Roseville is a progressive city with its eye on the future, all the while this historic town retains and celebrates its small community feel and rich historical roots. Located in Placer County along the eastern edge of the Sacramento Valley at the base of the Sierra Nevada foothills, Roseville is located 16 miles from... Show all »
Roseville is a progressive city with its eye on the future, all the while this historic town retains and celebrates its small community feel and rich historical roots. Located in Placer County along the eastern edge of the Sacramento Valley at the base of the Sierra Nevada foothills, Roseville is located 16 miles from Sacramento.
What started as a town developed by disappointed miners from the famed gold rush has blossomed into a thoroughly developed, independent city boasting a population of over 100,000 residents. Recent explosive growth in Roseville has spurred a great deal of development in housing and businesses. Home-buying options in Roseville range from charming turn-of-the-century bungalows and Victorians in its historic district to custom-built McMansions in sprawling master-planned communities.
The strength and balance of Roseville's diverse economy allows the city to thrive and continue to grow. Business ventures in Roseville range from technology, healthcare, agriculture and financial services. Top business employers within the city include Hewlett-Packard, NEC Technologies, Kaiser Permanente and the Union Pacific Railroad. However its economic gem of retail draws in the crowds, with the expansive West Field Galleria leading the way.
A large variety of culture and entertainment venues within and around the city provide a way for residents to enjoy themselves off business hours. The Magic Circle Theater, a prominent community theater located in Historic Roseville a standby for most residents with live theatre and children's performances offered year-round. For music enthusiasts, Roseville's famous Music in the Park concert series and during the summer, Downtown Tuesday Nights allow residents to enjoy live performances and exposes them to a variety of local businesses and vendors.
Other family-friendly Roseville attractions include Golfland Sunsplash, a miniature golf and water park and the enormous Denio's Farmers Market & Swap Meet offering a wide array of new and used goods and fresh fruits and vegetables year-round.
Roseville's parks and recreation programs and educational systems make Roseville a perfect place to raise a family. Abundant recreational programs, numerous neighborhood parks, golf courses, and thousands of acres of open space provide a great way for every one of all ages to enjoy life. Several Roseville schools have received "California Distinguished School Awards" from the California Department of Education and Roseville is within driving distance of Sierra Community College, California State University, Sacramento and University of California, Davis.