Napa County was established in 1850 and currently consists of 800 square miles. The Napa County Sheriff’s Office is housed in a state of the art facility near the airport. A new Napa County Justice Center is planned on a 27-acre site in south Napa. The first project, a reentry facility, recently opened. The new $128 million replacement Napa County Jail is in the design phase.
Geocon was retained by the project architect to perform a geotechnical investigation and a limited sampling for contaminants. The facility is in final design and construction is planned to begin soon.
Interesting Fact: The first Napa County sheriff was Nathaniel McKimmey who was elected in 1853 when the population was 450 people.