san francisco neighborhoods
District Map & Neighborhood Information
The San Francisco MLS is divided into 11 districts. In searching the inventory of properties for sale you can make your search specific by designating the district(s) in which you are interested.
District 1: Northwest
Central Richmond • Inner Richmond • Jordan Park/Laurel Heights • Lake • Lone Mountain • Outer Richmond • Sea Cliff. The Northwest district is bordered by the Pacific Ocean on the west, the Presidio on the north, Presidio and Masonic Avenues on the east, and Golden Gate Park on the south. The district includes Mountain Lake and Sutro Heights Parks, as well as easy access to Golden Gate and Lincoln Parks, Ocean and Baker Beaches and the Presidio.
District 2: Central West
Central Sunset • Golden Gate Heights • Inner Parkside • Inner Sunset • Outer Parkside • Outer Sunset • Parkside. The Central West district is bordered by the Pacific Ocean on the west, Golden Gate Park on the north, Arguello and Laguna Honda Boulevards, 9th, San Marcos and 12th Avenues, Taraval Street and 15th Avenue on the east, and Wawona Street and Sloat Boulevard on the south. The district has easy access to Golden Gate and Golden Gate Heights Parks and Ocean Beach.
District 3: Southwest
Ingleside • Ingleside Heights • Lake Shore • Lakeside • Merced Heights • Merced Manor • Oceanview • Pine Lake Park • Stonestown. The Southwest district is bordered by the Pacific Ocean on the west, Sloat Boulevard and Wawona Street on the north, Junipero Serra Boulevard, Holloway and Ocean Avenues and the 280 freeway on the east, and the San Francisco city border on the south.The district includes the San Francisco Zoo, Pine Lake and Harding Parks, Stern Grove, Harding Park Municipal Golf Course and Lake Merced.
District 4: Twin Peaks West
Balboa Terrace • Diamond Heights • Forest Hill • Forest Hill Extension • Forest Knolls • Ingleside Terrace • Midtown Terrace • Miraloma Park • Monterey Heights • Mount Davidson Manor • Sherwood Forest • St. Francis Wood • Sunnyside • West Portal • Westwood Highlands • Westwood Park. The Twin Peaks West district is nestled between the Central West district on the west, Golden Gate Park on the north, the Central district on the east and the Southwest district on the south. The district includes Mt. Davidson and Glen Canyon Park.
District 5: Central
Buena Vista Park • Clarendon Heights • Corona Heights • Duboce Triangle • Eureka Valley/Dolores Heights • Glen Park • Haight Ashbury • Mission Dolores • Noe Valley • Parnassus/Ashbury Heights • Twin Peaks. The Central district is bordered by the Twin Peaks West district on the west, Lincoln Way, Fell Street and Duboce Avenue on the north, Valencia Street and San Jose Avenue on the east, and San Jose and Mangels Avenues on the south. The district includes Twin Peaks, as well as Buena Vista and Mission Dolores Parks.
District 6: Central North
Alamo Square • Anza Vista • Hayes Valley • Lower Pacific Heights • North Panhandle • Western Addition. The Central North district is bordered by Presidio Boulevard, Masonic Avenue and Stanyan Street on the west, California Street on the north, Gough Street on the east, and Market Street, Duboce Avenue and Fell Street on the south. The district includes Alamo and Jefferson Squares.
District 7: North
Cow Hollow • Marina • Pacific Heights • Presidio Heights. The North district is bordered by Lyon Street, 5th Avenue and Arguello Boulevard on the west, the Bay on the north, Van Ness Avenue on the east, and California Street on the south. The district includes Alta Plaza and Lafayette Parks and has easy access to the Marina Green and Fort Mason.
District 8: Northeast
Downtown • Financial District • Nob Hill • North Beach • North Waterfront • Russian Hill • Telegraph Hill • Tenderloin • Van Ness/Civic Center. The Northeast district is bordered by Gough Street and Van Ness Avenue on the west, the Bay on the north and on the east, and Market Street on the south. The district includes Aquatic, Jackson Square, Pioneer, Washington Square and Huntington Parks.
District 9: Central East
Bernal Heights • Central Waterfront • Inner Mission • Mission Bay • Potrero Hill • South Beach • South of Market. The Central East district is bordered by San Jose Avenue and Valencia Street on the west, Market Street on the north, the Bay on the east, and Cesar Chavez Street and Interstates 80 and 280 on the south.The district includes Franklin Square, Bernal Heights, Holly and McKinley Parks and Yerba Buena Gardens.
District 10: Southeast
Bayview • Bayview Heights • Crocker Amazon • Excelsior • Hunters Point • Mission Terrace • Outer Mission • Portola • Silver Terrace • Visitacion Valley. The Southeast district is bordered by Interstates 80 and 280 on the west, Cesar Chavez Street on the north, the Bay on the east, and Market Street, Duboce Avenue and the San Francisco city border on the south. The district includes Balboa and McLaren Parks as well as Candestick Point State Recreation Area.
District 11: San Mateo County/Northwest
Bayridge/Linda Vista • Blossom Valley • Brisbane • Broadmoor • Colma • Crown Colony • Original Daly City • Serramonte • Southern Hills • St. Francis Heights • Westlake #1/Olympic • Westlake Heights • Westlake Highlands • Westlake Knolls • Westlake Palisades • Westlake Terrace. The San Mateo County/Northwest district is bordered by the ocean on the west, the San Francisco city border on the north, the 101 freeway on the east, and the San Mateo County/North boundary on the south. The district includes San Bruno Mountain State and County and Gellert, Lincoln and Westlake Parks.