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California is the most populous state of the United States. Located on the Pacific coast of North America, it is bordered by Oregon, Nevada, Arizona and Mexico. California is known for its pleasant climate and ethnically diverse population. The name California is most commonly believed derived from a storied paradise peopled by black Amazons and ruled by Queen Califia.

Hillsborough is a town in San Mateo County, California, in the San Francisco Bay Area. It is located seventeen miles south of San Francisco on the San Francisco Peninsula. The population was 10,825 inhabitants at the 2000 census. Hillsborough is home to some of the Bay Area's wealthiest people containing many large estates and mansions.
According to the United States census bureau, the town has a total area of 16.1 square kilometers. As of the year 2000, Hillsborough was the highest income place in the United States for cities of a population of 10,000 inhabitants. Hillsborough has many mansions within the town's borders dating from the early 20th century. These include Carolands, Skyfarm, Uplands and Western White House.

Hillsborough is definitely one of the popular tourist attractions in California worth paying a visit while touring the country. This place leaves a pleasing and unforgettable memory and justifies the proud cultural tradition of California.

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