Sacramento County

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Sacramento County is a county of the U.S. state of California. The county seat is the city of Sacramento. As of 2000 the population was 1,223,499.

Sacramento County covers about 994 square miles
2,574,448,181.674 m²
2,574.448 km²
25,744.482 ha
square miles in the middle of the Central Valley, California's prime agricultural region. The County is bordered by Contra Costa and San Joaquin Counties on the south, Amador and El Dorado Counties on the east, Placer and Sutter Counties on the north, and Yolo and Solano Counties on the west. Sacramento County extends from the low delta lands between the Sacramento and San Joaquin Rivers north to about ten miles beyond the State Capitol and east to the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains. The southernmost portion of Sacramento County has direct access to the San Francisco Bay.