Originally a center of activity during the Gold Rush.
The town of Rancho Cordova wasn’t given its final name and incorporated until the 1960s. Now, the bustling town is spread over 34 square miles, and is a popular commuter town for nearby Sacramento. Many families choose to build new homes in Rancho Cordova communities to take advantage of the excellent transit and educational opportunities. There are four school districts serving the city, funnelling older students into three high schools spread across the city. Despite more than 50,000 out of 63,000 residents working outside of the city, civic pride can be seen in abundance. Throughout the year, residents love to get together for cultural weekends, craft beer and wine tastings, and art festivals, held to celebrate the city’s vibrant population. Typically, new homes in Rancho Cordova, CA are built in residential communities where children have free rein to play together in green areas like Sandpiper Park or the Heron’s Landing play area. Our favorite areas in Rancho Cordova with new homes for sale include Anatolia Village, and Stone Creek, which are located just 5 minutes away from beautiful Mather Regional Park. Families who love the outdoors can also enjoy kayaking in Lake Natoma or trail walking in Ancil Hoffman Park.