Folsom, California is a city with a colorful past and a rosy future. Settled during the Gold Rush, Folsom is now one of the fastest growing cities in California.
Located just 20 miles east from Downtown Sacramento on highway 50, this upscale community is the perfect blend of the old and the new. Sutter Street in downtown Folsom is a favorite spot to get a flavor of the old days.
Across the river, luxury homes are nestled in the hills of the American River Canyon, along with a number of newer subdivisions with houses of varying prices. For detailed information and a list of the subdivisions in Folsom be sure to click here.
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Folsom is also home to the Folsom Lake State Recreational Area which is over 18,000 acres and a great place for boating, water-skiing, fishing, hiking, picnicking and camping. The Nimbus Fish Hatchery is a unique place to visit where salmon and trout can be seen in their annual migration toward spawning grounds.
LightRail was extended to Folsom for easier commutes to Downtown Sacramento as well as connections toward the Bay Area. This is quite an asset to those living in Folsom and cuts down considerably in the commute time.
The community School District is Folsom-Cordova Unified with high ranking scores which draws residents to the area.
Intel is located in Folsom and has contributed to the community in many ways both financially and by offering civic programs.
There is an area in Folsom called “Represa” which is where the famous Folsom Prison is located and where the California vehicle license plates have been manufactured since the 1930′s. I don’t recommend living there, though!