The City of Folsom is a full-service city that encompasses 30 square miles and has a population of 72,200. Incorporated in 1946, Folsom has excellent job opportunities, outstanding neighborhoods, abundant shopping options and exciting recreational amenities.
Folsom Lake and Lake Natoma attract more than two million visitors a year. Miles of recreational trails wind throughout the community, and residents and visitors enjoy the unique Folsom City Zoo Sanctuary, 43 parks, a year-round Aquatic Center and an indoor Sports Complex.
Shopping opportunities include the Folsom Premium Outlets, the new 50-acre Palladio open-air mall and lifestyle center, and antique stores and art galleries in the recently revitalized Historic District.
Folsom has a rich and colorful history dating to the Gold Rush. It was the site of the first passenger rail terminal west of the Rockies and the Historic Powerhouse that brought the first long distance transmission of electrical power to Sacramento.