Folsom is a city in Sacramento County, California, United States. Folsom is most commonly known for its historic main street and the nearby Folsom Dam, which forms part of the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta. The city takes its name from Joseph Libbey Folsom, an early California settler and pioneer.
Folsom is located at the base of the Sierra Nevada foothills on the American River, about 25 miles east of Sacramento. The population was 72,203 at the 2010 census.
Folsom is home to two major historical landmarks: the Folsom Powerhouse State Historic Park and the Folsom Prison. The Folsom Powerhouse is a National Historic Landmark that operated as a hydroelectric power plant from 1911 to 1952. The prison, also a National Historic Landmark, opened in 1880 and is currently still in operation.
Folsom is also home to many outdoor recreation opportunities, including the Folsom Lake State Recreation Area, which offers boating, fishing, swimming, and hiking. There are also numerous golf courses and parks in the city.
The climate in Folsom is Mediterranean, with hot, dry summers and cool, wet winters. The average July temperature is about 90 degrees, with August being slightly cooler. December is the coolest month, with an average temperature of about 54 degrees.
The economy of Folsom is diverse, with major employers including Intel, Micron Technology, VSP, and Folsom Cordova Unified School District. The city is also home to many small businesses.
The city of Folsom has a council-manager form of government. The city council consists of five members who are elected to four-year terms. The council appoints a city manager to oversee the day-to-day operations of the city.
Folsom is served by the Folsom Cordova Unified School District. The district has 22 elementary schools, 7 middle schools, and 5 high schools.
Folsom is also home to several colleges and universities, including Folsom Lake College, Sacramento City College, and National University.
1. Empire Ranch
Empire Ranch is a historic cattle ranch in California that was founded in the 1850s. The ranch covers over 4,000 acres of land and includes a variety of buildings and structures, such as a ranch house, bunkhouse, barn, corral, and blacksmith shop. The ranch was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1974 and is now operated as a museum by the City of Sonora. Visitors to the ranch can learn about its history and see how cattle ranching was conducted in the 19th century.
2. Folsom Lake Estates
Folsom Lake Estates is a neighborhood in Folsom, California. It is located on the north side of Folsom Lake. The neighborhood is adjacent to the Folsom Lake State Recreation Area. There are many hiking and biking trails in the area. The neighborhood is also close to the American River.
3. Folsom Heights
Folsom Heights is a neighborhood in Sacramento, California. It is bounded by Folsom Boulevard on the north, Howe Avenue on the south, Sutterville Road on the east, and Interstate 5 on the west. The neighborhood is home to approximately 4,000 residents.
Folsom Heights is a diverse community with residents of all ages and backgrounds. The area is known for its small-town feel and its close-knit community. There are several parks and recreation areas in the neighborhood, as well as a variety of shops and businesses.
Folsom Heights is a great place to live for those who want to be close to the city but still have a sense of community. The area is safe and family-friendly, and there are plenty of things to do nearby. If you’re looking for a place to call home in Sacramento, Folsom Heights is a great option.
4. Parkway Estates
The Parkway Estates are located in the heart of California’s Silicon Valley. This community of luxury homes is situated on a picturesque landscape of rolling hills and valleys. The Parkway Estates offer residents a secluded and private setting, yet are just a short drive from all the shopping, dining and entertainment that the Silicon Valley has to offer. Homes in the Parkway Estates are some of the most exclusive and sought-after in the area, and residents enjoy access to a variety of amenities, including a clubhouse, fitness center, swimming pool and tennis courts.
Broadstone is a small town located in Northern California. The town is home to a population of just over 1,000 people. The town is located in the Sierra Nevada mountain range and is known for its beautiful scenery. The town is home to a number of businesses, including a grocery store, a hardware store, and a few restaurants. The town is also home to a small elementary school. Broadstone is a great place to live if you are looking for a small town with a close-knit community.
6. Iron Point
Iron Point is a small town located in California’s Sierra Nevada foothills. The town is situated on the banks of the American River and is home to a population of just over 1,000 residents. Iron Point is a popular destination for outdoor enthusiasts, as it offers easy access to a variety of hiking, biking, and fishing opportunities. The town is also home to a number of small businesses, including a winery, a brewery, and a number of antique shops.
Hillcrest is a small town located in the San Bernardino Mountains of Southern California. The town is known for its beautiful scenery and its many hiking and biking trails. Visitors to Hillcrest can enjoy the town’s many shops and restaurants, as well as its many parks and recreation areas.
Lakeside is a small town located in the San Diego metropolitan area. The town is situated on the eastern shore of San Vicente Reservoir, within the Cleveland National Forest. Lakeside has a population of just over 20,000 people and is a popular destination for outdoor activities such as hiking, fishing, and camping. The town is also home to several wineries and golf courses.
Lakeside was founded in 1886 and was originally named Foster’s Station after the first postmaster, George Foster. The town’s name was later changed to Lakeside after the construction of a dam created San Vicente Reservoir. The reservoir is the largest body of water in San Diego County and is a popular recreation spot for locals and visitors alike.
Lakeside is located in a region of California that is known for its mild climate. The town experiences an average of about 300 days of sunshine each year. The average high temperature in Lakeside is 76 degrees Fahrenheit and the average low is 54 degrees.
If you are looking for a small town with a relaxed atmosphere and plenty of things to do, then Lakeside is the place for you. The town is a great place to raise a family or retire. There are plenty of activities to keep you busy and the people are friendly and welcoming. Come and experience all that Lakeside has to offer.
Willowbrook is a census-designated place in Los Angeles County, California, United States. The population was 24,193 at the 2010 census, down from 26,485 at the 2000 census.
Willowbrook is located at 33°53′20″N 118°13′9″W / 33.889°N 118.219°W / 33.889; -118.219 (33.888818, -118.219134).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 3.6 square miles (9.3 km²), all of it land.
The 2010 United States Census reported that Willowbrook had a population of 24,193. The racial makeup of Willowbrook was 11,577 (47.9%) African American, 538 (2.2%) White, 405 (1.7%) Native American, 1,463 (6.1%) Asian, 60 (0.2%) Pacific Islander, 9,349 (38.6%) from other races, and 676 (2.8%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 21,874 persons (90.2%).
The Census reported that 24,075 people (99.5% of the population) lived in households, 118 (0.5%) lived in non-institutionalized group quarters, and 0 (0%) were institutionalized.
There were 7,054 households, out of which 3,711 (5.2%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 2,365 (3.4%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 2,290 (3.3%) had a female householder with no husband present, 992 (1.4%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 942 (1.3%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 85 (1.2%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 2,017 households (2.9%) were made up of individuals, and 567 (0.8%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.39. There were 4,715 families (6.7% of all households); the average family size was 3.77.
The population was spread out with 5,867 people (24.3%) under the age of 18, 2,367 people (9.8%) aged 18 to 24, 7,285 people (30.2%) aged 25 to 44, 4,957 people (20.5%) aged 45 to 64, and 3,216 people (13.3%) who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 31.1 years. For every 100 females, there were 101.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.0 males.
There were 7,832 housing units at an average density of 2,169.4 per square mile (837.4/km²), of which 3,602 (5.1%) were owner-occupied, and 3,452 (4.9%) were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 2.8%; the rental vacancy rate was 7.6%. 13,423 people (55.3% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 10,652 people (43.9%) lived in rental housing units.
10. Natoma Station
Natoma Station is a census-designated place (CDP) in Sacramento County, California, United States. It is part of the Sacramento–Arden-Arcade–Roseville Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 9,139 at the 2010 census, up from 5,379 at the 2000 census.
Natoma Station is located at 38°35′36″N 121°17′45″W / 38.59333°N 121.29583°W / 38.59333; -121.29583 (38.593263, -121.295877).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 4.2 square miles (10.9 km²), all of it land.
Natoma Station is located in the heart of the Sacramento Valley, in between the cities of Sacramento and Roseville. It is a primarily residential community, with a few small businesses and parks.