Sierra County, California Basics:

Sierra County California - Government Site

Population: 3,075
Area: 953 square miles
County seat: Downieville
Area code(s) in use: 530
Time zone: PST
High school graduate or higher: 90.2%
Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.7%
Median household income: $42,500
Persons in poverty: 16.8%
Home ownership rate: 76.1%
Mean travel time to work: 27.8 minutes

Adjacent counties:
Lassen  Nevada  Plumas  Washoe (NV)  Yuba  

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Map of the Sierra County area

Our detail map of Sierra County shows the Sierra County, California boundary lines and other interesting items.

Places in Sierra County, California

  Airports     show all on map

Sierraville Dearwater Airport, Totem Pole Ranch Airport

  Areas     show all on map

Hells Half Acre

  Bars     show all on map

China Bar, Chinese Bar, Cut Eye Fosters Bar, Ham Bar, Kelly Bar, Rattlesnake Bar, Saint Joe Bar, Snake Bar

  Basins     show all on map

Bear Valley, Jones Valley, Jones Valley, Merrill Valley, Plum Valley

  Bridges     show all on map

Footes Crossing Bridge

  Buildings     show all on map

Alleghany Volunteer Fire Department, Calpine Volunteer Fire Department, Downieville Fire Protection District, Loyalton City Hall, Loyalton Fire Department, Loyalton Fire Department Station 2, Middaugh Cabin (historical), Monte Carlo Saloon (historical), Pike City Volunteer Fire Department, Sierra City Fire District Station 1 Headquarters, Sierra City Fire District Station 2, Sierra City Fire District Station 3, Sierra County Courthouse, Sierra County Fire Protection District 1, Sierra County Fire Protection District 3, Sierra County Sheriff's Office Loyalton

  Capes     show all on map

Gardners Point, Lombardi Point

  Cemeteries     show all on map

Eureka Cemetery, Pine Grove Cemetery, Saint Louis Cemetery, Sierraville Cemetery

  Census     show all on map

Alleghany Census Designated Place, Calpine Census Designated Place, Downieville Census Designated Place, Goodyears Bar Census Designated Place, Pike Census Designated Place, Sattley Census Designated Place, Sierra Brooks Census Designated Place, Sierra City Census Designated Place, Sierraville Census Designated Place, Verdi Census Designated Place

  Cliffs     show all on map

Bell Point, Independence Point, Ruby Bluff

  Crossings     show all on map

Foote Crossing, Freemans Crossing

  Dams     show all on map

Aldabe 291 Dam, Deer Lake Dam, Gardners Point Dam, Independence 105-006 Dam, Little Table Rock Dam, Lower Salmon Lake Dam, Lower Sardine Lake 1-051 Dam, Packer Dam, Palen 290 Dam, Snag Lake Dam, Stampede Dam, Stampede Dam, Stampede Dike Dam, Sunrise 1290 Dam, Upper Salmon Lake Dam

  Falls     show all on map

Frazier Falls, Hackmans Falls, Loves Falls

  Flats     show all on map

American Flat, Anderson Meadow, Balsam Flat, Bear Flat, Beartrap Meadow, Butcher Ranch Meadows, Chalk Flat, China Flat, Church Meadows, Clamper Flat, Cold Stream Meadow, Coppins Meadow, Cornish Flat, Craigs Flat, Dry Meadow, Durgan Flat, Freeman Meadow, French Meadow, Harris Meadow, Hawley Meadow, Howard Creek Meadows, Jammer Chair Flat, Jersey Flat, Knuthson Meadow, Kyburz Flat, Lusk Meadows, McNair Meadow, Meathouse Meadow, Oak Flat, Pats Meadow, Perazzo Meadows, Saddle Meadow, Sawmill Flat, Secret Meadow, Shenanigan Flat, Smiths Flat, Sunnyside Meadow, Tamarack Flat, Thompson Meadows, Three Cornered Meadow, Tulpehocke Flat, Woolsey Flat, Zumwalt Flat

  Gaps     show all on map

Bonta Saddle, Chapman Saddle, First Divide, Henness Pass, Keystone Gap, Little Truckee Summit, Mohawk Gap, Packer Lake Saddle, Second Divide, Third Divide, Yuba Pass

  Hospitals     show all on map

Eastern Plumas Hospital Loyalton Campus

  Lakes     show all on map

Coburn Lake, Deadman Lake, Delahunty Lake, Duck Soup Pond, Dugan Pond, Gold Lake, Goose Lake, Grass Lake, Haven Lake, Hawley Lake, Horse Lake, Lake of The Woods, Little Deer Lake, Little Gold Lake, Lost Lake, Lower Sardine Lake, Mud Lake, Oakland Pond, Packer Lake, Sand Pond, Saxonia Lake, Smith Lake, Snake Lake, Spencer Lakes, Squaw Lake, Summit Lake, Tamarack Lakes, Volcano Lake, Webber Lake, Young America Lake

  Locales     show all on map

Ahart Camp, Ahart Sheep Camp, Ahart Sheep Camp, Alvin A Powers Memorial Picnic Grove, American Hill Cabin, Aspen Campgrounds, Aspen Group Campgrounds, Aspen Picnic Area, Balls Canyon Hunting Club, Balls Ranch, Bear Valley Campground, Bee Tree, Berger Campground, Bunker Hill Mine, Camp Gleason, Camp Twentyone (historical), Camp Yuba, Campbell Sheep Camp, Cannon Point Campground, Canyon Ranch, Captain Roberts Boat Ramp, Carvin Campground, Chapman Creek Campground, Chips Flat, Church Camp, Clark Station Homesites, Clerkins Ranch, Clover Valley Ranch, Cold Creek Campground, Cold Springs Ranch (historical), Colony Mine, Convict Flat Picnic Area, Cooper Ranch (historical), Cornish House, Cornish House Campsite, Cottonwood Campground, Crystal Peak (historical), Crystal Peak Campground, Crystal Peak Guard Station, Davies Creek Campground, Devils Gate, Diablo Campground, Dog Valley Campground, Dog Valley Guard Station, Dolan Mine, Downieville Guard Station, Downieville Scout Camp, East Meadow Campground, East Meadow Campground, Emigrant Group Campground, Empire Ranch, Ennors Ranch, Fellows Mill (historical), Fiddle Creek Camp Ground, Florida House (historical), Flume Camp, Fournier Ranch, Franklin Cabin, Franklin Cabin, Frazier Falls Picnic Area, Freds Ranch (historical), Gales Orchard, Galloway Ranch (historical), Gates of the Antipodes, Godfrey Ranch, Gold Lake Administration Cabin, Halls Ranch (historical), Halls Ranch Guard Station, Haypress Campground, Head Dam, Holmes Cabin, Hunting Camp Number Four, Hunting Camp Number Two, Independence Lake Campground, Indian Rock Picnic Area, Indian Valley Camp Ground, Jackson Point Campground, Jenkins Ranch (historical), Joubert Diggings, Kelly Cabin, Lavezzola Ranch, Lewis Mill Station, Lincoln Creek Campground, Lodgepole Campground, Loganville Campground, Logger Campground, Logger Campground, Lone Grave, Lower Carton Campground, Lower Little Truckee Campground, Lower Little Truckee Campground, Mack House, Magnolia Mine, Males Station Campground, Malone Orchard, Marvin Ranch, McCullough Ranch (historical), McPherrin Camp, Middlewaters Campground, Miller Ranch, Mount Pleasant Ranch (historical), Negro Tent, Nichols Mill, Oak Ranch, Old Fish Farm, Old Mountain House, Old Smith Mill (historical), Our House, Packer Lake Lodge, Packsaddle Campground, Pass Creek Campground, Pass Creek Guard Station, Phippen Sawmill (historical), Pioneer Campground, Pioneer Lodge, Placer Diggings, Pleasant View, Pliocene Forest Service Station, Pliocene Mine, Port Wine, Porter Ranch, Potosi, Purdy, Ramshorn Camp Ground, Red Ant, Robinson Cow Camp, Rocky Rest Campground, Romano Ranch, Sacramento Boy Scout Camp, Saint Charles Ranch (historical), Salmon Creek Campground, Salmon Creek Campground, Salmon Resort, San Francisco Campfire Girls Camp, San Francisco State College Camp, San Francisco State University Camp, Sand Pond Picnic Area, Sardine Campground, Sardine Lake Resort, Shenanigan Campground, Sierra Campground, Sierra County Sheriffs Gallows, Sierraville Ranger Station, Sleighville House, Snag Lake Campground, Stampede Campground, Stampede Vista Picnic Area, Summit House (historical), The A-Tree, The Cups, Thistle Shaft, Trapper Camp, Union Flat Campground, Upper Carlton Campground, Upper Little Truckee Campground, Wahoo, Wayman Ranch, Webber Lake Campground, Wheelers Sheep Camp, White Bear Mine, Wild Plum Campground, Wild Plum Forest Service Station, Winnie Smith Mill, Winnie Smith Mill (historical), Yolo County Boys Camp, Yuba-Sutter Camp, Yubas Pass Campground

  Mines     show all on map

Alaska Mine, Alaskan Mine, Alpha Mine, American Exchange Mine, American Hill Mine, Antelope Mine, Arcade Mine, Arctic Mine, Arizona Mine, Banner Mine, Bayes Mine, Beame Mine, Bee Tree Borrow Pit, Bellevue Mine, Big Boulder Mine, Blue Grouse Mine, Brown Bear Mine, Brush Creek Mine, Buffalo Mine, Bunker Hill Mine, Burlington Mine, Buttes Saddle Mine, Caledonia Mine, California Mine, Carson Mine, Chipps Mine, City of Six Mine, Cleveland Mine, Clippership Mine, Columbo Mine, Comet Mine, Commodore Mine, Cowell Mine, Craigs Flat Placer Diggings, Craycroft Diggings, Davis Motor Mine, Deadwood Diggings, Diamond Mine, Dottie Q Mine, Dreadnaught Mine, Eaglebird Mine, Eldorado Mine, Empire Mine, Eureka Diggings, Excelsior Mine, Four Hills Mine, Fruitvale Mine, German Bar Mine, Gibraltar Mine, Gillespie Dam, Gold Bluff Mine, Gold Crown Mine, Gold Point Mine, Gold Star Mine, Golden Bear Mine, Golden Bear Mine, Golden Hub Mine, Golden Scepter Mine, Hayes Mine, Herkimer Mine, Hilda Mine, Hub Mine, Indian Hill Mine, Ireland Mine, Ironsides Mine, Isabel Placer Mine, Kate Hardy Mine, Kenton Mine, Kentuck Mine, Keystone Mine, Klondyke Mine, Locke Mine, Lucky Boy Mine, Lucky Hill Mine, Magnolia Mine, McMahon Mine, Mexican Mine, Monarch Mine, Monte Cristo Mine, Monumental Mine, Morning Glory Mine, Mott Mine, Mount Alta Mine, Mount Vernon Mine, Mountain Boy Mine, Mountain Mine, Mountain View Mine, Nessler Mine, New Kirk Mine, Nixon Mine, North Fork Mine, Oceola Mine, Omega Mine, One Hundred One Mine, Ophir Mine, Orient Mine, Oriental Mine, Oro Mine, Oroflame Mine, Osceola Mine, Oxford Mine, Pacific Mine, Peck Mine, Phoenix Mine, Pilgrim Mine, Pioneer Mine Placer Diggings, Placer Mine, Plumbago Mine, Pride Mine, Primrose Mine, Queen of Sheba Mine, Rainbow Extension Mine, Red Ledge Mine, Reese Mine, Roman Mine, Roman Mine, Ruby Mine, Sacred Mound Mine, Saint Louis Mine, Scalan Mine, Seven Spot Mine, Shannon Mine, Shasta Mine, Sierra Buttes Mine, Sisson Mine, Sixteen to One Mine, Sovereign Mine, Spoon Mine, Standard Mine, Taber Mine, Telegraph Mine, Tennessee Mine, Tighner Mine, Tippecanoe Mine, Triple Pocket Mine, True Grit Mine, Union Keystone Mine, Von Humboldt Mine, Wallis Mine, Watsons Quartz Mine, West Coast Mine, Wideawake Mine, William Tell Mine, Willoughby Mine, Winrod Mine, Woodchuck Mine, Yellowjacked Mine, Young America Mine

  Parks     show all on map

Babbit Peak Research Natural Area, Calpine Park, Loyalton Park

  Pillars     show all on map

Chimney Rock, Groundhog Rock, Slate Castle

  Populated Places     show all on map

Alleghany, American Hill (historical), Antelope (historical), Bassetts, Brandy City, Cal-Ida, Calpine, Calvada (historical), Campbell Hot Springs, Carvin Creek Homesites, Centerville (historical), Cold Spring (historical), Deadwood (historical), Downieville, Eureka (historical), Forest, Gibsonville, Goodyears Bar, Grass Flat, Grizzly Gulch (historical), Haskell Creek Homesites, Howland Flat, Indian Hill (historical), Loganville, Loyalton, Maredith Mill, McMahons (historical), Middle Waters (historical), Milton (historical), Minnesota Flat, Monte Cristo (historical), Morristown, Mount Pleasant, Mount Vernon (historical), Nelson Mill, Oxford Mill, Peavine, Pike, Plum Valley, Plumbago, Poker Flat, Poverty Hill, Queen City, Randolph, Saint Louis, Sattley, Scales, Sierra Brooks, Sierra City, Sierra Pines, Sierraville, Tippecanoe (historical), Union Hill, Unionville (historical), Verdi

  Post Offices     show all on map

Calpine Post Office, Downieville Post Office, Sattley Post Office, Sierra City Post Office, Sierraville Post Office, Tablerock Post Office (historical)

  Ranges     show all on map

Bald Mountain Range, Verdi Range

  Reservoirs     show all on map

Calpine Reservoir, Deer Lake, Deer Lake, Little Table Rock Reservoir, Lower Salmon Lake, Lower Salmon Lake, Palen Reservoir, Snag Lake, Snag Lake, Stampede Reservoir, Upper Salmon Lake, Upper Salmon Lake, Upper Sardine Lake

  Ridges     show all on map

Bald Ridge, Brush Creek Ridge, Buckingham Ridge, Cape Horn, Chalk Ridge, City of Six Ridge, Craycroft Ridge, Fiddle Creek Ridge, Lafayette Ridge, Morristown Ridge, Old Galloway Ridge, Palmer Ridge, Port Wine Ridge, Sawmill Ridge, Secret Ridge, Sleighville Ridge

  Schools     show all on map

Downieville Junior-Senior High School, Loyalton Elementary School, Loyalton High School, Loyalton Intermediate School, Sierraville Elementary School

  Springs     show all on map

Big Springs, Cold Spring, Jackass Spring, Jarrett Spring, Knuts Spring, Mammoth Spring, McCulloch Spring, McCullough Spring, Miller Spring, Sardine Spring

  Streams     show all on map

Alder Creek, Bear Creek, Bear Valley Creek, Berry Creek, Big Grizzly Creek, Bonta Creek, Bow Creek, Brush Creek, Butcher Ranch Creek, Carman Creek, Carney Creek, Carvin Creek, Chapman Creek, Cherokee Creek, Church Creek, Cold Stream, Cottonwood Creek, Davies Creek, Deadwood Creek, Deer Creek, Dog Creek, Dorsey Creek, Downie River, East Branch Little Canyon Creek, East Branch Slate Creek, East Fork Canyon Creek, East Fork Creek, Empire Creek, Eureka Creek, Fells Creek, Fiddle Creek, Fletcher Creek, Flume Creek, French Creek, Gale Creek, Gibson Creek, Gold Run, Goodyears Creek, Grouse Creek, Hamlin Creek, Haskell Creek, Haypress Creek, Howard Creek, Humbug Creek, Illinois Creek, Independence Creek, Indian Creek, Indian Creek, Jim Crow Creek, Kanaka Creek, Kimberley Creek, Lavezzola Creek, Lincoln Creek, Little Boulder Creek, Little Canyon Creek, Little Fiddle Creek, Little Grizzly Creek, Little Humbug Creek, Little Wolf Creek, Long Valley Creek, Lucky Dog Creek, Lunch Creek, Marion Creek, Merrill Creek, Middle Fork Kanaka Creek, Miller Creek, Milton Creek, North Branch Dog Creek, North Fork Canyon Creek, North Fork Kanaka Creek, North Fork Oregon Creek, Oak Valley Creek, Old Mill Creek, Onion Creek, Oregon Creek, Packer Creek, Papoose Creek, Pass Creek, Pauley Creek, Perry Creek, Pine Grove Creek, Pipe Creek, Poplar Creek, Potosi Creek, Pourier Creek, Purdy Creek, Ramshorn Creek, Rattlesnake Creek, Rock Creek, Rock Creek, Saint Catherine Creek, Salmon Creek, Sandusky Creek, Sardine Creek, Sawmill Creek, Shower Branch, Slate Castle Creek, Sleighville Creek, Smith Creek, Smithneck Creek, Snow Creek, South Branch Dog Creek, South Fork Canyon Creek, South Fork Kanaka Creek, South Fork Oregon Creek, Spencer Creek, Squirrel Creek, Sulphur Creek, Sunnyside Creek, West Branch Canyon Creek, West Branch Downie River, William Creek, Williams Creek, Williamson Creek, Wolf Creek, Woodruff Creek, Young America Creek

  Summits     show all on map

Alaska Peak, American Hill, Babbitt Peak, Bald Mountain, Bald Mountain, Bald Top, Beacon Point, Beartrap Mountain, Bunker Hill, Burma Summit, Cloud Splitter, Crystal Peak, Deadman Peak, Deadwood Peak, Democrat Peak, Devils Post Pile, Elephants Head, Fillmore Hill, Fir Cap, Gibraltar, Granite Mountain, Granite Peak, Graveyard Hill, Grizzly Peak, Harding Point, Haskell Peak, High Commission, Indian Hill, Keystone Mountain, Ladybug Peak, Land Peak, Little Table Rock, Millis Peak, Mount Alma, Mount Etna, Mount Fillmore, Mount Ina Coolbrith, Needle Point, Plug Point, Poverty Hill, Quartz Point, Randolph Hill, Rattlesnake Peak, Red Dog, Rice Hill, Rocky Peak, Saddleback Mountain, Saint Charles Hill, Sardine Peak, Sardine Point, Schroeder Mountain, Sierra Buttes, Skyhigh, Snowden Hill, Stafford Mountain, Sugarloaf, Sugarloaf, Table Mountain, Table Rock, Tennessee Mountain, The Mounds, Treasure Mountain, Verdi Peak, Webber Peak

  Trails     show all on map

Bedbug Smith Trail, Bee Ranch Trail, Butcher Ranch Trail, Commodore Trail, Cottonwood Botanical Trail, Cottonwood Fisherman Trail, Cottonwood Overlook Trail, Dark Canyon Trail, Deer Lake Trail, Deer Lake Trail, Donner Trail, Downie River Trail, Dry Flat Trail, Empire Creek Trail, Fiddle Creek Trail, Halls Ranch Trail, Haskell Peak Trail, Haypress Creek Trail, Lafayette Ridge Trail, Lilliput Trail, Long Point Trail, Mount Lola Trail, Ramshorn Trail, Second Divide Trail, Sunshine Trail, Third Divide Trail, Upper Salmon Lake Trail

  Valleys     show all on map

Antelope Valley, Badenaugh Canyon, Balls Canyon, Bear Valley, Bella Union Ravine, Big Avalanche Ravine, Big Canyon, Black Canyon, Black Jack Ravine, Blatchley Canyon, Blue Ravine, Bon Ton Ravine, Bope Ravine, Box Canyon Number One, Box Canyon Number Two, Boyce Ravine, Brummel Ravine, Buckeye Ravine, Canyon Four, Canyon Three, Cat Canyon, Cedar Grove Ravine, Centennial Ravine, Charcoal Ravine, China Ravine, Clarks Canyon, Cleghorn Ravine, Collins Ravine, Coyote Ravine, Dark Canyon, Dark Canyon, Daves Ravine, Deacon Long Ravine, Dead Horse Canyon, Deadwood Ravine, Deans Ravine, Deep Canyon, Devils Canyon, Dodge Canyon, Dog Valley, Donkey Canyon, Evans Canyon, Excelsior Ravine, French Ravine, Goffs Ravine, Gold Canyon, Gold Point Ravine, Gold Valley, Grant Ravine, Grant Ravine, Great Eastern Ravine, Hackmans Ravine, Happy Hollow Ravine, Hardys Ravine, Haypress Valley, Hays Ravine, Hog Canyon, Hog Gulch, Hoke Valley, Hope Ravine, Hungry Mouth Canyon, Indian Valley, Jackass Ravine, Jersey Ravine, Johnson Ravine, Keystone Ravine, Kimberlin Ravine, Lacey Valley, Ladies Canyon, Lemon Canyon, Lincoln Valley, Little Ladies Canyon, Lucky Hill Ravine, Maiden Valley, McGinnis Ravine, Mello Canyon, Mitchell Canyon, Mobile Ravine, Morristown Ravine, Morrs Ravine, Negro Canyon, New York Ravine, Onion Valley, Pats Gulch, Pearson Ravine, Pig Canyon, Poorman Valley, Port Wine Ravine, Rapps Ravine, Red Oak Canyon, Red Star Ravine, Reese Ravine, Rice Canyon, Rosassco Ravine, Sacketts Gulch, Sailor Ravine, San Juan Canyon, Sardine Valley, Sawmill Ravine, Sawmill Ravine, Sears Ravine, Secret Canyon, Shannon Ravine, Shaughnessy Ravine, Sheep Ranch Ravine, Slug Canyon, Stafford Ravine, Stahis Ravine, Stampede Valley, Studhorse Ravine, Tennessee Ravine, Trestle Ravine, Trosi Canyon, Turner Canyon, Turner Canyon, Wet Ravine, Wet Ravine, Wild Bill Canyon, Worn Mill Canyon, Youngs Ravine,

Sierra County, California Population By Race (2012 estimate)

WhiteSierra County White population 2,9152,915  
MixedSierra County Mixed population 7776
American IndianSierra County American Indian population 5252
AsianSierra County Asian population 1212
Hawaiian & Pacific IslanderSierra County Hawaiian & Pacific Islander population 99

Additional population tables :
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