SONOMA COUNTY, CALIFORNIA
 

1677 Listings

Page: 1 of 4  Section: 1-5 of 17  Place Names: | Ad-Fi |
Page: 2 of 4  Section: 6-10 of 17  Place Names: | Fi-Mo |
Page: 3 of 4  Section: 11-15 of 17  Place Names: | Mo-Ta |
Page: 4 of 4 Section: 16-17 of 17  Place Names: | Te-Yu |
Population: 458,614     2000 census
Area: 1,008,770 Acres
County Seat: Sonoma 1850 - 1854 Santa Rosa 1854 - present
Date: 1850 Original county

 

Mining Districts
Name Type
   
   
   
Spanish Missions

Name

Date

Date Restored
Mission San Francisco Solano July 4, 1823 1840, 1913
Historical Landmarks
Number

Name

Date
3 Mission San Francisco Solano July 4, 1823
4 General M. G. Vallejo Home 1850
5 Fort Ross 1812
7 Bear Flag Monument June !4, 1846
17 Blue Wing Inn 1840
18 Petaluma Adobe 1844
234 Luther Burbank Home and Garden  
237 Temelec Hall 1858
316 Presidio of Sonoma (Sonoma Barracks) 1836
392 Buena Vista Winery and Vineyards 1857
392-1 Site of Haraszthy Villa 1858
496 Swiss Hotel 1850
501 Salvador Vallejo Adobe 1846
621 Italian Swiss Colony 1881
627 Union Hotel and Union Hall 1866
667 Nash Adobe 1847
692 Hood House 1858
739 Samuele Sebastiani Vineyard (1900's)and Winery (San Francisco Solano Mission Vineyard) 1825
743 Jack London State Historic Park 1919
820 Church of St. Teresa of Avila 1859
833 Bodega Bay and Harbor 1602
835 Cooper's Sawmill 1834
879 Cotati Downtown Plaza 1890
893 Walter's Ranch Hop Kiln 1905
915 Petrified Forest  
939 Twentieth Century Folk Art Environmentalists (thematic) - John Medica Gardens  
981 Icaria-Speranza Commune 1881

 

Census Totals

1850 1860 1870 1880
560 11,867 19,819 25,925

 

Territorial History

1850 One of the 27 original counties
  Territory from Mendocino to Sonoma (1855)
Territory from Mendocino to Sonoma (1859)*
Territory from Sonoma to Mendocino (1855)
Territory from Sonoma to Mendocino (1859)
Territory from Sonoma to Napa (1855)
Territory from Sonoma to Solano (1853)*

 

* Sonoma administered Mendocino County from 1850 - 1859
* Mare island moved form Sonoma to Solano in 1853
Sonoma is a Chocuyen Indian name translated by some as "Valley of the Moon" and by others as "land or tribe of the Chief Nose." 

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