The City of Citrus Heights incorporated on January 1, 1997. Although it may seem as if the City of Citrus Heights is relatively young, the Citrus Heights area has a deep-rooted history dating back to the late 1800s and the Gold Rush days.
Citrus Heights, with a population of 84,345, is a unique established community in Sacramento County. Conveniently located between downtown Sacramento and Roseville, Citrus Heights is an easy commute to nearly all major employment zones in greater Sacramento, including Rancho Cordova, Folsom, Natomas, and South Placer County.
The city has established itself as an important suburb in the Sacramento region with its solid base of small businesses, retail chains, and food service establishments. With an ongoing commitment to providing high-quality, economical, responsive services to the local community, the city is well-positioned for future commercial redevelopment, neighborhood enhancements, and positive changes.
The Citrus Heights community is family friendly with great schools, beautiful parks, a wide offering of youth programs and many community events, in addition to lots of nearby shops and restaurants. Citrus Heights is definitely a great place to live, work and play!