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San Rafael is located in the western part of the state of California and a city and seat of Marin County and sits along the northwestern shore of San Francisco Bay. The area where the present-day San Rafael was developed around the Mission San Rafael Arcangel to become a ranch town. With the arrival of the San Francisco and North Pacific Railroad in 1884 and the founding of the Dominican University of California. It has improved its accessibility to San Francisco that is situated in its southeastern part and East Bay cities that can be accessed via the Golden Gate and the Richmond-San Rafael bridges, which then encourage the light industrial growth of the city. The northern part of the city is where the Marin County Civic Center and the China Camp State park that was named after the late 19th-century shrimp-fishing village that is located as well in the city

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Population 58,994 (5.00%)
House Size (sqft.) 1,428 (-18.59%)