Placer County, California

Placer County is ideally located in NorCal, 132 miles northeast of San Francisco and 100 miles west of Reno, NV, and is simply a great place to live! It's sandwiched between Sacramento, El Dorado, and Nevada Counties, covers about 1,500 square miles, is home to about 400,000 lucky people, and features a diverse climate, community, and geography that is rare - even in California. Going from 90 feet in elevation to 9,000 feet, Placer County escorts you from the Sacramento Valley floor through the breathtaking Sierra Mountains to stunning Lake Tahoe in only 90 minutes. It's truly an historic place that's rich in heritage, but it might surprise you that it ranks #1 out of all California counties for the Best Quality of Life. Not bad!

Placer County, CA

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There's so much to see and do here in Placer County, and you're no more than say 2 hours from Lake Tahoe, Napa Valley, and the San Francisco Bay area! Whether you want to explore historic gold mining towns like Auburn, which is the County Seat and is registered as a California Historical Landmark, whether you want to cross the famous Foresthill Bridge, California's highest bridge at 730 feet in elevation, or if you want to visit Roseville, the largest city in the county, Placer County has something for everyone. Check out some of its most popular cities and towns below, and feel free to contact us with any questions you may have. Visit El Dorado County here. We look forward to hearing from you!