American Canyon Real Estate

American Canyon is a small city in southeastern Napa County, 11 miles south of the city of Napa and adjacent to the Solano County city of Vallejo.  Once known as Napa Junction, American Canyon has grown from a small railroad stop with a cement plant and company housing to the flourishing, family-friendly city that it is today.

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American Canyon Real Estate

American Canyon Homes for Sale May 30, 2024
5
Listed
255
Avg. DOM
$829.38
Avg. $ / Sq.Ft.
$779,000
Med. List Price
5 Properties
4
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
3,400
Sq.Ft.
1906
Year Built
770
Days on Site
321020517
MLS
$859,000
Neighborhood: Standard Pacific
5
Beds
3
Baths
3,165
Sq.Ft.
2005
Year Built
63
Days on Site
324004742
MLS
4
Beds
3
Baths
2,201
Sq.Ft.
2007
Year Built
37
Days on Site
324027696
MLS
2
Beds
2
Baths
1,440
Sq.Ft.
1971
Year Built
17
Days on Site
324036463
MLS
2
Beds
1
Baths
672
Sq.Ft.
1965
Year Built
9
Days on Site
324038968
MLS

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In 2008 Fortune Magazine named American Canyon as number 11 on its list of 100 Best Places to Live and Launch a Business.  Surrounded by open spaces with hiking and equestrian trails, American Canyon is a thoughtfully developed city, complete with neighborhood parks and playgrounds, an aquatic center, a community center that offers programs for residents from tots to seniors, sports fields, and a skate board park.  Commuters will appreciate the easy highway/freeway access to towns and cities throughout the Bay Area and beyond - and San Francisco is only a short ferry ride away from the Vallejo Ferry Terminal (located 6 miles from American Canyon), which offers regular Baylink ferry service between San Francisco and Vallejo.

The majority of homes in American Canyon are detached single-family residences.  The first subdivision, called McKnight Acres, was built in the 1950s on large parcels and consisted of individually designed Mid-century homes.  Another subdivision, built by a developer, soon followed.  Since then, development has continued and American Canyon is a city of neighborhoods with homes ranging from brand-new homes in modern subdivisions to vintage Mid-century ranches.

American Canyon, California Real Estate

Real estate in Napa's wine country tends to be expensive, but American Canyon real estate is surprisingly affordable by Bay Area standards.  If you are looking for a home in a thriving community that offers reasonably priced real estate, family amenities, and convenient access to other northern California locations take a look at homes for sale in American Canyon, CA.

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American Canyon Homes for Sale

American Canyon is a fairly new city and wasn’t even incorporated until 1992. Conveniently located around 35 miles northeast of San Francisco, American Canyon lies right at the southern tip of Napa County, just north of Vallejo and the Carquinez Strait. Today, only about 20,000 people call the city of American Canyon home, and despite population projections only reaching around 24,000 by 2030, strong residential growth over the years still resulted in the development and construction of a local high school back in 2010, which included state-of-the-art athletic facilities and even a fabulous 400-seat Performing Arts Center. Outside of its distinct laid-back vibe, American Canyon is also known for having a sprawling network of protected green spaces essentially surround the city, which includes the Napa River and a 500-acre wetlands preserve to the west of town, the 640-acre Jack and Bernice Newell Wilderness Preserve to the east of town, and the scenic foothills and vineyards of the Sulphur Springs Mountains to the northeast of town. 

American Canyon Real Estate 

With so much open space and a number of protected nature preserves scattered throughout the area, most homes for sale in American Canyon lie close to the city center. And because American Canyon lives much like any typical small town, most of the local real estate landscape consists of established neighborhoods that feature a nice mix of detached single-family homes of all shapes and sizes. Smaller entry-level homes in American Canyon usually start somewhere in or around the mid-$400,000s, while many of the city’s most expensive properties tend to top out near $800,000. 

Amenities & Attractions in American Canyon 

Most nearby amenities and attractions lie outside of town, although there are a few small public parks found within American Canyon’s boundaries. Located just north of town is the Chardonnay Golf Club and Fagan Marsh State Marine Park, and wedged in between also lies the Napa County Airport. 

Local Schools in American Canyon CA

  • Canyon Oaks Elementary School - 475 Silver Oak Trail, American Canyon CA
  • Donaldson Way Elementary School - 430 Donaldson Way, American Canyon CA 
  • American Canyon High School - 3000 Newell Drive, American Canyon CA 
  • America Canyon Middle School - 300 Benton Way, American Canyon, CA 
  • Napa Junction Elementary School - 300 Napa Junction Road, American Canyon, CA