About West Sacramento, California
West Sacramento, also known as West Sac, is a city in Yolo County, California, United States. It is separated from Sacramento by the Sacramento River, which also separates Sacramento and Yolo counties. The city was incorporated on January 1, 1987, and consists of three communities that were originally distinct towns, Broderick, Bryte, and West Sacramento. West Sacramento covers an area of 22.80 square miles, of which 21.47 square miles is land and 1.33 square miles is water. As of 2024, the estimated population of West Sacramento is 53,655, with a density of 2,492.73/sq mi.
West Sacramento is currently preparing updates to the Mobility Element of the General Broadway Bridge project, I Street Bridge replacement project, and Washington Realized Sustainable Community Strategy. The city is also preparing a Climate Action Plan (CAP) to include a high-level analysis of climate change and its local as well as opportunities to reduce local climate vulnerability. West Sacramento is the shipping and rail center for the Sacramento Valley. It is also known for its deep-water port, which is the furthest inland port on the West Coast.