San Mateo, a banking city of San Mateo co., Cal., on the W. side of San Francisco Bay and on the Southern Pacific R., 21 miles S. of San Francisco. It is in a fruit and dairying region. Pop. in 1900, 1832.
Lippincott's New Gazetteer: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World, Containing the Most Recent and Authentic Information Respecting the Countries, Cities, Towns ... in Every Portion of the Globe
Publisher J.B. Lippincott Company, 1906