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Napa City is the largest and most populated of the five cities and eight towns that make up Napa County also know as Napa Valley. It's estimated that between 75 and 80,000 people call Napa City their home. The other cities are American Canyon, Yountville, ST. Helena and Calistoga. The towns of Napa County are: Angwin, Berryessa, Circle Oaks, Deer Park, Gordon Valley, Oakville, Pope Valley and Rutherford; all total, Napa Valley has an estimated 135,000 citizens.
The Downtown area of Napa City is the center for government services and location of the Napa County Superior Court. Downtown also represents some of the historical charm dating back to the gold and silver rush era. The City Of Napa is rich with history dating back to the gold rush days. Napa was founded in 1847 and became a prominent player in the Gold Rush Era of the 1850's The buildings of the Gold Rush Era were mostly destroyed in the 1906 earthquake, however; much of the historic elegance shines through the remnant buildings, many have been restored to there past splendor. Downtown Napa City is a unique area with lots to offer her residents and visitors. From the Napa Mill Building housing the 66 room Napa River Inn to the Napa Valley Opera House offering a 180 seat Cafe Theater on the lower floor and the 500 seat Margit Biever Mondavi Theater upstairs. With plays, opera, musicals dance and more. From fine wines to pleasant reminders of her beautiful history Downtown Napa City is rich in culture; and a place for fun and relaxation. Main Street Napa is comprised of specialty boutiques and many first class restaurants serving exquisite cuisine created to complement the many varieties of fine wines Napa is famous for. As a vacation destination or a day trip; if you're looking for friendly outgoing people who are committed to great customer service, Historic Downtown Napa makes an excellent choice.
Know not only for its wines, Napa has a great quality lifestyle that attracts people from all over the world, however; most of the visitors (over 50%) come from California and the rest are from the other States with a small portion coming from other countries. In fact Napa California is second only to Disneyland in terms of tourism within the State of California, with close to 5 million visitors each year. So what's the big draw? Most people say Disneyland is a great place for the kids. Napa is an extraordinary place for mature adults to take time and enjoy some of lifeï¿½s simpler pleasures.
God created a Mediterranean climate in Napa that provides seasons of unparallel beauty in this picturesque valley. Winters are relatively short while delivering an abundance of sweet life giving waters; Fall will absolutely mesmerize you with bright and vivid colors. Picture perfect cloudless skies of spring and summer days, with mildly humid evenings accented by fragrances of flowers and pine; gently carried by a cool coastal breeze all add to the true romance of Napa. Come experience Napa's unique diversity; sip the valley's best wines while indulging exquisite cuisine. Enjoy curbside coffees with tasty croissants, fresco dining, or an elegant evening at one of Napa's first class restaurant, offering foods from a variety of countries, prepared by great chefs; guaranteed to satisfy just about everyone's discerning palate and culinary taste.
Napa City is a great community to visit or call home. If you're considering relocating or looking for a vacation home, Napa will put you in a gorgeous valley nestled between beautiful mountains and vineyards, living amongst warm and loving people. Napa City has a variety of lovely homes to choose from, in Old Town there are restored homes of Victorian distinction. Up north are 1960ish subdivisions offering a variety of floor plans in comfortable settings. On the west side is Browns Valley with homes from the World War 2 era to high end executive homes. In the south are marina homes and condominiums as well as executive homes with private docks. The Silverado Country Club area offers upscale condominiums and housing in a world class resort setting with golf courses and tennis courts. For a rural or country feel there are opportunities for custom homes with larger lots located in Circle Oaks, a part of Napa's northeast area. Home prices in Napa range from the low $200,000 for entry level homes & Condominiums, prices go up incrementally to hundreds of thousands or many millions depending on what you're looking for. Homes with beautiful gated estates and vineyards will typically cost the most and will run into many millions of dollars.
The City of Napa offers world class golf courses. You can come to relax and unwind while being pampered at renowned spas, or visit one of Napa's fine art galleries, see the valley from a hot air balloon, or go hiking and see Napa's natural beauty up close. Napa is a city with excellent shopping, museums, fine dinning, beautiful parks and recreation areas, river activities, well-crafted wines, and exquisite wineries. Relaxing in one of the luxury inns, or Bed and Breakfast places, shopping, or taking the Historical Walking Tour around the town will give you the feel for Napa life. There are so many fantastic attributes to this great city; come see for yourself, you'll be glad you did.
Napa is more than fine foods, wines and great homes; it is host to a variety of exciting events throughout the year.