The vibrant town of St. Helena is situated in the center of one of the most naturally beautiful and charming environments in the nation, the Napa Valley. The city is surrounded by world-famous wineries, wonderful restaurants, country inns, and posh resorts. The renowned city of San Francisco is just 65 miles south of St. Helena, ensuring easy access to one of the world's most cherished destinations. From its 1880s roots, the city has serves as an agricultural center, but continued development of the wine industry has transformed St. Helena into an important business and banking center as well. In the fact of a growing population and throngs of visitors each year, the city has managed to preserve its small-town feeling and charm. Within Napa County and other Bay Area communities, recreational opportunities are virtually without limit around the four seasons.