About Fair Oaks, California
Fair Oaks is a city located in Sacramento County, California, with a population of 31,750 as of the 2024 census. Fair Oaks was founded in 1895 and is also known as the Village or Fair Oaks Village. The city is bordered to the west by Carmichael, north by the city of Citrus Heights, to the east by Orangevale, and to the south by the American River. Fair Oaks has a total area of 11.63 square miles, of which 11.55 square miles is land and 0.08 square miles is water. The city boasts a Mediterranean climate with hot summers and mild, damp winters. Fair Oaks has a range of community events throughout the year, including the Taste of Fair Oaks. The city has several parks, including Bannister Park, Fair Oaks Park, Jim David Park, Miller Park, Mont View Park, Phoenix Park, Village Park, and Little Phoenix Park. The city has a Veteran’s Memorial Amphitheatre, where various events take place throughout the year. Fair Oaks has a unique destination called Old Fair Oaks, which offers a glimpse into the town’s rich history with distinctive storefronts, antique shops, the Amphitheatre, and local artists. Fair Oaks is a blend of urban and rural lifestyles, offering the best of both worlds.