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Roseville is an incorporated city which lies in the Sacramento Valley, 16 miles northeast of Sacramento. It is located in Placer County and has a population of about 130,705 (per the 2010 census). Living in Roseville offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Roseville there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Roseville.
The region around Roseville was once home to the Maidu Indians. The city began in 1864 as Roseville Junction on the Central Pacific Railroad, but it did not develop until the Southern Pacific Railroad’s terminals and repair facilities were moved there from Rocklin in 1907. The city remains a principal railway center for both passengers and shipping, and it also has some road freighting services, light manufacturing, and high-technology firms.
Roseville experienced rapid growth in the late 20th century, when it developed as a bedroom community of Sacramento. Eldorado National Forest, Folsom Lake and Auburn state recreation areas, and Folsom Powerhouse State Historic Park lie east of the city.
The public schools in Roseville are highly rated.
Roseville CIty School District
2020 Best School District in Roseville