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Sacramento (/ˌsækrəˈmɛnt/) is the capital city of the U.S. state of California and the seat of government of Sacramento County. It is at the confluence of the Sacramento River and the American River in the northern portion of California's expansive Central Valley. Its estimated 2014 population of 475,122 made it the fifth-largest city in California. Sacramento is the cultural and economic core of the Sacramento metropolitan area which includes seven counties with an estimated 2009 population of 2,527,123. Its metropolitan area is the fifth largest in California after the Los Angeles metropolitan area , the San Francisco metropolitan area, the Inland Empire, and the San Diego metropolitan area, and is the 27th largest in the United States. In 2002, the Civil Rights Project at Harvard University conducted for TIME magazine named Sacramento "America's Most Diverse City".

Sacramento became a city through the efforts of the Swiss immigrant John Sutter, Sr., his son John Sutter, Jr., and James W. Marshall. Sacramento grew quickly thanks to the protection of Sutter's Fort, which was established by Sutter in 1839. During the California Gold Rush, Sacramento was a major distribution point, a commercial and agricultural center, and a terminus for wagon trains, stagecoaches, riverboats, the telegraph, the Pony Express, and the First Transcontinental Railroad.

The city was named after the Sacramento River, which forms its western border. The river was named by Spanish cavalry officer Gabriel Moraga for the Santisimo Sacramento (Most Holy Sacrament), referring to the Catholic Eucharist.

California State University, Sacramento, more commonly known as Sacramento State or Sac State, is the largest university in the city and one of 23 campuses in the California State University system. Drexel University Sacramento and the University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law are in Sacramento. In addition, the University of California, Davis, is in nearby Davis, 15 miles (24 km) west of the capital. The UC Davis Medical Center, a world-renowned research hospital, is located in the city of Sacramento.


Big cities nearby

Elk Grove    (5 km)

Elk Grove California    (5 km)

Sacramento California    (16 km)

Big Towns nearby

Rancho Cordova    (16 km)

Rancho Cordova California    (16 km)

Arden Arcade    (17 km)

Arden Arcade California    (17 km)

Towns nearby

Wilton    (8 km)

Wilton California    (11 km)

Fruitridge Pocket    (13 km)

Fruitridge Pocket California    (13 km)

Smaller towns nearby

Mather    (11 km)

Villages nearby

Franklin    (14 km)

Clarksburg    (16 km)

Hood    (18 km)

Other locations nearby

Coffing    (2 km)

Graham    (3 km)

Camden    (4 km)

Fallbrook    (4 km)

Sheldon    (4 km)

Oo moo chah    (5 km)

Laguna Creek Elk Grove California    (8 km)

Dillard    (9 km)

Southeast Village    (9 km)

Walsh Station    (9 km)

Laguna West Lakeside Elk Grove California    (11 km)

Polk    (11 km)

Fruitridge Manor    (12 km)

Laguna West    (12 km)

Laguna West Lakeside    (12 km)

Manlove    (12 km)

Perkins    (12 km)

Pollock    (12 km)

Ramona    (12 km)

Walmort    (12 km)

Arno    (13 km)

Brighton    (13 km)

Colonial Heights    (13 km)

Cordova    (13 km)

Mayhew    (13 km)

Tahoe Park    (13 km)

Arden Town    (14 km)

Bruceville    (14 km)

Freeport    (14 km)

Hicksville    (14 km)

Mather Field    (14 km)

Sloughhouse    (14 km)

Cosumne    (15 km)

Elmhurst    (15 km)

Routier    (15 km)

Curtis Park    (16 km)

East Sacramento    (16 km)

Los Rios Community College    (16 km)

Need    (16 km)

Centralia    (17 km)

Elvas    (17 km)

Highland Park    (17 km)

Hood Junction    (17 km)

Point Pleasant    (17 km)

Riverside    (17 km)

Soudan    (18 km)

Twin Cities    (18 km)

Landmarks nearby

University Arboretum at California State University    (15 km)

Sutter s Fort    (18 km)

Churches nearby

Cypress Missionary Baptist Church    (2 km)

Saint Marys Episcopal Church    (2 km)

Saint Peters Lutheran Church    (2 km)

Country Oaks Baptist Church    (4 km)

Sierra Vista Christian Church    (4 km)

Wat Lao Saophuth    (4 km)

Baptist Church of Elk Grove    (5 km)

Church of Christ    (5 km)

Congregational United Church of Christ    (5 km)

Crossroads Community Church    (5 km)

Elk Grove United Methodist Church    (5 km)

Full Gospel Community Church    (5 km)

Grove Street Baptist Church    (5 km)

Saint Athanasius Orthodox Church    (5 km)

Saint Barnabus the Apostle Eastern Orthodox Church    (5 km)

Wat Lao Saophuph    (5 km)

Elk Grove Church of the Nazarene    (6 km)

Florin Assembly of God Church    (6 km)

New Life Assembly of God Church    (6 km)

Saint Josephs Roman Catholic Church    (6 km)

Saint Pauls Catholic Church    (6 km)

Buddhisst Church of Florin    (7 km)

Florin Baptist Church    (7 km)

Florin Church of the Nazarene    (7 km)

Saint Jude Christian Tabernacle    (7 km)

Church of the Living God Worship Center    (8 km)

Citadel Baptist Church    (8 km)

Florin United Methodist Church    (8 km)

Full Gospel Worship Center    (8 km)

Saint Philip the Apostle Byzantine Catholic Church    (8 km)

Unitarian Universalist Community Church    (8 km)

Faith Landmark Missionary Baptist Church    (9 km)

Iglesia de Cristo    (9 km)

New Jerusalem Baptist Church    (9 km)

Parkway Church of Christ    (9 km)

Saint Charles Borromeo Roman Catholic Church    (9 km)

Saint Lukes Lutheran Church    (9 km)

South Side Missionary Baptist Church    (9 km)

Wilton Bible Church    (9 km)

Capitol City Seventh Day Adventist Church    (10 km)

Church of God Seventh Day Adventist    (10 km)

El Sendero de la Cruz Assembly of God Church    (10 km)

Faith Community United Church of Christ Congregational    (10 km)

Glen Elder Baptist Church    (10 km)

Mount Sinai Baptist Church    (10 km)

Prince of Peace Baptist Church    (10 km)

Saint Mark Missionary Baptist Church    (10 km)

South Sacramento Christian Center Church    (10 km)

Victory Outreach Church    (10 km)

Allegheny Wesleyan Methodist Church    (11 km)

Atonement Lutheran Church    (11 km)

Calvary Evangelism Center    (11 km)

Capital Christian Fellowship Church    (11 km)

Christian Worship Center    (11 km)

Church of Jesus Christ in the Americas    (11 km)

El Faro Assembly of God Church    (11 km)

Emmanuel Korean Baptist Church    (11 km)

Ephphath Korean Baptist Church    (11 km)

Full Gospel Missionary Baptist Church    (11 km)

Greater Faith Baptist Church    (11 km)

Saint Peters Roman Catholic Church    (11 km)

Signal Heights Baptist Church    (11 km)

The Christian Community Church    (11 km)

The Family Church    (11 km)

United Apostolic Church    (11 km)

Abundant Life Tabernacle of Praise    (12 km)

Capital City Baptist Church    (12 km)

Celtic Cross Presbyterian Church    (12 km)

Church of God    (12 km)

Colonial Baptist Church    (12 km)

Cordova Church    (12 km)

Emanuel United Methodist Church    (12 km)

Gedatsu Church of America    (12 km)

Genesis Missionary Baptist Church    (12 km)

Gloria Dei Lutheran Church    (12 km)

Grace Evangelical Free Church    (12 km)

Grace Missionary Baptist Church    (12 km)

Japanese Seventh Day Adventist Church of Sacramento    (12 km)

Korean United Presbyterian Church of Sacramento    (12 km)

Masjid Annur    (12 km)

Memorial Christian Life Center    (12 km)

Sacramento Japanese United Methodist Church    (12 km)

Saint Lukes Community Church    (12 km)

Shepherd of Life Missionary Baptist Church    (12 km)

Showers of Blessing Church of God in Christ    (12 km)

Unity Outreach Church of God in Christ    (12 km)

Valley Community Church    (12 km)

Abundant Life Assemblies Church    (13 km)

All Hallows Catholic Church    (13 km)

Calvary Chapel    (13 km)

Central Church of Christ    (13 km)

Christ Temple Apostolic Church    (13 km)

Christ Unity Church    (13 km)

Covenant Church    (13 km)

Fourteenth Avenue Baptist Church    (13 km)

Fruitridge Christian Church    (13 km)

Meadowview Bible Church    (13 km)

Mission A B Salem    (13 km)

Moments of Blessing House of Prayer    (13 km)

New Harvest Christian Fellowship Church    (13 km)

New Home Baptist Church    (13 km)

Our Savior Lutheran Church    (13 km)

Saint Roses Catholic Church    (13 km)

Southgate Seventh Day Adventist Church    (13 km)

Temple of Living Prayer    (13 km)

Union Gospel Mission Womens Ministries    (13 km)

Wesley United Methodist Church    (13 km)

Antioch Progressive Baptist Church    (14 km)

Central Baptist Church    (14 km)

Century Chapel Christian Methodist Episcopal Church    (14 km)

Christ Temple Missionary Baptist Church    (14 km)

Faith Bible Church    (14 km)

Greater Bethlehem Temple Apostolic Church    (14 km)

Greater Faith Church of God in Christ    (14 km)

Greater Hill Zion Missionary Baptist Church    (14 km)

Greater Solomon Temple Missionary Baptist Church    (14 km)

Japanese Baptist Church    (14 km)

Little Burning Bush Church of God in Christ    (14 km)

Mount Zion Church of God in Christ    (14 km)

New Gethsemane Baptist Church    (14 km)

Paradise Baptist Church    (14 km)

Prayer Temple    (14 km)

Providence Missionary Baptist Church    (14 km)

Romanian Pentecostal Church    (14 km)

Sacramento Chinese Baptist Church    (14 km)

Saint James Holy Baptist Church    (14 km)

Saint Paul Baptist Church    (14 km)

Saint Pauls Lutheran Church    (14 km)

Tenrikyo Sacramento Church    (14 km)

Willow Rancho Baptist Church    (14 km)

Zion Temple Church of Christ    (14 km)

All Nations Church of God in Christ    (15 km)

Arden Hills Christian Church    (15 km)

Bethany Presbyterian Church    (15 km)

Bethel Church of God in Christ    (15 km)

Calvary Temple    (15 km)

English Lutheran Church    (15 km)

Feagan Memorial Church of God in Christ    (15 km)

Fremont Presbyterian Church    (15 km)

Friendship Baptist Church    (15 km)

Greater Light Missionary Baptist Church    (15 km)

Nash Temple Church of God in Christ    (15 km)

New Hope Baptist Church    (15 km)

Newman Center    (15 km)

Nichiren Buddhist Church    (15 km)

Oak Park United Methodist Church    (15 km)

Philadelphia Missionary Baptist Church    (15 km)

Resurrection Christian Center    (15 km)

Rising Star Church of God in Christ    (15 km)

Russian Evangelical Baptist Mission of Sacramento    (15 km)

Sacramento Christian Reformed Church    (15 km)

Sacramento Yugoslavian Seventh Day Adventist Church    (15 km)

Saint Marys Catholic Church    (15 km)

Saint Roberts Church    (15 km)

Seven Stars Baptist Church    (15 km)

Seventh Day Adventist Church    (15 km)

Shiloh Baptist Church    (15 km)

Sierra Arden United Church of Christ    (15 km)

Temple of Prayer Pentecostal Church    (15 km)

Trinity Missionary Baptist Church    (15 km)

Unitarian Universalist Society    (15 km)

All Saints Memorial Episcopal Church    (16 km)

Arden Christian Church    (16 km)

Centennial United Methodist Church    (16 km)

Center of Praise Church    (16 km)

Central United Methodist Church    (16 km)

Chinese Baptist Church    (16 km)

Chinese Community Church    (16 km)

Christian Church    (16 km)

Church of the Holy Trinity    (16 km)

Congregacion dos Rio Hispana de los Testigos de Jehovah    (16 km)

Covenant Reformed Church    (16 km)

Emmanuel Christian Methodist Episcopal Church    (16 km)

Gethsemane Gospel Lighthouse    (16 km)

Gethsemane Lutheran Church    (16 km)

Grace Presbyterian Church    (16 km)

Lutheran Church of the Cross    (16 km)

Lutheran Church of the Master    (16 km)

Oak Park Christian Fellowship Church    (16 km)

River City Metropolitan Community Church    (16 km)

Sacramento Revival Center    (16 km)

Sacramento Valley Christian Church    (16 km)

Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church    (16 km)

Salvation Army Chapel    (16 km)

Upper Room Pentecostal Church    (16 km)

Vedanta Society of Sacramento    (16 km)

Ananda Center of Sacramento    (17 km)

Chinese Methodist Church    (17 km)

Christian Life Fellowship Church    (17 km)

Church of Christ Scientist    (17 km)

Church of the Nazarene    (17 km)

Cordova Lutheran Church    (17 km)

Faith United Methodist Church    (17 km)

Friends Community Church    (17 km)

Good Shepherd Lutheran Church    (17 km)

Holy Spirit Roman Catholic Church    (17 km)

Our Lady of the Assumption Roman Catholic Church    (17 km)

Parkside Community Church    (17 km)

Point Pleasant United Methodist Church    (17 km)

Sacramento Free Methodist Church    (17 km)

Saint Andrews African Methodist Episcopal Church    (17 km)

Saint George Melkite Greek Catholic Church    (17 km)

Saint Ignatius Roman Catholic Church    (17 km)

Saint John Vianney Roman Catholic Church    (17 km)

Saint Johns Baptist Church    (17 km)

Saint Michaels Episcopal Church    (17 km)

Trinity Lutheran Church    (17 km)

Word of Life Christian Center    (17 km)

Baptist Church    (18 km)

Bible Baptist Church    (18 km)

Buddhist Church of Sacramento    (18 km)

California Koyasan Church    (18 km)

Chinese Christian Center    (18 km)

Chinese Gospel Mission    (18 km)

Church of Divine Man    (18 km)

Confucius Church of Sacramento    (18 km)

Cordova Baptist Church    (18 km)

Cordova Neighborhood Church    (18 km)

Cordova Presbyterian Church    (18 km)

Cottage Way Christian Church    (18 km)

Elevation of the Holy Cross Orthodox Church    (18 km)

Faith Presbyterian Church    (18 km)

Fifth Church of Christ Scientist    (18 km)

Foursquare Gospel Church    (18 km)

Greek Orthodox Church of the Annunciation    (18 km)

Greenhaven Lutheran Church    (18 km)

Greenhaven Neighborhood Church    (18 km)

Hope Community Reformed Church    (18 km)

Immanuel Baptist Church    (18 km)

Korean United Methodist Church    (18 km)

New Life Center    (18 km)

Pioneer Memorial Congregational Church    (18 km)

Rancho Cordova United Methodist Church    (18 km)

Sacramento Asian American Ministries    (18 km)

Sacramento Branch Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints    (18 km)

Saint Clements Episcopal Church    (18 km)

Saint Francis Roman Catholic Church    (18 km)

Saint James Armenian Church    (18 km)

Saint Marks United Methodist Church    (18 km)

Self Realization Fellowship Sacramento Meditation Group    (18 km)

Trinity Episcopal Cathedral    (18 km)

United Methodist Church    (18 km)