Amador County Map

Below is County Map of Amador in California showing the boundaries, roads, highways, towns and much more.

Map of Amador County, California

Amador County Map
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Facts about Amador County

County NameAmador County
FoundedMay 11, 1854
Area606 sq mi (1,570 km2)
Land Area595 sq mi (1,540 km2)
Water Area11.4 sq mi (30 km2)
Largest cityIone (population and area)
County SeatJackson
Time zonePacific Standard Time (UTC-8) Summer (DST) Pacific Daylight Time (UTC-7)

Amador County, California

Founded in 1854, the County of Amador is located in the Gold Country region, also known as Mother Lode, in the Sierra Nevada foothills in Northern California. The county seat is Jackson and the largest city is Ione. The county is about 45 miles southeast of the state capital, Sacramento. Covering a total area of 606 square miles, it is the second smallest county in California. Although the county bills itself as "The Heart of the Mother Lode," today it has a substantial viticultural industry as well.

Elevations in Amador County from 76 meters in the west to more than 2,700 m in the eastern portion of the county. With an elevation of 2,869 meters, Thunder Mountain in the Eldorado National Forest is the highest point in Amador County. Kirkwood Mountain Resort, in the far northeastern corner of the state, is one of the largest resorts in Lake Tahoe region.

The county is dotted with century-old gold-mining sites and vineyards with wine-tasting activities. Campgrounds areas with gold-panning activities are popular among visitors. The city of Jackson is replete with beautiful historical landmarks such as Jackson Gate and Jackson Rancheria. A celebration of local history and culture, Amador County Fair is held annually in Plymouth. The Amador Vintage Market, Mace Meadow Golf Course, Indian Grinding Rock State Historic Park, and Black Chasm Cavern are major attractions in Amador County.

State Route 88 is the major east-west corridor in the county. SR 16 and SR 49 are secondary highways traversing the county. Nearest commercial airport is located in Sacramento.


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Facts about Amador County

County NameAmador County
FoundedMay 11, 1854
Area606 sq mi (1,570 km2)
Land Area595 sq mi (1,540 km2)
Water Area11.4 sq mi (30 km2)
Largest cityIone (population and area)
County SeatJackson
Time zonePacific Standard Time (UTC-8) Summer (DST) Pacific Daylight Time (UTC-7)

Cities in Amador County

Amador City city18538.41895-120.823548
Buckhorn 2,42938.453123-120.535467
Buena Vista 42938.297445-120.917948
Camanche North Shore 97938.244343-120.953905
Camanche Village 84738.266189-120.986608
Drytown 16738.438231-120.856531
Fiddletown 23538.509115-120.760508
Ione city7,91838.361816-120.941322
Jackson city4,65138.348454-120.772367
Martell 28238.361997-120.804069
Pine Grove 2,21938.407385-120.660607
Pioneer 1,09438.435479-120.584855
Plymouth city1,00538.477974-120.844982
Red Corral 1,41338.411648-120.605516
River Pines 37938.545423-120.747469
Sutter Creek city2,50138.382686-120.811504
Volcano 11538.445572-120.630534

Mountain Peaks in Amador County

Mountain Peak/HillElevation [Meter]
Armstrong Hill1,735
Bisbee Peak355
Buena Vista Peaks251
Bunker Hill408
Chrome Mountain366
Church Bell Hill240
Clinton Peak733
Dutschke Hill197
Goat Hill461
Indian Hill106
Irish Hill123
Jackson Butte701
Martin Point2,821
Mokelumne Peak2,837
Mount Crossman1,184
Mount Zion899
Newman Hill137
Ohio Hill452
Peddler Hill2,175
Prospect Hill609
Quartz Mountain425
Rocky Point220
Sugarloaf Peak323
Thunder Mountain2,865
Trembath Mountain581
Tunnel Hill438
Two Sentinels2,648
Waters Peak286

Airports in Amador County

Airport Name
Camanche Skypark Airport
Eagle's Nest Airport
Horse Shoe A Ranch Airport
Howard /Private/ Airport
Nut Tree Airport
Sutter Amador Hospital Heliport

Golf Courses in Amador County

Name of Golf CourseLatitudeLongitude
Castle Oaks Golf Club-Ione38.361604-120.952911
Mace Meadow Golf & Country Club-Pioneer38.45592-120.532009

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Last Updated Date: October 27th, 2016