Introduction to Loomis, California
Loomis is located in Placer County. It was founded in 1851 and was formed from portions of Sutter and Yuba Counties. The town was named in honor of Jim Loomis, a railroad agent and postmaster. Loomis was incorporated on December 17, 1984.
Loomis and Nearby Attractions
- Gold Country Museum.
- California State Railroad Museum.
- Old Sacramento State Historic Park.
- Gibson Ranch County Park.
- South Yuba River State Park.
- Calaveras Big Trees State Park.
Things To Do In Loomis
Calaveras Big Trees State Park, Colusa National Wildlife Refuge, South Yuba River State Park and Gibson Ranch County Park are the local parks. Local museums include the California Military Museum, Discovery Museum, the Placer County Museum and the Folsom History Museum. The Leland Stanford Mansion State Historic Park, the Folsom Powerhouse State Historic Park and Sutter's Fort State Historic Park are all accessible from Loomis as well.
Sacramento International is the nearest major airport.
Loomis Higher Education
Higher education can be pursued at American River College, Sierra College and California State University-Sacramento.