What are the names of the eleven hills of San Francisco?greenspun.com : LUSENET : San Francisco History : One Thread
I have been told that there are eleven hills in San Francisco. Can anyone tell me all their names?
-- Noah (firstname.lastname@example.org), May 30, 2001
Noah, I've heard usually 7 hills. There are 43: Alamo Heights, Anza, Bernal Heights, Candlestick Pt.,Castro Hill, City College Hill, Corona Heights, Diamond Heights, Dolores Heights, Edgehill Heights, Execelsior Heights, Forest Hill, Gold Mine Hill, Holly Hill, Hunters Pt Ridge,Irish Hill, Lafayette Heights, Larson Peak, Laurel Hill, Lincoln Heights, Lone Mt. McLaren Ridge, Merced Heights, Mt Davidson, Mt Olympus, Mt ST Joseph, Mt Sutro,Nob Hill, Pacific Heights, Parnassus Heights, Potrero Hill, Presidio Heights, Red Rock Hill, Rincon Hill, Russian Hill, Strawberry Hill, Sutro Heights, Telegraph Hill, Twin Peaks, University Mound Washington Heights.,,,,,,
-- Craig Smith (email@example.com), May 31, 2001.
Do you, by any chance, have a MAP with all those names labeled on it?
-- Scott Trimble (firstname.lastname@example.org), June 03, 2001.
Craig - Good to see someone's paying attention to their surroundings, if you're not a native, well, you should be. There's a few more, like, Perlata Heights, Clarendon Heights, John McClaren Park (the biggest park in San Francisco), Crocker Amazon, Golden Gate Heights, Cathedral Hill, Apparel City Hill, and more! For the cynic who wants to see a map: There's more than 1000 public maps posted all over San Francisco that show these hills; just look in any Muni Bus Shelter or metro stop and you'll see a map with all these hills list and more....
-- Shlomo Franco (email@example.com), January 22, 2003.
I know the best place: Click here!
One thing I don't understand is why Golden Gate Heights is not counted as a hill...
-- Piano Man (firstname.lastname@example.org), January 22, 2003.
Isn't Apparel City hill part of Happy Valley?
-- Piano Man (email@example.com), January 23, 2003.
This is actually another question for "hill" buffs. Does anyone know where "Silver Hill" was? I assume it was one that has been renamed. This was circa 1920's and 1930's and was the location of the Salvation Army Training College. I have a picture of it, and it was a good sized building.
-- Jean Raby (firstname.lastname@example.org), June 15, 2003.
None of those sources seem to list Liberty Hill. Liberty Hill is the area near the southern edge of Dolores Park.
-- John (email@example.com), July 15, 2003.
Silver Hill...could that be where Silver Avenue is as it approaches Mission?
-- Charlene (firstname.lastname@example.org), August 25, 2003.
-- JACK FALSTAFF (email@example.com), February 17, 2005.