SIERRA COUNTY, CALIFORNIA
 

904 Listings

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Population: 3,555     2000 census
Area: 610,200 Acres
County Seat: Downieville 1852 - present
Date: 1852 From Yuba County

 

Mining Districts
Name Type
   
   
   
Historical Landmarks
Number

Name

Date
421 Henness Pass Road 1849
695 Plum Valley House 1854
971 Sierra County sheriff's Gallows November 27, 1885

 

Census Totals

1850 1860 1870 1880
  11,387 5,619 6,617

 

Territorial History

1852 Created from Yuba County
  Territory from Yuba to Sierra (1852)
Territory from Yuba to Sierra (1866)
Territory from Sierra to Plumas (1866)
Territory from Plumas to Sierra (1868)
Territory from Plumas to Sierra (1863)
Territory from Sierra to Nevada (1866)

 

Named after the Sierra Nevada mountain range.

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