Looking for another great community in Northern California? Well Folsom, California could be the right place for you!
Located in beautiful Sacramento County, along the banks of the American River, Folsom, the town of of just over 70,000 is the perfect Northern Californian town to move to! It was named after Joseph Libbey Folsom who laid out the plan for the town which was originally named Granite City. Like many towns in the area at the time it was populated by gold miners during the gold rush back in the mid-19th Century. The small town grew thanks to a railway connection to Sacramento. After the death of Joseph the town was renamed Folsom in his honor.
Folsom has plenty of things to see and do – including it’s very own National Historic Landmark – the Folsom Powerhouse. Which ran until 1952 and when it was opened had the longest overhead run of electricity in the entire country at 22 miles! There is also the Folsom Dam which was constructed in 1956 and created Folsom Lake – a popular recreation area that also provides hydroelectric power for the area.
There is a historic downtown area with tons of cute shops, restaurants and art galleries. There is even some great golfing at the Empire Ranch golf course!
For those of you who love to keep fit and active Folsom also has a vas network of trails for hiking as well as 32 miles of bike trails! There is the Folsom Rail Trail, the Lake Trail, the Oak Parkway Trail and even has part of the Humbug-Willow Creek Trail which follows two creeks and passes through dredge tailings and riparian forests, let alone Folsom being the end of the American River Bike Trail that starts in Sacramento.
When it comes to real estate Folsom has a diverse mixture of older historic properties, beautiful mediterranean style homes, new developments, golf course properties and so much more! Get in touch today to learn more about the area and start searching for your perfect new home in Folsom, CA.
Is the Greater Sacramento area where you are considering relocation? Are Roseville, Rocklin, Folsom, Citrus Heights, Rancho Cordova and other areas of this beautiful part of Northern California the perfect places for you? If you are looking at living in any of these or the surrounding Sacramento towns and cities Contact Tom Daves today! Or call him at 916-296-5841 for home buyer or home seller real estate advice in the Greater Sacramento area!
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