Introduction to Rio Vista, California
Rio Vista, California is 12 miles NE of Antioch, California and 31 miles S of Sacramento, California. It is in Solano county and part of the Vallejo - Fairfield - Napa metro area. The population of Rio Vista is 4,571.
Rio Vista History
Rio Vista was founded in 1857 by Colonel N. H. Davis. The area was named Rio Vista in 1860. During the floods of 1961, the city experienced a lot of damages and was forced to move from its original upstream location. The rebuilding of Rio Vista started in 1862 and was officially incorporated in 1893.
Rio Vista and nearby Attractions
- Delta Meadows River Park
- Solano County Sandy Beach Park
- Rio Vista Museum
- Fishing Pier Park
Things To Do In Rio Vista
While staying at Rio Vista, you can enjoy boating and other water spots on the Sacramento River. You can also spend your leisure time visiting the city's historical sites. Rio Vista is home to a number of beautiful parks. Every October the city organizes the Rio Vista Bass Festival.
Rio Vista Transportation
Sacramento International Airport is the nearest major airport.
Rio Vista Higher Education
The Los Medanos College is close to the city.