Located in the state of California and a city in Sacramento County, Folsom was commonly known for its Prison as well as the Folsom Lake. Folsom was named after Joseph Libbey Folsom who purchased the Racho Rio de Los Americanos from the heirs of the San Francisco merchants who laid out the town which was then called Granite City and was mostly occupied by gold miners who were seeking their fortune in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada. Although only a few of those miners who were able to amass a fortune, the city still prospered through the efforts of Joseph Folsom’s lobbying in order for the city to get a railway that will connect the town with Sacramento.

Population 73,098  (38.60%)

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