Folsom, California

The Georgia Murray Building

City in Sacramento County, California, United States.

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Sacramento, California

Capital city of the U.S. state of California and the seat and largest city of Sacramento County.

Capital city of the U.S. state of California and the seat and largest city of Sacramento County.

Sutter's Fort was founded in 1840 by John Augustus Sutter during the period of Mexican California.
Sacramento in 1849, when the city was an economic center of the California Gold Rush
Tower Bridge over the Sacramento River
The Elks Tower was built in 1926 in an Italianate style.
The 1975 assassination attempt of President Gerald Ford in Capitol Park
Aerial view of Central Sacramento and the Sacramento River
Satellite photo of Sacramento
Downtown Sacramento is the home of numerous corporations and organizations.
Old Sacramento is a popular nighttime destination for fine dining.
The American River is popular for kayaking and recreational boating.
A farmer's market at Chavez Park
Map of racial distribution in Sacramento, 2010 U.S. Census. Each dot is 25 people: White, Black, Asian , Hispanic or other (yellow)
The Roman Catholic Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament
U.S. Bank Tower is the second-tallest building in Sacramento.
The Robert T. Matsui U.S. Courthouse is home to the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California.
The Sacramento Convention Center Complex hosts the Sacramento Ballet and the Sacramento Philharmonic Orchestra.
The Spanish Colonial Revival style Ramona Building, built in 1930.
The Crocker Art Museum is the oldest public art museum in the Western United States and has one of the premier public art collections in the country.
The Wells Fargo Pavilion hosts the California Musical Theatre and the Sacramento Theatre Company.
The Sacramento Theatre Company is Sacramento's oldest theatre troupe.
Old Sacramento is a National Historic Landmark District.
Historic Sacramento Chinatown Paifang
The Golden 1 Center is home of the Sacramento Kings of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
The Capitol Mall is a major monumental parkway leading from Tower Bridge to the California Capitol.
The California State Fair is held at the California Exposition.
The California Governor's Mansion is the official residence of the governor of California.
Sacramento City Hall holds the mayor of Sacramento and Sacramento City Council.
Sacramento State University is one of the best-ranked universities on the West Coast.
The McGeorge School of Law of the University of the Pacific is a law school in the Oak Park neighborhood.
The historic C.K. McClatchy High School
Renaissance Tower is Sacramento's fifth-tallest building.
Sacramento is one of the three homes of the Supreme Court of California.
The historic Citizen Hotel in Downtown Sacramento
Amtrak's Sacramento Valley Rail Station is a gateway to the Sacramento Valley.
Sacramento International Airport is a regional hub.
The Sacramento RT Light Rail on K Street

The Gold Line was extended east as far as the city of Folsom, and more recently the Blue Line was extended south from Meadowview Rd to Cosumnes River College.

Sacramento County, California

County located in the U.S. state of California.

County located in the U.S. state of California.

Sacramento
Pocket-Greenhaven
Elk Grove
Folsom Lake
1885 map showing the boundaries of the county's 14 civil townships

The highest point in the county is Carpenter Hill at 828 feet (252 m), in the southeast part of Folsom.

Winnebago Lutheran Academy, a private, Lutheran high school of the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod (WELS)

Folsom High School

Winnebago Lutheran Academy, a private, Lutheran high school of the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod (WELS)

Folsom High School is a public secondary school in the western United States, located in Folsom, California, a suburb east of Sacramento.

Folsom Dam

Concrete gravity dam on the American River of Northern California in the United States, about 25 mi northeast of Sacramento.

Concrete gravity dam on the American River of Northern California in the United States, about 25 mi northeast of Sacramento.

Folsom Dam auxiliary spillway construction
Spillway failure in 1995
The new Folsom Lake Crossing bridge, built to bypass the dam, opened in March 2009
Folsom Dam and Lake, March 2004
Folsom Dam Power Plant

Folsom Dam is located just north of the city of Folsom, and consists of a 340-ft-high (100 m), 1,400-ft-long (430 m), hollow-core, concrete gravity dam containing 1170000 yd3 of material.

Sacramento metropolitan area

The Greater Sacramento area refers to a metropolitan region in Northern California comprising either the U.S. Census Bureau defined Sacramento–Roseville–Arden-Arcade metropolitan statistical area or the larger Sacramento–Roseville combined statistical area, the latter of which consists of seven counties, namely Sacramento, Yolo, Placer, El Dorado, Sutter, Yuba, and Nevada counties.

The Greater Sacramento area refers to a metropolitan region in Northern California comprising either the U.S. Census Bureau defined Sacramento–Roseville–Arden-Arcade metropolitan statistical area or the larger Sacramento–Roseville combined statistical area, the latter of which consists of seven counties, namely Sacramento, Yolo, Placer, El Dorado, Sutter, Yuba, and Nevada counties.

The California State Capitol Building
Palisades Tahoe, the site of the 1960 Winter Olympics
Stateline is an important Tahoe resort town on the shores of Lake Tahoe.
A cove inside the Sacramento River delta
Interstate 80 near the Donner Summit in wintertime
The Sacramento State library
The Olympics Sign at Squaw Valley

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Arden-Arcade, California

Census-designated place in Sacramento County, California, United States.

Census-designated place in Sacramento County, California, United States.

Despite competition from auto malls in Folsom, Roseville, and Elk Grove, Arden-Arcade has retained many high-end dealers that are unique to the Sacramento area.

Sacramento Regional Transit District

Agency responsible for public transportation in the Sacramento, California area.

Agency responsible for public transportation in the Sacramento, California area.

Light rail stop at K Street Mall, Downtown Sacramento.
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In addition to the city of Sacramento, SacRT serves Sacramento International Airport, much of the northern portion of Sacramento County which includes the incorporated cities of Citrus Heights, Folsom and Rancho Cordova.

Portrait of William Alexander Leidesdorff

William Leidesdorff

One of the earliest biracial-black U.S. citizens in California and one of the founders of the city that became San Francisco.

One of the earliest biracial-black U.S. citizens in California and one of the founders of the city that became San Francisco.

Portrait of William Alexander Leidesdorff
William Alexander Leidesdorff memorial in San Francisco, CA

Leidesdorff Street in San Francisco, California and Leidesdorff Street in Folsom, California are named for him.

Campus of Sacramento City College

Los Rios Community College District

Special-purpose district providing administrative services and governance for the community colleges serving the greater Sacramento area and points east all the way to Lake Tahoe.

Special-purpose district providing administrative services and governance for the community colleges serving the greater Sacramento area and points east all the way to Lake Tahoe.

Campus of Sacramento City College
Library at Sacramento City College

Folsom Lake College – east of Sacramento in Folsom

Topographical map of Mormon Island in 1892

Mormon Island, California

Once a mining town, which had an abundance of Mormon immigrants seeking gold in the American River during the California Gold Rush.

Once a mining town, which had an abundance of Mormon immigrants seeking gold in the American River during the California Gold Rush.

Topographical map of Mormon Island in 1892

The only visible remnant of this community is Mormon Island Cemetery, a relocation cemetery located south of the lake on the dry side of Mormon Island Dam (off of Green Valley Road in Folsom, California).