It is the only consolidated city-county in California, and one of only thirteen charter counties of California. The fiscal year 2019–20 city and county budget was approximately $12.3 billion.
South San Francisco, city, San Mateo county, western California, U.S. Situated at the southern base of San Bruno Mountain, it lies about 3 miles (5 km) south of San Francisco on U.S. Highway 101 Bypass. The area was formerly part of Rancho Buriburi, a Mexican land grant designated in 1835.
As such, it is simultaneously a city, which is a municipal corporation; and a county, which is an administrative division of a state. At present, San Francisco is the only consolidated city and county in California.
Alameda County is part of the San Francisco–Oakland–Berkeley, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area, and the San Jose–San Francisco–Oakland, CA Combined Statistical Area.
County governments serve a larger geographical area than cities and towns, but a smaller area than states. They are created by the state government and typically operate under provisions set out in the state constitution. As such, they are essentially administrative units of the state.
Located on the southeast side of the San Francisco Bay, Fremont is a city of over 231,000 people with an area of 90-square miles, making it the fourth most populous city in the Bay Area and California's 15th largest city. Fremont is located within Alameda County.
The incorporated cities are Alameda, Albany, Berkeley, Dublin, Emeryville, Fremont, Hayward, Livermore, Newark, Oakland, Piedmont, Pleasanton, San Leandro, and Union City. The unincorporated communities are Ashland, Castro Valley, Cherryland, Fairview, San Lorenzo, and Sunol. About. Create your own.
Encyclopedic entry. A province is an area of land that is part of a country, similar to a state or a county. It can also be an area of land under political control by an outside country, similar to a colony.
A county is a specific region of a state or country. While the United States is made up of 50 states, it also has 3,144 counties. In the US, a county is a separate administrative area of a state — in other words, there is a local government that manages each individual country.
They're better known as townships, towns, cities, districts, boroughs, barrios, villages, plantations (not those plantations—they're in Maine), municipalities, subdistricts, reservations, counties (which are not the same as counties), grants, purchases, locations, gores (!?), and islands.
|Land area||sq mi||10.45|
|Major cities||San Jose San Francisco Fresno Sacramento Oakland Stockton Fremont Modesto Santa Rosa Salinas Hayward Sunnyvale Visalia Chico Redding San Mateo San Rafael Eureka Susanville|
|Largest city||San Jose|
The only two states in the US without counties are Alaska and Louisiana.
California has 58 counties. There are 3071 counties in the United States.
Birmingham, second largest city of the United Kingdom and a metropolitan borough in the West Midlands metropolitan county. It lies near the geographic centre of England, at the crossing points of the national railway and motorway systems.