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San Anselmo

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San Anselmo is an incorporated town in Marin County, California, in the western United States. San Anselmo is located 1.5mi west of San Rafael, at an elevation of 46 feet (14 m). It is located about 20mi north of San Francisco. Neighboring towns include San Rafael and Greenbrae to the east, Fairfax to the west, and Ross to the south. Mount Tamalpais dominates the view to the south. The population was 12,336 at the 2010 census.HistoryThe land in and around San Anselmo was mostly pastoral until 1874, when the North Pacific Coast Railroad (NPC) added to its line a spur track from San Anselmo to San Rafael. In 1875, the railroad completed a line from Sausalito to Tomales and north to Cazadero via San Anselmo. For a few years, the town was referred to on railroad maps as "Junction", but in 1883 the name San Anselmo came back into use. The San Anselmo post office opened in 1892. Two postal substations were operated: Lansdale, from 1924 to 1962, and Yolanda, from 1924 to 1954.
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