Why you'd want to live in Rancho Cordova
Rancho Cordova boasts one of the most affordable housing markets in the County. Home buyers will find options for first-time home buyers and very affordable “starter” homes, while at the same time having the option to choose from very fine planned development communities. Rancho Cordova officially incorporated on July 1, 2003, becoming the 478th city in the State of California. Located in the eastern part of Sacramento County, Rancho Cordova is a community with a rich history including the first 12 miles of railroad in California, a thriving military base in its time, and the home of a nearly 3,000 businesses. The community chose to incorporate in order to retain and improve its identity and quality of life, to increase representation and accessibility of local government, to provide greater control over local land use, planning, and regulatory matters, and to provide an increased level of service to Rancho Cordova residents.