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The unincorporated area of Greenbrae, which borders Larkspur to the south, is a model community planned and developed by builder Niels Schultz in the 1940's. With its generally moderate temperatures, persistent sunny days, and beautifully landscaped subdivisions, Greenbrae can feel like a small town paradise.

Although Greenbrae and  Kentfield both offer a community atmosphere, they have yet to be incorporated. Greenbrae is best characterized as a residential development of tree-shaded neighborhoods lined with large and attractive suburban homes. Commuters find a convenient home in Greenbrae, located close to the freeway and the Larkspur ferry wharf. High academic rankings, view lots, wonderful housing options, and nearby recreational opportunities are appealing to newcomers of all ages.

Abundant glass and decking grace many homes in this area, drawing in the natural beauty of the surroundings. Many of the homesites offer vistas of the Bay, Corte Madera Creek, or Mount Tamalpais.

This model community was built to support all the needs of the residents in the 6,000 or so housing units including shopping facilities, schools, a state-of-the-art hospital (Marin General) and churches. Special effort was taken to preserve the many oaks that grace the hills of Greenbrae, creating a peaceful seclusion for the single-family homes with hillside views of the bay, Corte Madera, and Mt. Tamalpais. The easy three minute drive to the Larkspur Landing Ferry Terminal and being only sixteen miles from San Francisco make this an accessible home town for those that commute. This town's housing turnover is one of the lowest in the county, with many residents having been here for over twenty years. It is easy to see why when everything a family could need is always close to home. This community is easily becoming one of Marin County's most desirable places to live.

Chamber of Commerce

Larkspur Chamber of Commerce

P.O. Box 315 Larkspur, CA 94977
Telephone: 415.838.0038

Unites businesses, local leaders and concerned citizens of Larkspur, Greenbrae, Kentfield and Ross.


Greenbrae Demographics

Population (2000): 12,014
Median resident age: 41.6
Average household income (2000): $126,100
Mean home price (2004): $894,500
Number of units sold (2003): 60


City of Greenbrae

P.O. Box 383 Kentfield, California 94904
Telephone: 415.461.7338

County of Marin

3501 Civic Center Drive San Rafael, CA 94903
Telephone: 415.499.7331

Fire Stations

Fire Station 16 (Greenbrae)

15 Barry Way Greenbrae, California 94904
Telephone: 415.927.5041

Police Stations

Marin County Sheriff's Office

3501 Civic Center Drive, #145 San Rafael, CA 94903
Telephone: 415.499.7250 or 911

Responsible for patrol services, prevention of crime and apprehension of criminals in unincorporated areas, and investigates criminal activity. It provides Mutual Aid support to local law enforcement and processes civil writs; serves court warrants.

Marin Sheriff's Office & Emergency Services

3501 Civic Center Drive, Room 266 San Rafael, CA 94903
Telephone: 415.499.6584

Preparing for Earthquakes, Floods, Fires, Landslides, Volcanoes; Children and special populations; Pets and other animals; Securing furniture and bolting foundations; and more.


Marin Community Clinic

250 Bon Air Road Greenbrae, CA 94904
Telephone: 415.448.1500

Provides affordable primary healthcare to low-income and uninsured patients.

Marin General Hospital

250 Bon Air Road Greenbrae, CA 94904
Telephone: 415.925.7000

Marin General Hospital, a Sutter Health affiliate, is the largest acute care hospital in Marin County and accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations.


Greenbrae Property Owners' Association (GPOA)

P.O. Box 383 Kentfield, CA 94914
Telephone: 415.461.7338

Marin Healthcare District

1100 South Eliseo Drive, Suite 4 Greenbrae, CA 94904
Telephone: 415.461.5700

The District, serving all of Marin County except Novato and portions of West Marin.

Ross Valley Mothers' Club

P.O. Box 2449 San Anselmo, CA 94979
Telephone: 415.721.4576

Since the summer of 1993, we have provided a community for families in the Ross Valley area: Kentfield, Greenbrae, Ross, San Anselmo, Fairfax and surrounding towns.

St. Sebastian Parish CYO

353 Bon Air Road Greenbrae, CA 94904

CYO stands for Catholic Youth Organization


St. Sebastian Church

373 Bon Air Road Greenbrae, CA 94904
Telephone: 415.461.0704


Larkspur School District

Hall Middle School

200 Doherty Drive Larkspur, CA 94939
Telephone: 415.927.6978

347 students; Grades 6-8; Public

Marin Primary And Middle School

20 Magnolia Avenue Larkspur, CA 94939
Telephone: 415.924.2608

232 students; PK-8; Private

Redwood High School

395 Doherty Drive Larkspur, CA 94939
Telephone: 415.924.6200

1434 students; Grades 8-12; Public

San Andreas High

599 William Avenue Larkspur, CA 94939
Telephone: 415.945.3770

140 students; Grades 10-12; Public

St. Patrick School

120 King Street Larkspur, CA 94939
Telephone: 415.924.0501

256 students; K-8; Private

Tamiscal High (Alternative)

305 Doherty Drive Larkspur, CA 94939
Telephone: 415.945.3750

99 students; Grades 9-12; Public
An independent study high school


Sanitary District #1 (Ross Valley)

2000 Larkspur Landing Circle Larkspur, CA 94939
Telephone: 415.461.1122

Marin Recycling Center

535 Jacoby St. San Rafael, CA 94501
Telephone: 415.453.1404

Marin Municipal Water District

220 Nellen Avenue Corte Madera, CA 94925
Telephone: 415.945.1455

Comcast of North Bay

AT&T Telephone

Telephone: 800.310.2355

Pacific Gas & Electric (PG & E)

Telephone: 800.743.5000


Local Weather

Winter temperatures range from 45 to 62
Spring temperatures range from 46 to 76
Summer temperatures range from 56 to 88
Fall temperatures range from 54 to 78
Rainfall 55-65 days per year
Precipitation 46 inches per year

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