City of Redwood City

The City of Redwood City is a San Francisco Bay Area community located in the heart of Silicon Valley – the technology-rich region extending from the San Francisco Peninsula to the foothills of the Santa Cruz Mountains. Redwood City is the third-largest city within the County of San Mateo with over 85,000 residents, and enjoys an average of 255 sunny days a year, which it boasts via the city slogan: “Climate Best by Government Test”. Incorporated in 1867, Redwood City is home to the San Mateo County History Museum (located in the county’s old courthouse) and has the only active deep water port within the south bay of San Francisco. 

Redwood City is in an advantageous mid-Peninsula location. Known as the entertainment hub of the San Francisco Peninsula, the City’s vibrant downtown offers residents, visitors, and businesses a unique retail, entertainment, and restaurant experience.

Redwood City is the center of it all in more ways than one. Home to world-class firms like Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, Kaiser Permanente, and Stanford University Health, and offering a welcoming environment to start-ups, high-tech companies, and small businesses, Redwood City is known for being business friendly. There are exciting new housing, life sciences, and recreational developments breaking ground throughout Redwood City. Whether you are looking to expand your business or visit one of our exciting downtown restaurants, Redwood City is the place to be.