Oct 21, 2022 · Sacramento, one of the state’s oldest incorporated communities, lies at the heart of a four-county metropolitan area. Suburbs—concentrated largely to the north and east of the city—include Citrus Heights, Folsom, Carmichael, North Highlands, and Roseville; other communities include Parkway (south) and West Sacramento (west). Inc. city, 1850.
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Sacramento is the capital city of the U.S. state of California and the county seat of Sacramento County. It is located at the confluence of the Sacramento River and the American River in the northern portion of California's expansive Central Valley. With a population of 486,488 at the 2010 census, it is the sixth-largest city in California.
Sacramento County ( / ˌsækrəˈmɛntoʊ / ( listen)) is a county located in the U.S. state of California. As of the 2020 census, the population was 1,585,055.  Its county seat is Sacramento,  which has been the state capital of California since 1854. Sacramento County is the central county of the Greater Sacramento metropolitan area.
Jul 01, 2021 · QuickFacts Sacramento city, California. QuickFacts provides statistics for all states and counties, and for cities and towns with a population of 5,000 or more.