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


Region Sacramento Valley
CSA Sacramento-Roseville
MSA Sacramento–Roseville–Arden-Arcade
Incorporated February 27, 1850[1]
Chartered 1920[2]
Named for Sacrament of the Holy Eucharist
Government
 • Type City Council[3]
 • Body Sacramento City Council
 • Mayor Darrell Steinberg (D)[4]
 • City Council[4]
Council Members[show]
Area[5]
 • City 100.11 sq mi (259.27 km2)
 • Land 97.92 sq mi (253.62 km2)
 • Water 2.18 sq mi (5.65 km2)  2.19%
Elevation[6] 30 ft (9 m)
Population (2010)
 • City 501,334
 • Estimate (2018)[7] 501,334
 • Rank 1st in Sacramento County
6th in California
35th in the United States
 • Density 5,057.33/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 zone Pacific (UTC−8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC−7)
ZIP codes 942xx, 958xx
Area code 916 and 279
FIPS code 06-64000
GNIS feature IDs 16595642411751
Website cityofsacramento.org