Folsom is conveniently located about 25 miles east of Sacramento, 85 miles from Lake Tahoe and 110 miles from San Francisco with direct and convenient access to U.S. 50, Sacramento International Airport, and cargo operations at Mather Field Airport.

Folsom, California is a vibrant city with a unique mixture of sophistication, historic insight and ceaseless energy. Folsom has a great number of recreational activities for all ages from kids activities, to water sports, to an expansive network of bicycle and hiking trails that wind along the American River Parkway. Encompassing over 300 acres of developed park land and over 36 miles of paved pedestrian/bike trails Folsom is great for the outdoor lover.

Folsom is well known as a safe, family-oriented community with a low crime rate (one of the lowest per capita crime rates in Sacramento County). Folsom Cordova Unified School District is one of the highest rated districts in the region. Folsom is also home to Folsom Lake Community College, which is a member of the Los Rios Community College District.

Money Magazine, Newsweek Magazine, and Business Week Magazine have all named Folsom as one of the best places in America to live, work, and play. The city offers assorted shopping, excellent restaurants and quality lodging. Folsom is a full-service, incorporated city. Services include; Police, Fire,Public Works, Parks and Recreation, Public Library, and Utilities.

Key employers include: Intel, Verizon, Cal-ISO, Numonyx, Maximus, State of California, Kikkoman, Mercy Hospital, and Kaiser Permanente.