Saint Helena

An important business and banking center for the wine industry.

Welcome to St. Helena

The City of St. Helena is located in the center of the world-famous wine-growing Napa Valley, 65 miles north of San Francisco.
The area was settled in 1834 as part of General Vallejo's land grant. The City of St. Helena was incorporated as a City on March 24, 1876, and reincorporated on May 14, 1889.
The City from its inception has served as a rural agricultural center. Over the years, with the growth and development of the wine industry, the City has become an important business and banking center for the wine industry. The City also receives many visitors as a result of the wine industry and the area's scenic qualities. The main goal of the City is to maintain a small-town atmosphere and to provide quality services to its citizens.
The official population of the City of St. Helena as of January 1, 2018, is 6,118. St. Helena is a full-service City and encompasses an area of 4 square miles. The City’s General Fund FY 2018-19 budget is $14.3 million with a total operating budget of $30.5 million.  The assessed valuation of the City for FY 2018-19 is $2.53 billion.

St. Helena Real Estate Insights

Saint Helena real estate is in high demand. Contact the Saint Helena real estate agents, brokers & realtors at Coldwell Banker Brokers of the Valley to find houses, vineyard estates & luxury homes for sale in Saint Helena, CA.
The City of St. Helena is a General Law City and operates under the Council-City Manager form of government. The City Council is the governing body and has the power to make and enforce all laws and set policies related to municipal affairs. The City Manager is responsible for carrying out the policies of the City Council and for the proper and efficient management of municipal activities. The City Manager directs and manages the various departments and municipal services through appointed Department Heads who directly supervise and administer the various City programs, services, and activities.

Credits: City of St. Helena