San Francisco is California's fourth most populous city. Officially, it is the City and County of San Francisco—the only consolidated city-county in California. San Francisco is the second most densely populated large city in the United States. San Francisco ranks among the top 20 Global Financial Centers, and it anchors transportation and cultural activities for the Greater San Francisco Bay Area.
San Francisco was founded in 1776, when Spanish explorers established a fort at the Golden Gate and a mission named for Francis of Assisi. Today, it is a popular international tourist destination renowned for its fog, rolling hills, eclectic mix of Victorian and modern architecture, and its famous landmarks, including the Golden Gate Bridge, cable cars, and Chinatown.
Mercury sells a variety of insurance products through a network of local, independent agents. In California, Mercury's product lines are private passenger auto, homeowners, personal umbrella, mechanical protection, and business auto and commercial business insurance.
Mercury is California's leading independent agency writer of automobile insurance, and is currently the state's third largest private passenger auto insurer. Mercury enjoys a unique position in the San Francisco marketplace, as it provides its customers with some of the state's most affordable and personalized, agent-driven service. With more than 1,000 independent agents in California, contact one in your neighborhood for a free rate quote and start saving today.