Sacramento, California
State capital and city of California
City of Sacramento
California State Capitol
Sacramento Regional Transit
Sacramento Memorial Auditorium
Sacramento skyline
Tower Bridge
Crocker Art Museum
Clockwise from top left: California State CapitolSacramento RT Light Rail in transit down K StreetSacramento Memorial AuditoriumDowntown Sacramentoskyline, Crocker Art MuseumTower Bridge from the riverfront.
Flag of Sacramento, California
Flag
Official seal of Sacramento, California
Seal
Nickname(s): "City of Trees", "Sactown", "Sac", "Sacto", "River City"
Motto(s): LatinUrbs Indomita
(English: "Indomitable City")
Location of Sacramento in Sacramento County, California
Location of Sacramento in Sacramento County, California
Sacramento is located in Northern California
Sacramento
Sacramento
Location in CaliforniaUnited States
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Coordinates: 38°33′20″N 121°28′08″W
Country United States
State California
County

 Sacramento


RegionSacramento Valley
CSASacramento-Roseville
MSASacramento–Roseville–Arden-Arcade
IncorporatedFebruary 27, 1850[1]
Chartered1920[2]
Named forSacrament of the Holy Eucharist
Government
 • TypeCity Council[3]
 • BodySacramento City Council
 • MayorDarrell Steinberg (D)[4]
 • City Council[4]
Council Members[show]
Area[5]
 • City100.11 sq mi (259.27 km2)
 • Land97.92 sq mi (253.62 km2)
 • Water2.18 sq mi (5.65 km2)  2.19%
Elevation[6]30 ft (9 m)
Population (2010)
 • City501,334
 • Estimate (2018)[7]501,334
 • Rank1st in Sacramento County
6th in California
35th in the United States
 • Density5,057.33/sq mi (1,952.65/km2)
 • Urban[8]1,723,634
 • Metro[9]2,149,127
 • CSA[10]2,414,783
Demonym(s)Sacramentan
Time zonePacific (UTC−8)
 • Summer (DST)PDT (UTC−7)
ZIP codes942xx, 958xx
Area code916 and 279
FIPS code06-64000
GNIS feature IDs16595642411751
Websitecityofsacramento.org