Orangevale is a community rich with over 150 years of history. It was originally known as “Orange Vale Colony” due to the large number of orange groves located in the area. The community is known for its rolling hills that offer the best views of the Sierra Nevada mountain range, its foothills, and its charming rural character in the middle of a growing metropolitan area.
Orangevale is characterized by natural beauty, lush trees and regal mountain views. With easy access to the American River Bike Trail, the city offers recreational opportunities including hiking, biking, and jogging. Lake Natoma features kayaking, swimming and fishing and there are a variety of water activities at nearby Folsom Lake. The schools are highly rated and the area experiences the same industrial and business growth as nearby Sacramento and Roseville.
Orangevale schools are the jurisdiction of the highly regarded San Juan Unified School District.
Residents enjoy entertainment including the annual Music and Brew Revue, a Father's Day weekend celebration of great Blues and Rock music, as well as a classic car show. Orangevale’s annual Pow Wow Days Town and Country Fair brings area residents together during the summer for a 4-day family-friendly event.
Orangevale offers moderately priced homes on desirable lots. Some of the homes offer larger acreage ideal for equestrian enthusiasts or avid gardeners.
The community of Orangevale provides the convenience of nearby metropolitan assets mixed with a remote feel and country living.