San Francisco County

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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

County Seat: 

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

Contractor:  Unknown


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