Nestled at the base of the Sierra Mountains, next to Folsom Lake, the city of Folsom is one dedicated to family, community, history and nature. More than 120,000 residents now call Folsom home and enjoy the small town camaraderie they find here.
Located just east of Sacramento, Folsom residents enjoy the region’s mild winters with moderate rainfall and hot summers with minimal humidity and a cool delta breeze in the evenings. Spring and fall are temperate and comfortable, providing the ideal setting to enjoy the many outdoor activities Folsom offers.
With median housing costs in the $400,000s, Folsom remains one of the more affordable communities in the state.
Just about 30 minutes from downtown Sacramento, Folsom residents can easily enjoy the history and culture of California’s state capital. With a living history dating back to California’s Gold Rush days and a future bright with technology and sophistication, there are virtually unlimited cultural and recreational opportunities just a short distance away.
The greater Sacramento area offers a blend of fine dining, theatre, community events, recreational and professional sports. Our central location also allows residents to enjoy the natural beauty of Lake Tahoe and the Sierra Nevada mountains, the glamour of San Francisco and the splendor and peacefulness of the Napa Valley and Pacific Coast towns - all within about a two-hour drive.