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Paradise Cay
—  Unincorporated community  —
Paradise Cay is located in California
Paradise Cay
Location in California
Coordinates: 37°54′46″N 122°28′32″W / 37.91278°N 122.47556°W / 37.91278; -122.47556Coordinates: 37°54′46″N 122°28′32″W / 37.91278°N 122.47556°W / 37.91278; -122.47556
Country United States
State California
County Marin County
Elevation [1] 23 ft (7 m)

Paradise Cay (also, County Service Area No. 29)[2] is an unincorporated community in Marin County, California.[1] It is located 2 miles (3.2 km) south of Point San Quentin,[3] at an elevation of 23 feet (7 m).[1]

Paradise Cay is a waterfront community at the foot of the Tiburon Peninsula north of Point Chauncey and south of Corte Madera Creek along San Francisco Bay.[4] The community is in ZIP code 94920 and area code 415.


Natural history

Paradise Cay is situated close to Triangle Marsh, a location of considerable biological productivity. To the south is the Tiburon Peninsula which is dominated by Ring Mountain; Ring Mountain itself exhibits extensive floral biodiversity and also manifests extant Native American petroglyphs.[5]


In the state legislature Paradise Cay is located in the 3rd Senate District, and in the 6th Assembly District. Federally, Paradise Cay is in California's 6th congressional district.



  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographical Names Information System: Paradise Cay, California
  2. ^ Measure B: Increase and Extension of Funding for Maintenance of Paradise Cay - Marin County, CA
  3. ^ Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Quill Driver Books. p. 677. ISBN 9781884995149.  
  4. ^ Paradise Cay, Marin County, California, USA - Maps, Photos, Weather, Local Links
  5. ^ C. Michael Hogan. 2008


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