The city of Folsom is a Sacramento suburb located within Sacramento County. Folsom is about a 20 minute drive along U.S. Route 50 to downtown Sacramento. Folsom has a unique charm which embraces both its rich history and promising future. Once living or doing business within its borders, there’s little reason to leave. Shopping, dining, outdoor recreation, cultural experiences, fun events and more are all available at your doorstep.
Folsom has excellent schools and claims more than 30 miles of paved cycling and hiking trails, along with close access to two lakes and a scenic river parkway. The $50 million Three Stages Performing Arts Center brings world-class culture to the region. History is alive in Folsom’s “old town” historic district with tributes to an exciting gold rush and railroad past. Folsom is ideally located less than 2 hours away from the city of San Francisco or the ski lodges of the Sierra Nevadas and beautiful Lake Tahoe.
Adjacent to Folsom and located within El Dorado County is El Dorado Hills, a community with a location many people dream about—close to snow skiing and water skiing, wineries, and state parks. Just 25 miles from downtown Sacramento and 90 minutes from Lake Tahoe, El Dorado Hills boasts acres of lush rolling hills with breathtaking views of the Sierra Nevada Mountains and the Sacramento valley.
Families living in El Dorado Hills enjoy highly ranked schools, fabulous sports programs, close proximity to Folsom Lake, and numerous community activities ranging from art and wine fairs to free, evening music performances in the park. Many families relocate to El Dorado Hills from Sacramento, Southern California and primarily the Bay Area. Home prices for El Dorado Hills typically range from the low $300,000’s to the $1.5 million range. There are exclusive neighborhoods that offer high end luxury homes such as Serrano Golf and Country Club, The Summit, Watermark, Marina Hills and Highland Hills.