About Sutter County, California
Sutter County is a county located in the U.S. state of California, with an estimated population of 101,593 as of the 2024 census. The county seat is Yuba City. Sutter County is situated between the Sacramento and Feather Rivers. The county is known for its agricultural heritage and is home to the Sutter Buttes, a volcanic formation known as the “World’s Smallest Mountain Range”. Some of the major agricultural products in Sutter County include raisins, wheat, walnuts, peaches, tomatoes, and prunes.
Sutter County is strategically located in the Capitol Region’s Northern Corridor, with two incorporated cities: Yuba City and Live Oak. There are several unincorporated “rural communities” in the county, such as Meridian, Nicolaus, East Nicolaus, Rio Oso, Robbins, Sutter, and Trowbridge. The county is a short drive from the Interstate 80 and 5 corridors and is served by State Highways.
Sutter County offers excellent quality of life opportunities, with good schools in nearby communities, low crime rate, seismic stability, world-class outdoor hunting and fishing activities, excellent proximity to golf courses, professional sports venues, theatre, ballet, art galleries, and fine dining. The county is also home to top-notch medical facilities and is within a one-hour drive radius of three state universities, a major metropolitan airport, the State Capitol, and the recreational areas of the Sierra Mountain Range.