Located in Nevada County, California, Grass Valley is nestled at about 2500 feet elevation in the Sierra Foothills. Right next door to Nevada City, Grass Valley also offers its residents great weather, fresh mountain air, and excellent schools. Grass Valley is a relaxed community known for its history, entertainment, and many events year-round.
Grass Valley is known as California’s most prosperous mining town. Over $400 million in gold was extracted here during the California Gold Rush. Among Grass Valley’s many attractions are The Golden Gate Saloon, the oldest operating saloon in California, and the historic Holbrooke Hotel it is located in, which was build in 1851.
The Grass Valley area has a population of about 24,000. This number includes several nearby communities located in the Grass Valley area: Alta Sierra, Lake of the Pines, Lake Wildwood, Peardale/Chicago Park and Cedar Ridge.
Thinking of moving to Grass Valley? I can help you find Grass Valley homes for sale, land for sale, short sales, foreclosures, REO, and bank owned property.
John Halford, Broker
Halford Real Estate
P.O. Box 2259
Nevada City, CA 95959