Briggs Ranch in Folsom

Nestled just west of Folsom's bustling downtown, lies the charming neighborhood of Briggs Ranch. With a mix of bustling streets and tranquil tree-lined avenues, Briggs Ranch offers a unique blend of urban excitement and residential serenity. The community is known for its inclusive atmosphere and welcomes visitors and residents of all backgrounds. Whether you're in search of a lively city experience or a peaceful retreat, Briggs Ranch is sure to deliver.

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Briggs Ranch, located in the city of Folsom, California, has a rich history dating back to the late 1800s. Originally, the area was used for farming and cattle grazing by the Briggs family, who were among the first settlers in the region. Over the years, the family continued to acquire more land and eventually owned a substantial portion of what is now known as Briggs Ranch.

In the 1960s and 1970s, as Folsom grew and expanded, the Briggs family made the decision to sell some of their land for residential development. The first homes in Briggs Ranch were built in the 1970s, and the community continued to grow and expand over the following decades. Today, Briggs Ranch is a well-established neighborhood with a diverse mix of single-family homes, townhouses, and apartments.


Throughout its history, Briggs Ranch has been a hub of community activity, with residents coming together for events, activities, and social gatherings. The neighborhood has its own community center, parks, and recreational areas, providing residents with ample opportunities to connect with one another and enjoy the outdoors. Additionally, Briggs Ranch is known for its strong sense of community and inclusive atmosphere, attracting residents of all backgrounds, ages, and lifestyles.

In recent years, Briggs Ranch has undergone a revitalization, with many homes being updated and modernized to meet the needs of contemporary families. Despite these changes, the neighborhood has managed to maintain its distinctive character and charm, making it one of the most sought-after communities in Folsom. Whether you're a lifelong resident or a newcomer to the area, Briggs Ranch offers a warm and welcoming atmosphere, rich history, and endless opportunities for growth and discovery.

Activities and attractions

Briggs Ranch is surrounded by a wealth of activities and attractions for residents and visitors to enjoy. Located near Folsom Lake, residents can enjoy boating, fishing, and hiking. The historic Folsom Prison and its museum offer a unique look into California's past. The nearby Folsom Premium Outlets shopping center offers a great shopping experience, and the area is dotted with parks, walking trails, and open spaces for outdoor recreation. For those seeking indoor entertainment, the downtown area offers a vibrant atmosphere with shops, restaurants, museums, and cultural events. From outdoor recreation to cultural experiences, Briggs Ranch has something for everyone.



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Public Schools

Briggs Ranch Schools

The Briggs Ranch neighborhood has numerous high-quality schools in the area as well as in the surrounding Folsom neighborhoods.

Folsom Hills Elementary School

• Public • Grades K-5 
• 579 students


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Vista Del Lago High School

• Public District • Grades 9-12 
• 1,896 students


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Folsom Middle School

• Public District • Grades 6-8
• 1,430


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