SUTTER COUNTY, CALIFORNIA
 

233 Listings

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Population: 78,930     2000 census
Area: 385,720 Acres
County Seat: Oro* 1850 Nicolaus 1850 - 1851 Auburn* 1851
Vernon* 1851 - 1852 Nicolaus 1852 - 1854 Yuba city 1854
Nicolaus 1854 -1856 Yuba City 1856 - present
Date: February 18, 1850 Original county

 

Mining Districts
Name Type
   
   
   
Historical Landmarks
Number

Name

Date
346 Hock Farm (Site of) 1841
929 Site of Propagation of the Thompson Seedless Grape 1875

 

Census Totals

1850 1860 1870 1880
3,444 3,390 5,030 5,212

 

Territorial History

1850 One of the 27 original counties
  Territory from Sutter to Placer (1851)
Territory from Sutter to Butte (1851)
Territory from Sutter to Colusa (1856)
Territory from Placer to Sutter (1866)
Territory from Butte to Placer (1866)
Territory from Butte to Placer (1852)
Territory from Butte to Placer (1854)

 

* Oro at the time it was approved as the county seat was about two miles from Nicolaus and existed only on paper, there were no buildings.
* Auburn became the county seat of the newly formed Placer County in 1851
* Vernon was near Verona
Named after General John Augustus Sutter. 

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