Historic California Posts, Camps,
Stations and Airfields
Travis Defense Area Family Housing
US Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles
District History (1997)
site is located in Solano County, approximately 6 miles east
of Vacaville, California
Site History: Prior to 1940, the site was owned by the
U.S. Government. The 14.31 acre site was used by the Army for
family housing for Travis Defense Area Sites 10,
33, 53, and 86.
On 31 March 1959, 14.31 acres were transferred to the Air Force
to be used as part of Travis AFB. The site was redeveloped in
1962 into Capehart-type housing. A total of 48 family units were
built. Presently, the site consists of an open space area that
is used for base recreational purposes.