Citrus Heights is a unique established community in Sacramento County conveniently tucked between downtown Sacramento and Roseville. Citrus Heights is an easy commute to nearly all major employment zones in greater Sacramento, including Rancho Cordova, Folsom, Natomas, and South Placer County. The Citrus Heights community is...
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Citrus Heights is a unique established community in Sacramento County conveniently tucked between downtown Sacramento and Roseville. Citrus Heights is an easy commute to nearly all major employment zones in greater Sacramento, including Rancho Cordova, Folsom, Natomas, and South Placer County. The Citrus Heights community is incredibly family friendly with great schools, beautiful parks, a wide offering of youth programs and many community events, in addition to lots of nearby shops and restaurants.
With a population of 87,000 residents, Citrus Heights homes offer a wide array of property types and sizes to suit all needs. A plethora of ranch and contemporary style homes are available.
Citrus Heights recently celebrated its 10 year anniversary of cityhood in 2007. Although it may seem as if the City of Citrus Heights is relatively young after recently celebrating its first decade, the area has a deep-rooted history dating back to the late 1800s and the Gold Rush days.
The city has established itself as an important suburb in the Sacramento region with its solid base of small businesses, retail chains, and food service establishments. With an ongoing commitment to providing high-quality, economical, responsive services to the local community, the city is well-positioned for future commercial redevelopment, neighborhood enhancements, and positive changes.Citrus Heights is primarily served by the San Juan Unified School District which is the ninth largest district in California and serves a 75-square mile area in northeast Sacramento County, including Citrus Heights. Within the city of Citrus Heights there are ten elementary schools, one middle school, and two high schools. San Juan Unified School District also offers other educational schools and programs such as a special education centers, adult schools, adult handicapped schools, preschool, and before-and after-school programs.
Citrus Heights offers residents close proximity to the legendary recreation and leisure centers of Lake Tahoe, the Napa Valley wine country, national parks and seashores. Additionally, Citrus Heights is located near the major metropolitan area of Sacramento and within a two-hour drive of San Francisco. Many residents enjoy basking in the sun while rafting down the Sacramento River, or lounging on the shores of Folsom Lake - two of the many venues located within a 15-minute drive from Citrus Heights.
For family-minded residents, Citrus Heights features numerous parks, playgrounds and many recreational activities and programs are offered through the Sunrise Recreation and Park District.