Introduction to St. Helena, California
St. Helena History
The city of St. Helena was first incorporated on March 24, 1876 and reincorporated on May 14, 1889. The first Europeans to extensively explore the Napa Valley were Don Francis Castro and Father Jose Altimura, who arrived in 1823.
St. Helena and nearby Attractions
- Bothe - Napa Valley State Park
- Charles M. Schulz Museum & Research Center
- Helen Putnam Regional Park
- Pacific Coast Air Museum
- Bale Grist Mill State Historic Park
Things To Do In St. Helena
The Bothe-Napa Valley State Park, the Helen Putnam Regional Park and the Annadel State Park offer a wide variety of opportunities for recreation. Local museums include the Charles M. Schulz Museum & Research Center, the Pacific Coast Air Museum and the Petaluma Museum.
St. Helena Transportation
Sacramento International is the nearest major airport.
St. Helena Higher Education
Higher education can be pursued at Napa Valley College, Sonoma State University and Contra Costa College.