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Placer County, California

Placer County California
Full nameCounty of Placer
Official nameCounty of Placer
Settlement typeCounty
CountryUnited States
RegionsSacramento Valley/Sierra Nevada
Metro areaGreater Sacramento
County seatAuburn
Total Area1503 sq mi (3892.8 km2)
Land Area1404 sq mi (3636.4 km2)
Water Area98 sq mi (253.8 km2)
Total Population348432 (2010)
Other information
Time zonePacific Standard Time (UTC-8)
- Summer (DST)Pacific Daylight Time (UTC-7)

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Placer County (c-eniconˈplæsər, PLASS-er) is a county located in both the Sacramento Valley and Sierra Nevada regions of the U.S. state of California, in what is known as the Gold Country. It stretches from the suburbs of Sacramento to Lake Tahoe and the Nevada border. Because of the expansion of the Greater Sacramento, Placer County is one of the fastest growing counties in California. Between 2000 and 2010, the population grew from 248,399 to 348,432. The county seat is Auburn.

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