Welcome to Your City!
Long respected by industry for its prime location and strategic advantages, West Sacramento is increasingly being discovered by new residents and businesses who also realize the city's locational advantages. Thousands are taking notice of its riverfront beauty, business- friendly attitude, small town charm, central location, outstanding transportation access, and proximity to the best that the region has to offer.
Though a relatively young city, West Sacramento community life dates back to the Gold Rush. Residents and businesses will easily find:
Urgent care and medical offices are located in the city and a full service hospital is located a few miles from the city center. Nine public schools and several private schools serve West Sacramento. The city's commitment to quality schools is evidenced by approval of a $25 million local school bond issue and a special commission on school excellence. Higher education is also within easy reach with four community colleges located nearby, including the West Sacramento Center of Sacramento City College. Five universities and numerous private colleges offer specialized degree and occupational training programs. West Sacramento allows new residents to realize something that most have only dreamed about – the opportunity to work and live in the same community.
Whether your interests include baseball, boating or bicycling, West Sacramento can accommodate you. Our 22 neighborhood parks include direct river access for fishing and boating, viewing the river or enjoying concerts at River Walk Park. During summer evenings, you're likely to find residents at Raley Field enjoying a River Cats game. West Sacramento is at the heart of a thriving metropolitan area whose cultural offerings include the Sacramento Ballet, Opera and Philharmonic, the Sacramento Community Theater and art and history museums. Other leisure and entertainment opportunities include fine restaurants, wineries, brew pubs and the popular Sacramento Kings NBA basketball team.
West Sacramento’s residential offerings range from quaint, historic Queen Anne cottages along the river to established neighborhoods on tree-lined streets. Thousands are discovering Southport, the new master-planned residential area in the southern part of the city. Southport offers residential villages linked to parks and recreational trails, neighborhood schools and retail services. All this just minutes away from, even bicycling distance to, employment centers and the cultural amenities of the Sacramento metro area. West Sacramento offers an unparalleled combination of riverfront beauty and location, with home prices from the high $100,000s to $400,000.