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Neighborhood Maps of San Francisco

1. Mission District Map

The Mission District is a lively area in San Francisco known for its Latino culture. Colorful murals cover buildings throughout the district. One main site is Mission Dolores, which is the oldest building in the city. Dolores Park is a favorite place to relax and enjoy many festivals.

San Francisco Mission District Map
Mission District Map

The Mission District neighborhood is bounded by highway US-101 to the east and Cesar Chavez Street to the south. While 13th Street is its northern boundary, Dolores Street and Valencia is approximately the western extent.

2. Nob Hill Map

Nob Hill is a historic neighborhood in San Francisco with luxury hotels and buildings. Grace Cathedral is a famous landmark here. The neighborhood is home to upscale shops with cable cars that run through the area.

San Francisco Nob Hill Map
Nob Hill Map

Nob Hill’s neighborhood estimated extent is Van Ness Avenue to the west. California Street (or Pine Street) marks its southern boundary. Finally, Stockton Street and Broadway are its cut off in the east and north.

North Beach Map

Known as San Francisco’s Little Italy, North Beach is a neighborhood filled with Italian restaurants, coffeehouses, and bookstores. It’s also adjacent to Washington Square Park and within walking distance of Coit Tower.

San Francisco North Beach Map
North Beach Map

North Beach neighborhood is bordered by Chinatown to the south and Fisherman’s Wharf to the north. To the west, it meets Russian Hill. And finally to the east, it’s bordered by the Embarcadero and the waterfront. Key streets are Stockton and Powell.

SoMa (South of Market) Map

SoMa (South of Market) is a large neighborhood in San Francisco. It stretches from Market Street to the waterfront. The area includes Oracle Park in the east section. It’s home of the MLB Giants with many tech startups and warehouses.

San Francisco South Market SoMa Map
South Market SoMa Map

SoMa spans from Market Street in the north to Townsend Street and 16th Street in the south. The neighborhood is near areas such as Yerba Buena, South Beach, and Mission Bay. Major streets include Folsom and Mission Street.

Haight-Ashbury Map

Haight-Ashbury has a ’60s spirit and is the birthplace of the hippie counterculture. It is bordered by Golden Gate Park to the west and the Panhandle to the north. To the east, it meets the neighborhoods of Duboce Triangle and the Castro.

San Francisco Haight Ashbury Map
Haight Ashbury Map

The main streets are Haight Street and Ashbury Street. These two streets intersect in the heart of the neighborhood. Frederick Street bounds the southern extent of this neighborhood. Our boundary extends to Divisadero Street to the east.

Chinatown Map

San Francisco’s Chinatown is the oldest and one of the most iconic Chinatowns in North America. I suggest for you to stroll through its streets and taste its authentic cuisine. The neighborhood features landmarks like the Dragon Gate and Portsmouth Square.

San Francisco Chinatown Map
San Francisco Chinatown Map

Chinatown in San Francisco is bordered by North Beach to the north and the Financial District to the east. To the south, it meets Union Square. And finally to the west, it borders Nob Hill. The main streets are Grant Avenue and Stockton Street.

Japantown Map

San Francisco’s Japantown main area centers around the Japan Center Mall on Post Street. It features landmarks like the Peace Pagoda and the Japanese Cultural and Community Center. The neighborhood also hosts the annual Cherry Blossom Festival.

San Francisco Japantown Map
San Francisco Japantown Map

The Fillmore District borders it to the north and the Western Addition borders it to the south. Civic Center meets it to the east, and Lower Pacific Heights borders it to the west. Geary Boulevard marks the southern extent of Japantown.

Pacific Heights Map

Pacific Heights is mostly an upscale neighborhood known for its Victorian homes and views of the Bay. Lafayette Park and Alta Plaza Park are popular green spaces in this neighborhood.

San Francisco Pacific Heights Map
Pacific Heights Map

It stretches from Van Ness Avenue to Presidio Avenue. To the north, it meets Cow Hollow and Marina District. To the south, it borders Lower Pacific Heights. Key streets include Fillmore Street, California Street, and Divisadero Street.

Fisherman’s Wharf Map

Anyone who visits San Francisco must visit Fisherman’s Wharf. The area is famous for its seafood restaurants, and attractions like the historic fishing fleet, sea lions at Pier 39, and the San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park. You can also check out Alcatraz Island and the Golden Gate Bridge here.

San Francisco Fisherman's Wharf Map
Fisherman’s Wharf Map

Fisherman’s Wharf extends along the northern waterfront, from Ghirardelli Square to Pier 39. To the south, it meets North Beach and Russian Hill. Major streets include Jefferson Street and Beach Street.

List of Neighborhoods in San Francisco

Here’s a table that shows the popular neighborhoods and a brief description of each one.

NeighborhoodDescription
Pacific HeightsAffluent neighborhood with Victorian and Edwardian homes.
Nob HillKnown for its upscale hotels, historic mansions, and views.
Marina DistrictTrendy area with waterfront views, shops, and restaurants.
North BeachItalian-American neighborhood with cafes and bars.
CastroHistoric LGBTQ+ district with a lively and inclusive vibe.
Inner SunsetResidential area with a diverse community and local shops.
Mission DistrictArtsy neighborhood with murals, diverse cuisine, and culture.
Haight-AshburyFamous for its role in the 1960s counterculture movement.
Potrero HillMix of residential and industrial areas with city views.
Inner RichmondResidential area with parks, shops, and diverse eateries.
Noe ValleyQuaint residential area with cafes and family-friendly vibe.
Outer SunsetCoastal neighborhood with beaches and a laid-back atmosphere.
South of Market (SoMa)A dynamic area with tech offices, museums, and entertainment.
Hayes ValleyTrendy neighborhood with boutiques, cafes, and art galleries.
Russian HillScenic neighborhood with iconic crooked Lombard Street.
PresidioThe former military base turned park with scenic views.
Twin PeaksAn elevated area offering panoramic views of the city.
Outer RichmondResidential area with parks and proximity to the ocean.
ChinatownHistoric neighborhood with shops, restaurants, and culture.
West of Twin PeaksDiverse residential area with parks and local businesses.

San Francisco Neighborhood Map

Click on the image to see our original neighborhood map of San Francisco with major highways.

2 Comments

    1. Thanks, Joe for the comment, I really appreciate it. I’ve updated the map so it includes street boundaries for the neighborhood edges.

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