San Mateo is a city located in San Mateo County, California, USA. It is one of the larger suburbs on the San Francisco Peninsula, located between Burlingame to the north, Foster City to the East, and Belmont to the south.
As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 92,482.
San Mateo is the birthplace of actors Lina Basquette, Barry Bostwick, Keith Carradine, Dennis Haysbert, Marc McClure, Michael Trucco, and Diane Varsi, as well as actor, producer, and game show creator Merv Griffin, prolific animated film producer Paul Terry, musician Neal Schon, politician Zoe Lofgren, baseball pitcher John Wetteland, and New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady.
The most noted attraction is the Bay Meadows horse-racing track. U.S. Highway 101 and California State Highway 92 pass through San Mateo.
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City of San MateoWhat's new, calendar, city council and departments for San Mateo.