Introduction to Rocklin, California
Rocklin, California, in Placer county, is 3 miles NE of Roseville, California (center to center) and 20 miles NE of Sacramento, California. It’s situated in the Sierra Foothills and is regarded as a residential community. The city has a long history of productive granite quarries and some of them are utilized today to produce granite for kitchen counters and other items. A notable Hewlett-Packard facility is nearby.
Archaeological evidence suggests that the region’s earliest human inhabitants arrived about 7000 years ago. Later, the Nisenan, also known as the Southern Maidu lived in the area and the first non-native settlements were established in the early 1850s. The Spring Valley Ranch was a vast acreage and one of the first developed sites in Rocklin. The city was incorporated in 1893. In 1910 the granite quarries were prominent factors for the economy. Rocklin’s granite was utilized in constructing the state capitol and numerous buildings in San Francisco.
Rocklin and Nearby Attractions
- Blue Oaks Town Center is a prominent shopping location and includes entertainment and a variety of restaurants.
- Rocklin Historical Society Museum.
- Maidu Interpretive Center.
- Aerospace Museum of California.
- Joss House Museum.
- Scandia Family Fun Center.
The nearby Folsom Lake is enjoyed for a variety of outdoor activities. The popular “Gold Country” is about 25 miles away.
The Placer County Fairgrounds offers a variety of entertainment. Families enjoy the Sunspalsh Water Park. Some of the area’s notable golf courses include Ancil Hoffman Golf Course, Empire Golf, Antelope Greens Golf Course and the Whitney Oaks Golf Course. The American Canyon includes numerous scenic trails. The nearby Canyon Creek offers one of the best hiking trails in the region. The county features numerous lakes for boating, fishing and other outdoor activities.
In 2008, Family Circle Magazine included it in its list of 10 best towns for US families. Truly, Rocklin, California has it all. Affordably priced homes, gorgeous scenery, great schools, good food, great entertainment, low crime, and things to do. Here are some facts on Rocklin, CA you might want to know:
- It’s 19.87 square miles.
- It has a population of more than 50,000 people.
- The median age is 35.
- Median household income is more than $80,000.
- Real estate median value is $90,000.
- It’s located 80 miles of San Francisco
- It has 19 schools including 3 pre-schools, 10 elementary schools, 2 middle schools, 3 high schools and 1 university.
That’s not all there is to learn about the budding town of Rocklin, CA. We’ve listed a bunch of other sources for you to check out:
Rocklin Higher Education
The city is served by William Jessup University and Sierra College.
The city includes an Amtrak station that offers transportation on the Capitol Corridor and the California Zepher routes.
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