Elk Grove is a wonderful family oriented place to live! Old Town Elk Grove was established in 1868 located approximately 12 miles south of downtown Sacramento.
Elk Grove has grown significantly since then and now consists of three zip codes 95758, 95624, and 95757.
The population of Elk Grove is approximately 130,000 people. The city is divided into several large areas. There is Laguna West, Laguna Creek, Elk Grove Proper, East Elk Grove, and Old Town Elk Grove.
Elk Grove has an excellent school district rated one of the highest in the state! It is also home to just about every type of restaurant and store one could hope for so shopping and dining close to home is plentiful.
The Parks and Recreation District offers extensive programs and resources for families and children. Lots of organized sports and activities for children of all ages and for adults too.
In 2004 Elk Grove was fortunate to see the opening of the Wackford Community Center. The center is 43,000 square feet on 9 acres and features a gymnasium, community meeting room, teen center, and rooms where martial arts and other types of classes are held inside. Outside features an aquatic center with a competition lap pool and two recreation pools with play structures and water slides. There is also an in ground skateboarding park with pools, bowls, and rails for the kids to skate safe from traffic and restrictions!
In addition to the many many community parks in Elk Grove the Laguna Creek meanders its way though Elk Grove and has approximately 13 miles of bike and walking trails to enjoy for exercise and time with the family.
If you currently live in Elk Grove you are familiar with the comfortable lifestyle and advantages of living in one of the best communities in the country! If you are thinking of moving to Elk Grove vs. anywhere else give Elk Grove California serious consideration it is a great place to live!