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San Quentin
San Quentin State Prison
San Quentin State Prison
Country United States
State California
County Marin County
30 ft (9 m)
Area codes 415/628
San Quentin Post Office

San Quentin is a small unincorporated community in Marin County, California. It is located west of Point San Quentin, at an elevation of 30 feet (9 m).

San Quentin is adjacent to San Quentin State Prison; located just east of the prison, it is also known as San Quentin Village or Point San Quentin Village. It has 40 single-family houses and a condominium complex with 10 units, and its population is about 100.

The town was originally housing for the prison's employees and their families.

The village is served by Golden Gate Transit routes 42 and 40 between Richmond and El Cerrito del Norte BART stations across the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge in Contra Costa County and San Rafael Transit Center in downtown San Rafael. The community is in ZIP code 94964 and area codes 415 and 628.

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