Sacramento, California

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Sacramento, California
State capital, county seat, charter city
City of Sacramento
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Clockwise from Top Left: California State Capitol, Sacramento RT Light Rail train through Midtown, Raley Field—View from West Sacramento, Downtown Sacramento skyline, Sacramento Memorial Auditorium, Sacramento Tower Bridge
Flag of Sacramento, California
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Nickname(s): City of Trees, River City, Sack-My-Tomatoes (or "Sack o' Tomatoes"), Sactown, Sac (or "the Sac"), Sacto
Motto: Latin: Urbs Indomita (Indomitable City)

Location of Sacramento in Sacramento County, California

Location in the United States

Country  California
County

Sacramento


Region Sacramento Valley
CSA Sacramento-Roseville
MSA Sacramento–Roseville–Arden-Arcade
Incorporated February 27, 1850
Chartered 1920
Government City Council
- Body
Sacramento City Council
- Mayor
Kevin Johnson
- City Council
Councilmembers
  • Angelique Ashby
  • Allen Warren
  • Jeff Harris
  • Steve Hansen
  • Jay Schenirer
  • Rick Jennings, II
  • Larry Carr
Area
- City
100.105 sq mi (259.273 km2)
- Land
97.915 sq mi (253.600 km2)
- Water
2.190 sq mi (5.673 km2)  2.19%
Elevation 30 ft (9 m)
Population (2010)
- City
466,488
- Estimate (2014)
485,199
- Density
4,700/sq mi (1,800/km2)
- Urban
1,723,634
- Metro
2,149,127
- CSA
2,414,783
Demonym Sacramentan
Time zone Pacific (UTC−8)
- Summer (DST)
PDT (UTC−7)
ZIP codes 942xx, 958xx
Area code 916
FIPS code 06-64000
GNIS feature IDs 1659564, 2411751