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Woodside Neighborhoods

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For more than 100 years, beginning in the 1830s, the area now called Woodside was gradually developed, first as sawmills that supplied redwood to build San Francisco, later as farms, small cattle ranches and vineyards. As early as 1852, a regular stagecoach service connected Woodside to San Francisco, and by the 1880s, prosperous San Franciscans began building country estates. Their ranks included coffee tycoon James Folger, lumber baron C.F.A. Talbot, heirs to the H.M. Newhall land and cattle fortune, as well as millionaire spice magnate August Schilling.

But it wasn't until the post World War II building boom brought more than 500 new houses to the area that local residents decided to get together to protect the rural nature of their community. In 1956, the Town of Woodside was incorporated, bringing road maintenance, management, planning and zoning under local control.

FACTS

2013-14 TOWN OPERATING BUDGET: $5.15 million

POPULATION (2010): 5,486

HOUSEHOLDS (2010): 1,914

SINGLE-FAMILY HOUSING (2010): 74.6 percent

MEDIAN HOME PRICE: $1,995,000

MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME (2005-09): $214,310

Woodside Neighborhoods:

Emerald Hills

Family Farm/Hidden Valley

Kings Mountain/Skyline

Mountain Home Road

Skywood/Skylonda

Woodside Glens

Woodside Heights

Woodside Hills

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