San Francisco County is named for Francis of Assisi who was a Roman Catholic saint and founder of the Order of Friars Minor ( Franciscans ).
Created: February 18, 1850
San Francisco 1850 – present
County Courthouse – San Francisco
Location: 1 Dr. Carlton B Goodlett Place / Van Ness Avenue
Built: 1913 – 1915
Style: Beaux Arts
Architect: Bakewell & Brown
Description: The building faces west and is a four story gray colored stone and concrete structure.
Note: The Hall of Justice was constructed in 1890.
N – Marin County
E – Alameda County
S – San Mateo County
W – Pacific Ocean