Marin County

Marin County /məˈrɪn/ is a county located in the North San Francisco Bay Area of the State of California. As of the 2010 census, the population was 252,409.[4] Its county seat is San Rafael.[5]

Marin County is included in the San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area. It is across the Golden Gate Bridge from San Francisco.

Marin County is well known for its natural beauty, liberal politics, and affluence. In May 2009, Marin County had the fifth highest income per capita in the United States at about $91,480.[6] The county is governed by theMarin County Board of Supervisors.

San Quentin Prison is located in the county, as is George Lucas' Skywalker Ranch. Autodesk, the publisher of AutoCAD, is also located there, as well as numerous other high-tech companies.

The Marin County Civic Center was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and draws thousands of visitors a year to guided tours of its arch and atrium design. In 1994, a new county jail facility was embedded into the hillside nearby.[7] Marin County's natural sites include the Muir Woods redwood forest, the Marin Headlands, Stinson Beach, the Point Reyes National Seashore, and Mount Tamalpais.

The United States' oldest cross country running event, the Dipsea Race, takes place annually in Marin County, attracting thousands of athletes. Mountain biking was invented on the slopes of Mount Tamalpais in Marin.[8]

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$2,125,000
San Anselmo, CA
4
beds
4
baths
Listing courtesy of Kira Swaim
Tam Realty
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$1,250,000
San Rafael, CA
3
beds
2
baths
Listing courtesy of Anna Boucher
Today Sotheby's International Realty
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$1,175,000
San Anselmo, CA
3
beds
3
baths
Listing courtesy of John Davis
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
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$1,075,000
San Rafael, CA
4
beds
2
baths
Listing courtesy of Vance Frost
Vanguard Properties
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$1,890,000
San Rafael, CA
3
beds
4
baths
Listing courtesy of Kimberly Morgan
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
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Updated Apr 19, 2018 12:50:am
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