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The gated Slate Creek Road entrance to the area.

Middleton Tract is a rural community in the coastal Redwoods of San Mateo County, California. Unattributed press reports say the name Middleton Tract may have been applied to this area as early as 1925. In the present day, the name is official at the county government level. It appears on County Assessor's maps including County of San Mateo, Master Index Map, Revision 2, June, 1985, (Redwood City, California: County of San Mateo Assessor), page 40-41.

The community is located east of Portola Park Road and south of SR35 or Skyline Boulevard near Portola State Park and the town of La Honda. The coordinate set 37°15′52″N 122°12′21″W / 37.26444°N 122.20583°W / 37.26444; -122.20583 (NAD27) is within the area of the community. The community is inside area code 650.

The community is east of Portola Park Road generally between Middleton Tract Road and Slate Creek Road. While the 1997 version of the Mindego Hill 7.5 minute quadrangle does not show Middleton Tract Road, it diverges east from Portola Park Road at a location called Crockers Curve (USGS feature ID 221842, NAD27 coordinates) 37°16′13″N 122°12′37″W / 37.27028°N 122.21028°W / 37.27028; -122.21028. There are about two dozen mail boxes on the west side of Portola Park Road at this location. The intersection of Slate Creek Road and Portola Park Road is located approximately at latitude and longitude 37°15′57″N 122°12′35″W / 37.26583°N 122.20972°W / 37.26583; -122.20972 (NAD27). This is just outside the entrance station for Portola State Park.

Oil Creek Oil Field is east of the area.

A geographic feature, San Mateo County Fire Department Station 54 – also known as Middleton Tract according to the County of San Mateo's web site – supports this name as being official. Some of the roads and the fire station are shown on commercial maps such as Thomas Brothers Guides but the name Middleton Tract is not identified. The South Skyline Historical Society also cites this name in describing the area.

The ZIP Code is 94020 and the community is inside area code 650.

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