285
Las Vegas 566
Los Angeles 381
Miami 3129
Nashville 2323
New Orleans 2292
New York 2945
Orlando 2912
Palm Beaches 3011
Pensacola 2476
Philadelphia 2895
Phoenix 761
San Diego 505
Seattle 821
Silicon Valley 49
Tampa 2927
Washington D.C. 2842
Driving distance quotes are in miles and
are estimates. Your mileage may vary.

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San Francisco Facts & Statistics

San Francisco enjoys a temperate marine climate, where year-round the temperatures are mild, staying somewhere between the 70sF(21C) and 40sF(5C), so you may want to have a light jacket handy for comfort.
Average temperatures:
Jan: 56-46 Fahrenheit/13-8 Celsius; Feb: 59-48 F/15-9 C; Mar: 60-49 F/16-9 C; Apr: 61-48 F/16-9 C; May: 62-51 F/17-11 C; Jun: 64-52 F/18-11 C; Jul: 64-53 F/18-12 C; Aug: 65-54 F/18-12 C; Sep: 69-56 F/18-12 C; Oct: 68-55 F/20-13 C; Nov: 63-52 F/17-11 C; Dec: 57-47 F/12-8 C.
The Greater Bay area is home to 6 million residents, making it the nation's 5th largest metro area.
Area Geography
San Francisco is located at the tip of the San Francisco Peninsula, surrounded by the Pacific Ocean and the San Francisco Bay.
County Government
San Francisco, whose governing powers rest on an 11-member Board of Supervisors, doubles as both a city and a county. The mayor is elected by the voters and serves a 4-year term.
Sales or Use Tax
Sales tax is 8.5%. Hotel tax is 16%.
Important Numbers
Emergency Numbers: Dial 911 for police and medical emergencies. Time: 415-767-8900. Weather: 650-364-7974. San Francisco Convention and Visitors Bureau: 415-974-6900.
Telephone Codes
The San Francisco proper area code is 415, other area codes used in the metro area are 510 and 650. To dial outside the 415 area code dialing a "1" is required.

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