Forestville, CA, Homes for Sale
Forestville is located in central Sonoma County, and is about 60 miles (97 km) north of San Francisco. Near Forestville is the confluence of the Laguna de Santa Rosa and Mark West Creek with the Russian River. Forestville's unofficial motto is "Forestville, The Good Life." This phrase appears on license plate holders sold at the local hardware store. The major road through town is Front Street for the length of the town, a distance of about three blocks, between Covey Road and Mirabel Road. It has been made part of Highway 116. The "downtown" blocks were first developed during the 1870s and 1880s. A fire destroyed many of the older structures, and existing buildings date mostly to the early 20th century. According to Sonoma State University professor Jonah Raskin, Forestville "was a gathering place for bohemians and writers and artists,circa 1900. The annual Forestville Youth Park Parade is held each June as a fund-raising event. It is associated with two days of music, and carnival rides in the Youth Park. Food and handicrafts booths are staffed by local vendors and non-profit organizations.
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices
Sonoma County Properties
16315 Main Street, Guerneville, CA 95446
Tel: (707) 869-9011
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