About Rocklin


About Rocklin

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 mountains to the northeast and to the Sutter-Butte mountain range in the West. 

Rocklin is a preferred location to live, work, visit, and grow business because of its convenient location, excellent schools and universities, 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 the Bay Area. 

Rocklin has been one of the fastest growing cities in California. The City’s population grew 22% from 2010 to 2021, with a current population of approximately 72,975, according to the latest Census. In 2021, Money Magazine named Rocklin one of the “50 Best Places to Live in America.” 

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.