Maps used in conjunction with City Directories and Census records can help you pinpoint where and in which neighborhood you ancestor lived.

Some of today's neighborhoods and districts include:

Alcatraz Embarcadero Noe Valley Union Square
Aquatic Park Financial District North Beach  
Bernal Heights Fisherman's Wharf Pacific Heights  
Castro Haight-Ashbury Portrero Hill  
Chinatown Hayes Valley Richmond District  
Civic Center Japantown Russian Hill  
Coit Tower Mission Bay SOMA (South of Market)  
Crocker-Amazon Mission District Tenderloin  
Diamond Heights Nob Hill Treasure Island  

Useful Links to Historical Maps:
1852, 1860, 1870, 1880 San Francisco Districts and Wards at
1914 San Francisco County/San Mateo County Map
City Street Guides at
David Rumsey Map Collection

Useful Links to Current Maps: Google; Mapquest; Yahoo


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