Half Moon Bay

With a population estimated at 12,586 in July 2009, Half Moon Bay is a coastal city located approximately 25 miles south of San Francisco, 10 miles west of San Mateo, and 45 miles north of Santa Cruz.  Neighboring towns include Montara, Moss Beach, and El Granada to the north and San Gregorio, and Pescadero to the south. Primary access is via State Route 1 (the Cabrillo Highway) from the north and south and State Route 92 from the east.  According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 6.5 square miles.  It is situated on a bay of the same name. Major local industries include agriculture (houseplants, floriculture, Christmas trees, pumpkins, artichokes), fishing, and tourism.


PG & E

  • 800-743-5000

Half Moon Bay Fire

  • 650-726-5213
  • Half Moon Bay, CA

Recology San Mateo County

  • 650-595-3900
  • San Carlos, CA 94070

Coastside Water

  • 650-726-4405
  • Half Moon Bay, CA 94019