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Where is Sierra County, California?

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Sierra County is a county equivalent area found in California, USA. The county government of Sierra is found in the county seat of Downieville.

With a total 2,491.99 sq. km of land and water area, Sierra County, California is the 819th largest county equivalent area in the United States. Home to 3,003 people, Sierra County has a total 2331 households earning 39009 on average per year.

Sierra County, California - Quick Facts

FIPS Code 6091
Area Codes 530
Time Zone PST
Major Cities Loyalton (population: 1,549), Downieville (population: 335), Calpine (population: 310), Sierra City (population: 245), Sierraville (population: 204), Alleghany (population: 81), Goodyears Bar (population: 43)
Land Area 1,159 sq miles
Water Area 953 sq miles
Household Income $39,009
Housing Units 2,331
Median Home Value $231,400
High School Grads 89% of population
Holders of Bachelors Degrees 19% of population

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This page was last updated on June 30, 2016.