Residents

Overview

Residents

Located in South Placer County at the intersection of Interstate 80 and State Highway 65, Rocklin is characterized by rolling hill terrain with 360-degree panoramic views of the Sierra Nevada mountain range to the northeast and to the Sutter-Butte mountain range in the West. 

Rocklin is a preferred location to live because of its convenient location, high quality of life, excellent schools, abundant recreational opportunities, and the highest commitment to public safety. 

Located in South Placer County at the intersection of Interstate 80 and State Highway 65, Rocklin is characterized by rolling hill terrain with 360-degree panoramic views of the Sierra Nevada mountain range to the northeast and to the Sutter-Butte mountain range in the West. 

Rocklin is a preferred location to live because of its convenient location, high quality of life, excellent schools, abundant recreational opportunities, and the highest commitment to public safety. 

Rocklin is located in proximity to many tourist locations and recreational amenities. It is within 20 minutes of Folsom Lake, 30 minutes of downtown and Old Sacramento, and less than 2 hours from Lake Tahoe, the Pacific Ocean, and San Francisco. 

Rocklin has been one of the fastest growing cities in California. The City’s population grew 64% from 2000-2014 with a current population of approximately 64,417. In August 2008, Family Circle magazine named Rocklin one of the “10 Best Towns” for families in America (it was the only California city on the list). 

The City’s strongest assets are its residents, and citizen input and participation set Rocklin apart. We are proud of Rocklin’s rich heritage and excited about its future. Thanks to residents, businesses and community leaders working together, we can ensure a bright future. 

Vision Statement

The City of Rocklin’s mission is to become a city that provides its citizens with exceptional quality of life while maintaining its small town sense of community.

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Education

The City of Rocklin understands the importance of education and its benefit to the community. The city is an active partner and supporter of community schools.

Rocklin is one of the few communities in Northern California where residents can go from primary school through college without leaving home.

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Animals & Pets

Rocklin Police Animal Control Officers want you and your pets to be good neighbors. Often a friendly warning or word of advice is all it takes.

  • Rocklin Animal Control provide the following services:
  • Assistance with nuisance animal problems
  • Bite reports
  • Enforcement of animal laws and ordinances
  • Transportation of stray or abandoned animals to the Rocklin Animal Facility

Pet Licensing

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Parks

The City of Rocklin maintains thirty developed parks and another 200 acres of open space for its residents. A wealth of recreational opportunities throughout Rocklin complement the finest schools, businesses, and homes. You’ll find many diverse recreational opportunities strategically located and easily accessible throughout the city.

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Public Safety

The City of Rocklin is known for its low crime rate and commitment to public safety.

The Rocklin Police and Fire Department also offer opportunities for citizen-volunteers to serve in the public safety arena. 

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Transportation

Rocklin benefits from a wide variety of transportation modes, from rail to bicycle. The links on this page provide information about transportation both within Rocklin and to outlying areas.

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Utilities

The utilities and services available in Rocklin are all owned and operated by private companies. The following list is provided as a courtesy to facilitate contacting the companies that operate these utilities: