The San Francisco suburb of Redwood City, California, is the county seat of San Mateo County. About 79,000 people live in Redwood City. Many people opt to live in a charming Redwood City house or condo. Communities nearby include San Mateo to the north, and Menlo Park and Palo Alto to the southeast.
Downtown San Francisco is about 26 miles north of Redwood City. Right now, downtown Redwood City is undergoing revitalization. Now is a great time to purchase a Redwood City or condo in the downtown area. There, you’ll find a new 20-screen theater, new shopping, and the renovation of historical buildings.