Vacaville, California is located in Solano County, California, United States, between Sacramento and San Francisco. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 88,625. According to the Community Development Department of the City of Vacaville, the total population as of 2005 was 96,735. The University of California, Davis campus is located about 20 miles (32 km) to the northeast.
The City of Vacaville, incorporated in 1892 and currently comprising just under 27 square miles, has a beautiful setting bordered by rolling hillsides, fruit orchards, and fertile farmland. A diverse population call Vacaville home, and have helped transform the community from a small agricultural town into a thriving and progressive city. While the City's population history shows its rapid growth, Vacaville remains a "small town at heart", whose residents pride themselves on a high level of community involvement.
Vacaville was founded as an agricultural and rail shipping center. It is surrounded by rolling hills and sits at the intersection of Interstates 80 and 505. The city's ideal location and its commitment to industry, affordable housing, quality schools, a wide array of youth activities, and numerous community events contribute to making Vacaville a family-oriented city. Residents of all ages participate in organized sports leagues year-round, including soccer, baseball, softball, and ice hockey. In addition, the City of Vacaville provides high quality recreation programs for all ages, and has continued to invest in state-of-the-art public recreation facilities, including a new community pool with water slides and a diving well, ball fields, and a skateboard park.
There are numerous community events throughout the year that provide fun for the entire family, including the annual Fiesta Days and Fourth of July celebrations, a “Tribute to Seniors”, free concerts during the summer at the downtown Creekwalk, and the “Merriment on Main” festivities during the holiday season. With Vacaville’s central location, residents can “day trip” to beaches, Lake Tahoe, and the Napa wine country. However, they need not look further than Vacaville for a wide range of arts and entertainment opportunities, including the Vacaville Performing Arts Theater. For those who enjoy the outdoors, Lagoon Valley Park provides the opportunity to fish, hike, and sail in a scenic, natural setting.
Other options include enjoying the downtown with a stroll along the beautiful Creekwalk, catching a movie, or hitting the ice at the skating center. Residents and visitors enjoy an expanding choice of restaurants in the revitalized, historic downtown, and some of the best shopping in the area with a thriving retail district along Interstate 80 that includes one of the largest factory outlet complexes in California.
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Population, household and median age statistics are based primarily on the 2010 US Census data projected forward to the present day.
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