List of nicknames for San Francisco

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San Francisco, California in the United States has seen many nicknames over the years. Some are nicknames which have faded in use, while others have evolved over time. The following is a list of notable nicknames:[1][2]


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  3. ^ James Sullivan (October 14, 2003). "Frisco, that once-verboten term for the city by the bay, is making a comeback among the young and hip. Herb Caen is spinning at warp speed". Retrieved July 30, 2017.
  4. ^ Woods, Amanda (18 October 2018). "San Francisco is too expensive even for rich people". New York Post. Retrieved 2 February 2019.