Sacramento, the capital of California, lies at the confluence of the Sacramento River and American River. It is also the seat and largest city in Sacramento County. Sacramento is the sixth-largest city in California and the ninth-largest capital in the United States.

The City of Sacramento is also home to the California Legislature and Governor of California, making it the state’s political center and a hub for lobbying and think tanks.

More detailed information about Sacramento can be found here.

Sacramento by the Numbers


Resident Population

99.77 square miles

City Size


Year Founded

Sacramento’s Attractions

Am I Close To…?

Golden Gate Bridge San Francisco Bay
The Ocean

Sacramento is approximately 90 min. from San Francisco Bay

The Mountains

Sacramento is approximately 2 hours from South Lake Tahoe

The Lake

Sacramento is approximately 30 min. from Folsom Lake

The Airport

Sacramento is approximately 12 min. from Sacramento International Airport

The Train

Sacramento Valley Station is located in Downtown Sacramento