To the local gentry, it’s known as Marvelous Marin, a promotional label that begins to capture the home folks’ strong sense of self. From the Golden Gate Bridge to the Point Reyes National Seashore, it would be difficult to argue that the Marin County landscape isn’t beautiful.

Also, the folks in those rolling hills are rolling in money. The Huffington Post – here – posted a list of the 15 wealthiest counties in the U.S. and there at No. 15 sits Marvelous Marin. The median household income? $89,909.

From LaJolla to Beverly Hills to Palo Alto, California is home to many wealthy cities – but only Marin makes the HuffPo list of the country’s 15 wealthiest counties.

By way of full disclosure,  some Sonoma County residents might use different words to describe their neighbors’ abundant self-esteem. But it is the holiday season. So . . . Merry Christmas, Marin.