Folsom is a city in the state of California, in the United States. Situated in Sacramento County, Folsom is commonly known for Folsom Prison, which was the subject of popular country and western songs, notably the track by the same name written by Johnny Cash. This is a suburb of Sacramento and is also home to Folsom Lake, Folsom Dam, and a historic urban district.
The economy of Folsom is highly involved with local and state government operations such as the prison and the schools. Agriculture, and the high-tech industry are also important in Folsom. The largest private employer in the Sacramento area is Intel, which is based in Folsom. Other top employers in the area include Folsom State Prison, Folsom Cordova Unified School District, and Worthington Imports. Other companies in the area include Waste Connections and the Folsom Aquatic Center. There are many options for office space in Folsom.
Entertainment And Dining Out
There are many things to see and do in Folsom. Known for being a cycling community, it offers 32 miles of bike trails that cover urban areas, as well as those that connect through nature reserves, forests, and along the Lake Front. Trails in this system include the Humbug-Willow Creek Trail, the Folsom Rail Trail, The Folsom Lake Trail (connecting El Dorado Hills with Lake Natoma), and the Oak Parkway Trail. Nearby Folsom Lake provides many recreational options, such as fishing, boating, swimming, and camping. Dining options in Folsom include Pronto’s Pizzeria, Black Wine Bar & Bistro, Benihana’s, Bidwell Street Bistro, and Chicago Fire.
The closest major airport to Folsom, California is Sacramento International Airport. This airport is in Sacramento, California and is 28 miles from the center of Folsom city centre. The U.S Route 50 or Lincoln Freeway runs past the south of Folsom, making it an ideal location for drivers.