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About Belvedere and Tiburon
Belvedere and Tiburon are located in southern Marin County, California, just north of the Golden Gate Bridge. The two abutting communities encompass an area of 4.9 square miles on the Tiburon Peninsula, across the bay from San Francisco, and are noted for:
- Scenic vistas and recreational opportunities.
- The Reed Union School District, grades K-8, ranked one of the best in the state.
- Daily ferry service from Tiburon to San Francisco for commuters and tourists.
Belvedere, population 1,994 as of 2012, is a small and vibrant city. The median age is 55 years and more than 75% of residents have a bachelor's degree or higher. Belvedere, or "beautiful view," looks at San Francisco and the Bay, the Golden Gate Bridge, Angel Island, and Sausalito. Its three neighborhood areas are:
- Belvedere Island
- Corinthian Island
- Belvedere Lagoon
According to the 2008-2012 American Community Survey, the population by age group in Belvedere:
Under 5: 72
Click here to visit the City of Belvedere Web page
The Town of Tiburon has a population of 8,959 as of 2012. The median age of residents is 48 years and 80% of residents have a bachelor's degree or higher. Tiburon, or "shark" from the Spanish, is bordered on the west by the Richardson's Bay and to the south and east by the San Francisco Bay.
The town of Tiburon is a tourist's delight, just a short drive or ferry ride from San Francisco. Things to do and see:
- Eat at great restaurants
- Watch some of the best sailing in the world
- Visit Angel Island State Park, a historic landmark just a short ferry ride away
According to the 2008-2012 American Community Survey, the population by age group in Tiburon:
Under 5: 501
Click here to visit the Town of Tiburon Web page
Links to information about Tiburon town history