ESTABLISHED AS A RESULT OF THE CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH IN THE MID-1800S, THE TOWN OF RANCHO CORDOVA HAS A RICH HISTORY TIED TO THE WESTERN EXPANSION OF THE UNITED STATES.
Situated in the heart of the Northern California gold country and a pivotal stop along the early transcontinental railroad, Rancho Cordova is rich in history and culture. Whether you are hoping to walk the historic neighborhoods, stroll the area's parks, tour one of the many museums, or experience Gold Country first-hand, Rancho Cordova has an abundance of things to do for history buffs of all types.
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The discovery of gold ignited a mass migration toward the west. In Rancho Cordova, you can travel and explore the treasures of Gold Country just off of historic Highway 49. Here are a few of our favorite places to visit for Gold Country history: