The San Francisco 49ers are a National Football League team based in San Francisco Bay Area. The 49ers compete in the National Football Conference (NFC) West division. The team plays its home games at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California. The team was established in 1946 as a charter member of the All-America Football Conference (AAFC) and joined the NFL in 1949 when the leagues merged. The 49ers have won five Super Bowls and six NFC titles since 1981 when they won their first.