SACRAMENTO COUNTY, CALIFORNIA
 

856 Listings

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Population: 1,223,499     2000 census
Area: 618,040 Acres
State Capital: Sacramento (1854)
County Seat: Sacramento* 1850 - present
Date: February 18, 1850 Original county

 

Mining Districts
Name Type
   
   
   
Historical Landmarks
Number

Name

Date
366 Pioneer Telegraph Station 1863
439 Site of Grist Mill Built by Jared dixon Sheldon, 1846-47 1832
464 Prairie City
(site)
 
468 Michigan Bar 1849
525 Sutter's Fort 1839
526 California's First Passenger Railroad February 12, 1855
558 Terminal of California's First Passenger Railroad February 22, 1856
566 Sacramento City Cemetery 1850
575 Sloughhouse 1850
591 Sutter's Landing August, 1839
592 New Helvetia Cemetery 1849
593 Sutterville 1844
594 Site of China Slough  
595 Eagle Theater 1849
596 Site of Home of Newton Booth  
597 What Cheer House 1853
598 Site of Stage and Railroad (First)  
599 E. B. Crocker Art Gallery 1870
600 Headquarters of the "Big Four"
NOTE: This landmark number has been retired and is now included as part of the registration of Old Sacramento, Landmark Number 812
see note
601 Western Hotel 1875
602 Ebner's Hotel 1856
603 Lady Adams Building 1852
604 Site of Sam Brannan House 1853
605 Site of Sacramento Union 1851
606 B. F. Hastings Building 1853
607 Adams and Company Building 1853
608 Site of Orleans Hotel 1852
609 D. O. Mills Bank Building 1852
610 Overton Building 1852
611 Original Sacramento Bee Building 1857
612 Pioneer Mutual Volunteer Firehouse 1854
613 Site of Congregational Church 1849
614 Stanford-Lathrop Home 1861
633 Old Folsom Powerhouse July, 1895
633-2 Old Folsom Powerhouse - Sacramento Station 1894
654 Site of the First Jewish Synagogue Owned by a Congregation on the Pacific Coast 1849
654-1 Chevra Kaddisha (Home of Peace Cemetery) November 12, 1850
657 Grave of Alexander Hamilton Willard March 6, 1865
666 Camp Union, Sutterville October 8, 1861
680 Murphy's Ranch  
697 Five Mile House - Overland Pony Express Route in California April 4, 1860
698 Fifteen Mile House - Overland Pony Express Route in California 1857
702 Folsom - Overland Pony Express Route in California July 1, 1860
719 Grave of Elitha Cumi Donner Wilder July 24, 1923
745 The Coloma Road - Sutters Fort 1847
746 The Coloma Road - Nimbus Dam 1847
780 First Transcontintental Railroad January 8, 1863
780-8 First Transcontintental Railroad - Western Base of the Sierra Nevada 1864
812 Old Sacramento December, 1848
817 Site of First County Free Library Branch in California 1908
823 Governor's Mansion 1877
869 Site of First and Second State Capitals in Sacramento 1852 and 1854
872 California's Capital Complex 1869
900 Nisipowinan Village Site  
934 Temporary Detention Camps for Japanese Americans - Sacramento Assembly Center March 30, 1942
967 California Almond Growers Exchange Processing Facility 1915
991 State Indian Museum 1945
1013 Site of First African American Episcopal Church Established on Pacific Coast 1851

 

Census Totals

1850 1860 1870 1880
9,087 24,142 26,830 36,200

 

Territorial History

1850 One of the 27 original counties
  Territory from Sacramento to San Joaquin (1878)

 

* Sacramento was known as Sacramento City in 1850
Named after the Sacramento River.

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