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Amador County, California

Amador County California
Administration
Full nameCounty of Amador
Official nameCounty of Amador
Settlement typeCounty
CountryUnited States
StateCalifornia
RegionSierra Nevada
Incorporated1854
Government
County seatJackson
Geography
Total Area604.69 sq mi (1566.1 km2)
Land Area592.97 sq mi (1535.8 km2)
Water Area11.73 sq mi (30.4 km2)
Demography
Total Population38091 (2010)
Other information
Time zonePacific Standard Time (UTC-8)
- Summer (DST)Pacific Daylight Time (UTC-7)
Area code209

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Amador County is a county located in the Sierra Nevada of the U.S. state of California. As of the 2010 census, the population was 38,091. The county seat is Jackson.

Amador County bills itself as "The Heart of the Mother Lode" and lies within the Gold Country. There is a substantial wine-growing industry in the county.


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