Burlingame, California is 2 miles NW of San Mateo, California (center to center) and 13 miles S of San Francisco, California. It is in San Mateo county. The city is part of the San Francisco metro area.

Burlingame is named after Anson Burlingame, who chose an 1,100 acres site for himself in the region. The town slowly developed, and by 1906 many people from San Francisco came and settled here. The region is often known as the 'City of Trees' due to the number of trees within the city. Most of the residential properties have trees owned and protected by the city. Besides this, the city also has various parks and Eucalyptus groves that add to the overall tree count. The Eucalyptus groves are situated to the west of the city on Interstate 280 and alongside many city streets, like El Camino Real, California Drive and other smaller local streets.

The city of Burlingame is dotted with breathtaking beaches where people can enjoy various activities like scuba diving, parasailing, swimming, snorkeling, etc. The city also provides other recreation opportunities like hiking, golf and bike tours. There are various parks in the city, which people can visit at the leisure time. The nightlife of Burlingame is lively with various bars, clubs, movie theaters, restaurants and shopping arcades.


BURLINGAME - Town vs. County Stats

Avg Price in BURLINGAME: $2,558,000 / County Avg $4,101,700


Avg Sq. Ft. in BURLINGAME: 1,763 / County Avg 2,861


Avg Price per/sqft in BURLINGAME:$1451 / County Avg $1434


Avg Walkscore in BURLINGAME: 90 / County Avg 50


Avg Year Built in BURLINGAME: 1955 / County Avg 1969


Avg Days on Website in BURLINGAME: 81 / County Avg 57


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