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Raley Field, home of the River Cats, is located in West Sacramento. This photo shows the front gate.

West Sacramento

This community is an easy commute to downtown Sacramento

Published: Tuesday, May. 15, 2007 - 9:33 am
Last Modified: Thursday, May. 17, 2007 - 3:15 pm

The city of West Sacramento is located smack on the Sacramento River within minutes of the State Capitol.

A community of a little over 30,000, West Sacramento residents enjoy an easy commute into downtown Sacramento in addition to quick access to the Downtown Plaza shopping center and historic Old Sacramento with its renown Railroad Museum.

West Sacramento is home to the River Cats, a minor league baseball team that plays in a recently built stadium near the Sacramento River.

Direct river access is available for fishing or boating.

Cultural activities ranging from the ballet and theater are available in nearby downtown Sacramento in addition to a host of events at the University of California campus in Davis to the west.

Homebuyers can find locations along the river as well inland in a full range of prices. Nine public schools and several private schools are located in the city, which recently approved a $25 million school bond issue.

Commute time to downtown Sacramento

The average commute time of West Sacramento residents is about 20 minutes.


Davis Joint Unified School District | Esparto Unified School District | Washington Unified School District | Winters Joint Unified School District | Woodland Joint Unified School District

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