Amador County , California

Amador County: County in California, United States


Amador County is a county located in the U.S. state of California. As of the 2010 census, the population was 38,091 and a population density of 24 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 40,083 inhabitants. Its county seat is Jackson. The county was created 168 years ago in 1853.

Amador County Quick Facts

Population : 40,083 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : California (United States)
Area : 1566 km2
Water as percent of area : 1.98%
Land as percent of area : 98.02%
Named for : José María Amador
Altitude : 2,523 feet / 769 meters
Capital : Jackson
Establishment : January 01, 1854
Time Zone : Pacific Time Zone
Local time : 14:12:06 (5th October 2022)
Density : 26 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 4.97% (2010-2020)
Amador County locator map
Location of Amador County on California map.
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Amador County is located at 38°26'47"N 120°39'4"W (38.4463900, -120.6511200). It has 5 neighbors: Alpine County, Calaveras County, El Dorado County, Sacramento County and San Joaquin County.

Amador County map

The largest city of Amador County is Ione with a population of 8,326. Other cities include, Jackson population 4,973, Sutter Creek population 2,688, Plymouth population 1,043 and Amador City population 190. See all Amador County cities & populated places.

Amador County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Amador County.

City Name Population Title
Ione 8,326 City in Amador County, California, USA
Jackson 4,973 County seat of Amador County, California
Sutter Creek 2,688 City in Amador County, California
Plymouth 1,043 City in Amador County, California, USA
Amador City 190 Human settlement in Amador County, California, United States of America

Amador County has 5 neighbours.

  • Jackson


The population of Amador County increased by 4.97% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 38,091 - census
2011 37,543 -1.46% estimation process
2012 37,104 -1.18% estimation process
2013 36,620 -1.32% estimation process
2014 36,726 0.29% estimation process
2015 37,031 0.82% estimation process
2016 37,429 1.06% estimation process
2017 38,529 2.85% estimation process
2018 39,405 2.22% estimation process
2019 39,752 0.87% estimation process
2020 40,083 0.83% estimation process

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People born in Amador County (2)

People born in Amador County, including archer Louis Maxson, United States Marine general Harry Bluett Liversedge, .


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