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 69,294 (according to the latest numbers from the California Dept. of Finance). 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.
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.
Become an engaged and informed resident! Find out how to volunteer in your local community, or share your voice at a public hearing or city council meeting.
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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.
The Rocklin Library is a Placer County Library Branch offering four self-checkout machines, a community room, unique reading spaces, a welcoming atmosphere and use of color, and expanded Friends of the Rocklin Library book sales. It also has 13 computers for public use, an Early Literacy Station, and WiFi throughout the building.
Community Meeting Room
Room Capacity: Split Room Capability: 49 + 47 = Limit 96
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:
Frequently Asked Health Questions
Please click the according tabs below to find answers to frequently asked health questions.
Can I find out the health rating of a restaurant?
Yes. Contact the Placer County Environmental Health Dept at 530.745.2300 or visit the Placer County Restaurant Inspection website.
Resources for Seniors
Rocklin is a great place for seniors. We have classes, places to get together and socialize, and various discounts and resources to make the golden years easy and enjoyable.
Rocklin American Legion
Visit the Post 620 American Legion in Rocklin Facebook page.
Sierra College Veterans Resource Center
Assisting Our Veteran Community Integrate Into Educational Life
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.
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.
The City of Rocklin annually approves use of federal Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) to support agencies serving the less fortunate in the community. More than $51,000 in total has already been distributed to Habitat for Humanity, Senior’s First, Stand Up Placer, and the Salvation Army as part of the annual CDBG action plan.
The City recently received an additional $164,189 in CDBG funds from the Coronavirus Aid Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act and Council approved plans for distribution of the funds to the agencies listed below as soon as possible.