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sacramento county

california

OVERVIEW

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$425,000

The City of Sacramento built along the Sacramento River.

Folsom backyard.

Sacramento County is a county in the U.S. state of California. As of the 2010 census, the population was 1,418,788. Its county seat is Sacramento, which has been the state capital of California since 1854. Sacramento County is the central county of the Greater Sacramento metropolitan area. The county covers about 994 square miles in the northern portion of the Central Valley, on into Gold Country

As of the census of 2000, there were 1,223,499 people, 453,602 households, and 297,562 families residing in the county. The population density was 1,267 people per square mile. There were 474,814 housing units at an average density of 492 per square mile.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 994 square miles, of which 965 square miles is land and 29 square miles (3.0%) is water. 

 

Most of the county is at an elevation close to sea level, with some areas below sea level. The highest point in the county is Carpenter Hill at 828 feet, in the southeast part of Folsom.

 

Major watercourses in the county include the American RiverSacramento River, Feather River, Cosumnes River, a tributary of the Mokelumne River, and Dry Creek, a tributary of the Sacramento River.

The American River

Sacramento State Capitol

Prairie City SVRA

Prairie City SVRA

4th of July Parade in Old Town

Approximately 650 regular and more than 950 temporary and substitute SCOE staff work year-round providing services which complement and supplement those offered by public school districts in Sacramento County. 

Sacramento County directly educates more than 30,000 children and adults, and provides support services to more than 249,000 students in 13 school districts.

Sacramento County's Department of Regional Parks maintains and operates more than 15,000 acres of parks throughout the County. Their open spaces, multi-use trails, sports facilities, golf courses, river access and picnic areas offer outdoor adventure for every taste.

Prairie City is situated at the base of the Sierra Nevada foothills, 20 miles east of downtown Sacramento and three miles south of U.S. 50. The area offers off-highway vehicle enthusiasts a variety of interesting terrain and trails for motorcycles, all-terrain vehicles, and 4-wheel drive vehicles. There are flat, open grasslands, rolling hills with native blue oak trees, and acres of cobbled mine tailings left after gold dredges combed ancient river beds in search of gold during the late 1800s. Beginners, as well as experts, find a variety of terrain both challenging and enjoyable.

Sutter's Fort was the first non-Indigenous community in the California Central Valley. The fort is famous for its association with the Donner Party, the California Gold Rush, and the formation of the city of Sacramento, surrounding the fort. It is notable for its proximity to the end of the California Trail and Siskiyou Trails, which it served as a waystation.

Orangevale

Sutter's Fort

Elk Grove

tourist attractions

CA State Railroad Museum

State Capitol

Crocker Museum of Art

Old Town Sacramento

Sutter’s Fort

CA Auto Museum

Fairytale Town

Sacramento Zoo

Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament

CA State Indian Museum

Leland Stanford Mansion

state & national parks

American River Parkway

Gibson Ranch Regional Park

Brannan Island

CA Indian Heritage Center Park

CA State Capitol

Delta Meadows Park

Folsom Powerhouse State Park

Old Sacramento State Historic

Prairie City Vehicular Recreation

Stone Lake

Sutter’s Fort

recreation

Hiking

Camping

Minor League Baseball

Fishing

Boating

Hockey

Incorporated Cities

communities

Citrus Heights

Elk Grove

Folsom

Galt

Unincorporated Cities

Isleton

Rancho Cordova

Sacramento City

Locke

Paintersville

Parkway

Ryde

Sloughhouse

Unincorporated Cities

Antelope

Carmichael
Courtland

Fair Oaks

Foothill Farms

Freeport

Gold River

Hood

Lemon Hill

Mather

North Highlands

Parkway

Rio Linda

Vineyard

Wilton

Arden-Arcade

Clay

Elverta

Florin

Franklin

Fruitridge

Pocket

Herald

La Riviera

Locke

McClellan Park

Orangevale

Rancho Murieta

Rosemont

Walnut Grove

famous for...

State Capital building

Outdoor recreation

Sierra Nevada Foothills

Rolling pastures

Farmland

you'll love it here if you...

Love the country

Love watching seasonal changes

Are a history buff

Enjoy LARPing

Like being outdoors

MILITARY

Travis AFB to the west

TRANSPORTATION

Sacramento Int’l Airport

SacRT

Sac. RT Light Rail

SacRT GO Paratransit Services

Neighborhood Ride

5 largest employers

Kaiser Permanente

Sutter Health

Dignity Health

Intel Corp.

Raley's

upper education

UCSF Regional

USC Extension

Western Seminary

Epic Bible College

Alliant Int’l University

DeVry College

Lincoln Law School

Universal Technical Institute

CSU Sacramento

UC Davis Extension

American River College

Cosumnes River College

Folsom Lake College

Sacramento City College

Sierra College

University of the Pacific

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