The North Orchard community of the town of Vacaville, California is formed by the boundaries of Vaca Valley Road to the north, Monte Vista Avenue and Foothill Drive to the south, Pleasant Valley Road to the west, and Gibson Canyon Road to the east. There are two city parks in the area of North Orchard, Hemlock School Park and North Orchard Park. Vacaville is located in Solano County in Northern California. Vacaville is halfway between Sacramento and San Francisco on Interstate 80. Vacaville is approximately 55 miles from San Francisco and 35 miles from Sacramento. At the time of the 2010 census, Vacaville had a population of 92,428.
The city was built on land deeded by Manuel Cabeza de Vaca to William McDaniel in 1850. Rich soil in the area made it a perfect location for growing nut trees and produce. The Pony Express had a stop in Vacaville. The climate in the area is typical Mediterranean with warm, dry summers and cool, rainy winters. Compared to other regions of California, winters in Vacaville are mild. According to the National Weather Service the average January temperature is a maximum 55 degrees and a minimum of near 37 degrees. The average high temperature in the summer months is about 96 degrees. Local pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies have their operations in Vacaville: ALZA Corporation, Genentech, Kaiser Permanente, and Novartis International AG. In 2014 ICON Aircraft announced they would consolidate their operation into a new facility in Vacaville. The Creek Walk is held in downtown Vacaville every Friday during the summer months. Vacaville Premium Outlets is a great place for shopping. Children in Vacaville attend schools in the Vacaville Unified School District which employees 1,273 local residents. Some children in Vacaville attend Travis Unified School District.
Real estate available in the North Orchard community at this time is limited to almost exclusively single-family homes. Lots on which to build your custom home are a rare find in this area. Currently a lot that is slightly over one acre in size sells for approximately $191,500. The price for a single-family home begins at around $309,950 and goes up to $985,000. Contact us today to schedule an appointment to see any of the properties available in the North Orchard community of Vacaville are any neighboring community.