Overview of Corning
Nestled among the Mendocino and Tahoe National Forests along Interstate 5, Corning provides residents with the perfect small town feel. Amid Corning's natural setting and its below average cost-of-living, residents are sure to find a bargain when looking for Corning apartments for rent. Living in this small town lets residents enjoy hiking and other outdoor activities, according to Backpacker Magazine. If you're in search of something more, the state capital of Sacramento is a scenic two hour drive to the south. This agricultural driven city also serves as host to a Bell-Carter Foods production facility. Since approximately 32 percent of the population is 18 years of age and younger, the town provides an environment that appeals to many families.
Living in Corning, CA
Incorporated in 1907, Corning is known as the "Olive City," according to the city's website. Other than the abundance of olive oil that it produces, this rural city harvests almonds, walnuts and peaches, and is also a large area for cattle and sheep ranching. Known for its excellent reading program, the children of Corning will receive an education like no other in the area. Located just 25 miles northwest of Chico, Calif. and 17 miles south of Red Bluff, residents will never run out of adventures to enjoy. With an average commute of 19 minutes, according to the U.S. Census, traveling to work with the view you'll have in Corning will be more than enjoyable.
With many top employers in the field of agriculture, the city is also home to a variety of employment opportunities in other fields. Some of the county's top employers include Bell-Carter Olive Co., the Rolling Hills Casino and Corning Ford Chrysler.
Corning Attractions and Special Events
Interested in more than hiking through national forests? Corning is home to the Rolling Hills Casino. Serving as the entertainment center of the city, events of all sorts are held at Rolling Hills. With lodging, gaming, dining and a number of entertaining events, parents and single residents of Corning apartments can enjoy a night out without traveling too far from home.
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