Located in the northern part of the Sacramento Valley, Chico, California, is a city of 88,000 residents. The city is the economic, educational, and cultural center of this region, and the city is home to California State University, Chico, and one of the largest parks in the nation.
Chico is know as The City of Roses, and The City of Trees for its natural beauty and green space. The university along with the Enloe Medical Center are the the largest employers in the town. The local school district is rated as one of the best in the state, making this an ideal place to raise a family.
This is a well managed city with a sound infrastructure and excellent city services. There is a special sense of quality small town living here, and this is one of the friendliest towns to be found for hikers and bikers with trails located throughout the city.
There is also some public transportation here in the city that you can take advantage of, if you would rather let someone else take the wheel.