The modern community of Cameron Park was established in the mid-1950s. In the years since then, the land has slowly been divided into lots of varying sizes, including ranch-sized properties and medium and high density residential neighborhoods. Today, Cameron Park contains a mix of large ranches, single family homes, apartments and businesses.
One of the most interesting places to live in Cameron Park is the Airpark Estate, where you could literally see planes parked alongside the cars of their owners on their garages! There’s also the Cameron Park Lake, containing a trail encircling the lake, picnic areas, boat rentals, tennis courts, playgrounds, as well as a sandy beach and swimming area separated from the main lake by an earthen dam.
Carmichael is a census-designated community in the Sacramento County, and is known very well for being an affluent suburb in the Sacramento metropolitan area.
One of the most notable places of interest in Carmichael include the Carmichael Park, which features 5 ballfields and 6 tennis courts and a 9 hole disc golf course. The Community Clubhouse, Veterans’ Memorial Building, the Daniel Bishop Memorial Pavilion for the Performing Arts, and the Great Wall of Carmichael are all located within the park.
Remaining predominantly rural through the 1960s, Citrus Heights began its emergence as a regionally important retail destination in the 1970s with the opening of the Sunrise Mall and Birdcage Walk shopping centers. The seismic stability of Citrus Heights that distinguishes it from much of coastal California, undoubtedly contributed to its growth and maturation.
After existence as an unincorporated area of northeastern Sacramento County for nearly 100 years, Citrus Heights became an independent city offering local municipal services in January 1997. Unchanged, however, is the community’s traditional Citrus Heights hospitality.
El Dorado Hills
El Dorado County, located in east-central California, encompasses 1,805 square miles of rolling hills and mountainous terrain. The County’s western boundary contains part of Folsom Lake, and the eastern boundary is also the California-Nevada State line. The County is topographically divided into two zones. The northeast corner of the County is in the Lake Tahoe basin, while the remainder of the County is in the “western slope,” the area west of Echo Summit. This landscape invites residents and tourists alike to enjoy outdoor recreation activities year-round.
Fair Oaks (Roosters)
The town of Fair Oaks is where happiness lingers all throughout the year. Situated between Sacramento and Folsom, the community boasts a warm, peaceful and excellent place to live in.
At the heart lies the Old Fair Oaks Village, where local attractions such as the Veterans Memorial Amphitheatre can be found. Annual events that take place include the Theater festival, the Fair Oaks Fiesta and Car Show, as well as the Fair Oaks Chicken Festival.
The City of Folsom has a rich history beginning with the ’49ers during California’s great Gold Rush. It was the site of the West’s first railroad and the world’s first long-distance transmission of electricity.
Today Folsom is a forward-looking city, a high-tech town, with firms ranging from small to large international corporations. Folsom also boasts excellent schools, beautiful family-oriented neighborhoods and outstanding shopping, dining and cultural options.
The community of Gold River, consisting of residential planned development, small subdivisions, commercial, and light industrial sections, sits conveniently as the highest-income place in the Sacramento County.
Additionally, Gold River consists of detached single family homes, duplex and triplexes, as well as a condominium development. Gold River lies between the cities of Rancho Cordova on the south, Folsom on the east, and the American River to the north.
Granite Bay’s motto is “A great place to live, work and play” and the residents here take full advantage of all their hometown has to offer. The community boasts of a very high quality of life due to its great location, sound community plan, first rate schools, numerous churches, low crime rates and excellent recreation opportunities. The community is home to some of the Sacramento areas finest and most exclusive homes including a variety of custom-built luxury Spanish-style and Tudor homes.
Granite Bay Community Park offers baseball fields, soccer fields, tot lots, a walking trail, a BBQ pavilion, picnic areas, restrooms, snack bar, and bicycle/pedestrian trails on 16.5 acres at the southeast corner of Barton Rd. and Douglas Blvd and is one of five parks of this kind in the area.
Orangevale is one of the census-designated communities in the Sacramento County. Orangevale is known for its rolling hills that offer the best views of the Sierra Nevada mountain range, its foothills, and a rural environment in the middle of a growing metropolitan area. Some residential properties in the area are zoned to accommodate horses and orchards.
Rancho Cordova & Gold River
Rancho Cordova is Sacramento County’s largest employment sub-center, having more than 50,000 workers come to the city. But it’s not just the work and business opportunities that invites people to live here. Rancho Cordova as a city offers a lot in terms of living that it was awarded the All-America City Award in 2010.
Rancho Cordova students are served by four school districts, with the majority of schools in the Folsom-Cordova Unified School District and has three high schools: Cordova High School, Walnutwood High School, and Kinney High School. Two elementary schools and one high school in the Sacramento Unified School District serve students in the western portion of Rancho Cordova, and students in the recently developed Anatolia area are served by Elk Grove Unified School District.
Located in South Placer County at the intersection of Interstate 80 and State Highway 65, Rocklin is characterized by rolling hill terrain with 360-degree panoramic views of the Sierra Nevada mountains to the northeast and to the Sutter-Butte mountain range in the West.
Rocklin is a preferred location to live, work, visit, and grow business because of its convenient location, high quality of life, excellent schools, abundant recreational opportunities, and the highest commitment to public safety.
Rocklin is located in proximity to many tourist locations and recreational amenities. It is within 20 minutes of Folsom Lake, 30 minutes of downtown and Old Sacramento, and less than 2 hours from Lake Tahoe, the Pacific Ocean, and San Francisco.
Roseville is a progressive city with its eye on the future, but all the while retains and celebrates its rich historical railroad roots. Located in Placer County along the eastern edge of the Sacramento Valley at the base of the Sierra Nevada foothills, Roseville is a mere 16 miles from Sacramento, the state capital. Typical of other California cities, Roseville’s climate ranges from hot, dry summers to mild winters.
Roseville’s parks and recreation programs and educational systems make Roseville an amazing place to raise a family. Abundant recreational programs, numerous neighborhood parks, wonderful golf courses, state-of-the-art fitness centers and thousands of acres of open space provide a great way for every one of all ages to soak in the warm California sun.
Sacramento-Home to the Kings, a professional basketball team and the RiverCats, a baseball team affiliated with the San Francisco Giants. Outdoor activities abound with miles of rivers, bike trails and many parks. Enjoy the annual Farm to Fork dinner event and all the local farmer’s markets. Close to Tahoe, the Bay Area and multiple wine regions. There are many different neighborhoods to fit anyone’s housing needs and budget from small loft condos to large, older two story homes.