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About Belvedere and Tiburon
Belvedere and Tiburon are located in southern Marin County, California, just north of the Golden Gate Bridge. The two abutting communities encompass an area of 4.9 square miles on the Tiburon Peninsula, across the bay from San Francisco. Belvedere and Tiburon are small, picturesque towns. The scenic vistas and recreational opportunities draw tourists from the San Francisco Bay and from afar. The Reed Union School District, grades kindergarten through eighth grade, is ranked as one of the best in the state. There is daily ferry service from Tiburon to San Francisco for commuters and tourists. A low crime rate, beautiful location, good restaurants, good schools and a wonderful library make the City of Belvedere and Town of Tiburon area a most pleasant place to live.
Belvedere, population 2,200, is a small and vibrant city with approximately 1,050 households. The median age is 53 years and more than 75% of residents have a bachelor's degree or higher. Belvedere, or "beautiful view," has three neighborhood areas: Belvedere Island, Corinthian Island, and the Belvedere Lagoon, as well as condominium residences along Beach Road, the thoroughfare that connects Belvedere Island to Tiburon. There are beautiful views of San Francisco and the Bay, the Golden Gate Bridge, Angel Island, and Sausalito.
According to the 2000 census, the population by age group in Belvedere:
Under 5: 96
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The Town of Tiburon, population 8,800, has approximately 3,893 household units. The median age of residents is 45 years and 70% of residents have a bachelor's degree or higher. Tiburon, or "shark" from the Spanish, is bordered on the west by the Richardson's Bay and to the south and east by the San Francisco Bay.
The town of Tiburon is a tourist's delight, just a short drive or ferry ride from San Francisco. The town is home to a number of great restaurants and some of the best sailors in the world. Angel Island State Park, a historic landmark and a fun place to visit, looms large to the east of downtown, as Belvedere rises above to the west, just a bit closer than the Golden Gate Bridge.
According to the 2000 census, the population by age group in Tiburon:
Under 5: 520
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