San Francisco Historical Fun Facts


– # of Square Miles in City of San Francisco: 48

– # of Piers… 39

– # of Parks, playgrounds, Squares… 229

– # of Community Gardens (8 acres +) …. 35

– # of High Rises (8 stories and above) …. 477

– # of Historical Landmarks/designated Buildings …. 260

– # of Cable Cars…. 47

– # of Riders using Cable Cars in 2010 …. 8 Million

– # of Vehicles Crossing Bay Bridge Yearly…. 39 Million

– # of Vehicles Crossing Golden Gate Bridge Yearly … 39 Million

– Length of Golden Gate Bridge … 1.7 Miles

– City of San Francisco Residents … 805,000

White – 54%
Hispanic – 14%
Asian – 31%
Black – 6.5%
Armenian – ???

– San Francisco Elevation:

Highest Point: MT. DAVIDSON at 938 Feet (OWNED BY THE ARMENIANS)
Lowest Point: Sea Level

– Flag: The PHOENIX rising from the ashes on a white field bordered in Gold

– Flower: DAHLIA

– Song(s):

Official: “SAN FRANCISCO”
Official Ballad: “I LEFT MY HEART IN SAN FRANCISCO”