A thriving farm town with plenty of upscale amenities

Welcome to Corning

Corning is a small, bustling town nestled between the Sierra Nevada and Coastal ranges with deep roots in the California agricultural industry. The olive industry is a vital part of life in this community, from rolling groves and farms to specialty olive oil shops. A large state recreation area and easy access to the nearby Sacramento River allow plenty of opportunities to enjoy the warm North California climate. 

The highly rated golf courses and state-of-the-art equestrian facilities in Corning are perfect for sports lovers who wish to create unforgettable adventures in nature. Charming local eateries and shops offer a variety of options for Corning locals. With its breathtaking pastoral views and easy access to upscale amenities, Corning is a true gem of Northern California. 

What to Love 

  • Ample upscale shopping and dining destinations
  • Easy access to the Sacramento River for boating and water sports
  • Golf and equestrian facilities
  • Gorgeous olive groves across rolling hillsides

Local Lifestyle

This bustling farm town boasts an array of outdoor opportunities for residents eager to enjoy Northern California’s temperate weather. With access to plenty of golf courses, equestrian facilities, and lush parks, Corning is an adventurer's dream. Corning’s location gives residents direct access to major highways leading to Oregon, the Bay Area, and Sacramento. The nearby Sierra Nevada foothills are rich with spots for camping, hiking, and hunting. With the Rolling Hills Casino and Resort nearby, there are endless dining and entertainment options available. 

Dining, Entertainment, & Shopping

Located in the Rolling Hills Casino and Resort, Rock and Brews serves classic American food with a fun twist. This eatery also has extensive local and international craft beer options. The atmosphere here is all about fun and music, with themed decor and live entertainment. The historic Lassen Steak House, located in nearby Vina, is a Northern California institution. Each of the steaks is hand-cut and carefully prepared with fresh, local beef.

Marco’s Pizza has served pizza and other Italian favorites in Corning for almost 60 years. This is a friendly, laid-back spot that is a longtime favorite of many locals. Olive Pit is a bistro and food shop in Corning, serving a variety of delectable sandwiches and beverages. The artisan locale features an extensive collection of olives, olive oil, balsamic vinegar, and craft beer. The Corning Olive Company produces and sells the freshest olive oil and related products, all using local California olives. 

Things to Do 

Located in Corning, the Rolling Hills Casino and Resort is a hotspot of dining, entertainment, and outdoor recreation in the area. In addition to slot machines and table games, the casino is also home to various restaurants and nightlife venues. There is an event center, amphitheater, and comedy club on-site for a variety of entertainment options. The Links at Rolling Hills is the gorgeous golf course on the casino grounds that was named the best course in California’s northern region This course is well known for its moveable tees and breathtaking beauty. There is also a driving range and short game practice facility on-site. 

Rolling Hills Equestrian Center is a spacious show and training facility on the casino grounds. This space is used for events, tournaments, and annual training. The Clear Creek Sports Club is a 1,400-acre wildlife oasis behind the casino grounds boasting pheasants, quail, turkey, and waterfowl. 

Woodson Bridge State Recreation Area is located along the Sacramento River. This gorgeous woodland park has a sand and gravel beach to enjoy the sun and river. There is also a large riparian forest within the park, rich with towering trees and beautiful wildflowers. The Sacramento River runs through Corning, with several public access points within the community for boating and water sports. 


The Corning Union Elementary School District serves the community of Corning. Excellent schools of note in the area include:


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Overview for Corning, CA

8,156 people live in Corning, where the median age is 32.5 and the average individual income is $19,331. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Demographics and Employment Data for Corning, CA

Corning has 2,644 households, with an average household size of 3.08. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Corning do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 8,156 people call Corning home. The population density is 2,299.36 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Schools in Corning, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby Corning. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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Corning Independent Study
9th - 12th
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6th - 8th
Olive View Elementary
K - 6th
9th - 12th
West Street Elementary
K - 6th
No rating available
K - 8th
Centennial Continuation High
9th - 12th
No rating available

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