Here Are The 11 Best Places To Live In Northern California And Why

Northern California has some pretty amazing places to live, we all know that to be a fact. However, if you want to get official about it, here’s a list of Northern California communities ranked as the best places to live that factors in the excellence of the public school system, the affordability of the homes, and the growth and prosperity of these towns and cities.

If you draw a line straight through the middle of California, you’ll of course see the Bay Area in the Northern Half. To cater to those of us who live outside of that particular region, this list only includes the Sacramento region and up. If you are interested in a list that includes the Bay, check out NerdWallet, where we drew some facts and information to compile this list.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

Did your city make the list? For more Northern California culture, be sure to check out 11 Things You Quickly Learn When You Move To Northern California.