Hillsborough is an incorporated town in San Mateo County, California, in the San Francisco Bay Area. It is located 17 miles south of San Francisco on the San Francisco Peninsula, bordered by Burlingame to the north, San Mateo to the east, Highlands-Baywood Park to the south, and Interstate 280 to the west.
Living in Hillsborough offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Hillsborough, there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many retirees live in Hillsborough and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Hillsborough are highly rated.