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Granite Bay


Granite Bay is a suburb of Sacramento with a population of 22,818. Granite Bay is in Placer County and is one of the best places to live in California. Living in Granite Bay offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. In Granite Bay there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Residents of Granite Bay tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Granite Bay are highly rated.

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Granite Bay is part of the Sacramento–Arden-Arcade–Roseville Metropolitan Statistical Area and we are approaching about 23,000 residents. Granite Bay is located in Placer County and is a primarily residential suburb of Sacramento located just east of Roseville and west of Folsom Lake. The place name, Granite Bay, is derived from a bay in Folsom Lake on the east side of the town. The entire town is underlain by granodiorite of the Penryn Pluton of Cretaceous age, hence the geological basis for the place name. Granite Bay itself is about 21.6 square miles and is made up of two main zip codes: 95746 and 95661. The area codes in Granite Bay are 916 and 279. Granite Bay is a safe city with 58% less crime than California. The beauty of living in Granite Bay is you are within 10 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. Be sure to check out our videos and about the specific neighborhoods if you want to learn more


Granite Bay’s climate closely tracks that of the Sacramento Metropolitan region. It is characterized by comfortable fall and spring temperatures in the 70s and warm summers. The average annual rainfall is 21 inches per year.

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