Sacramento County, California

Sacramento County is a county in the state of California, with the city of Sacramento being both the county seat and the state capital. Named after the Sacramento River, Sacramento County was one of the original counties of California created in 1850.

California State Capitol in Sacramento, California- courtesy of Buyer's Broker Inc, specializing in Sacramento California Real Estate.Sacramento County is located in the central part of the Central Valley which is the California's prime agricultural region. The county stretches from the low delta lands between the Sacramento and San Joaquin Rivers to the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains with the southernmost part reaching the San Francisco Bay.

Sacramento County was pointed out by the America's Promise - The Alliance for Youth in 2008 as one of best communities for youth to live and grow up. The great surrounding of waterways and rolling hills makes it a perfect place for all of the outdoor living enthusiasts. Great weather, excellent schools, affordable real estate and low cost living the prospective homebuyers from all over the country.


Sacramento County Schools

There are 16 school districts within the county directly educating more than 30,000 children and adults.

Find out more about schools in Sacramento County here.


Points of interest in Sacramento County, California:

- Old Sacramento State Historic Park - the historic region of Sacramento featuring California State Railroad Museum, the California State Military Museum, the Discovery Museum Gold Rush History Center, the Wells Fargo History Museum and the Old Sacramento Interpretive Center.

- Effie Yeaw Nature Center - an award-winning environmental and cultural education center offering children, adult and school programs, nationally renowned interactive exhibits, educational workshops and many opportunities for volunteering.

- Sacramento Theatre Company - running from October to the end of April, the theatre presents public performances of classical and modern plays in two performance spaces: the 300 seat Mainstage Theatre and the 85 seat Stage Two.

- Fairytale Town - an enchanting attraction for children offering twenty, three-dimensional, child-size play sets based on favorite fairytales and nursery rhymes.


Sacramento County Facts:

  • Area - 995 sq mi
  • Population - 1,223,499
  • Median income - $50,717
  • Median age of residents - 34 years old
  • County seat - Sacramento
  • 14 Regional Parks Districts
  • 6 million trees
  • Leading agricultural crops include: milk, wine grapes, Bartlett pears, field corn, turkeys