San Francisco Bay is a shallow estuary in the US state of California. It is surrounded by a contiguous region known as the San Francisco Bay Area (often simply "the Bay Area"), and is dominated by the large cities of San Jose, San Francisco and Oakland. San Francisco Bay drains water from approximately 40 percent of California.
- United States
- Pacific Ocean
- 19 km (12 mi)
- 400–1,600 sq mi (1,000–4,100 km²)
Conurbation in California, United States San Francisco Bay Area Conurbation Clockwise from top: The Stanford University Oval, San Francisco Chinatown with the Bay Bridge in the background, Napa Valley vineyards, the Circle of Palms Plaza in San Jose, the Golden Gate Bridge, the Palo Alto Baylands Nature Preserve, Oakland's downtown skyline, and redwood trees in Muir Woods Location of the Bay ...
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The San Francisco Bay Area comprises nine northern California counties and contains four of the ten most expensive [clarification needed] counties in the United States. . Strong economic growth has created hundreds of thousands of new jobs, but coupled with severe restrictions on building new housing units, it has resulted in an extreme housing shortage which has driven rents to extremely high
The San Francisco Bay Area, also known as the Bay Area, is a metropolitan area that goes around the San Francisco Bay in Northern California. It includes the cities of San Francisco, San José, and Oakland, and their many suburbs. It also includes the smaller urban and rural areas of the North Bay.
In 2017 the San Jose–San Francisco–Oakland CSA had a GDP of $878 billion, which would rank 17th among countries and 5th among states. Among Combined Statistical Areas, the Bay Area is 5th in terms of population, but 3rd in terms of GDP.
San Francisco Bay in California has been served by ferries of all types for over 150 years. John Reed established a sailboat ferry service in 1826. Although the construction of the Golden Gate Bridge and the San Francisco–Oakland Bay Bridge led to the decline in the importance of most ferries, some are still in use today for both commuters and tourists.
The Golden State Warriors returned to San Francisco beginning with the 2019–20 NBA season when the new Chase Center opened in the Mission Bay district. Originally, the Warriors played in Philadelphia, but relocated to San Francisco in 1962 and then to Oakland in 1971.
WonderCon is an annual comic book, science fiction, and film convention held in the San Francisco Bay Area (1987–2011), then—under the name WonderCon Anaheim—in Anaheim, California (2012–2015, 2017–present), and WonderCon Los Angeles in 2016.
The route suggested in the 2013 alpha-level design document was from the Greater Los Angeles Area to the San Francisco Bay Area. That conceptual system would begin around Sylmar, just south of the Tejon Pass, follow Interstate 5 to the north, and arrive near Hayward on the east side of San Francisco Bay.