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Colleges In Sacramento County

Sacramento County is one of the largest counties in the state of California. Its population for the year 2008 was a staggering one million plus and it is growing. Sacramento is the county seat and also the capital of the state of California. Large numbers equal a diverse and interesting population.

The Sacramento metropolitan area includes Sacramento County and three other counties with Sacramento being the largest. California Central Valley is an agricultural hub that the county covers with 994 square miles. Sacramento County extends from the delta low lands through the Sacramento River, the San Joaquin River and straight through the state capital ending at the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains.

Since its start in 1850 as one of the original counties of California this county has been on the rise for both tourists and residents. Sacramento County provides instant access to the San Francisco Bay. It also was named for the Sacramento River that makes up its western boarder. A little more history digging tells that Alexander Hamilton Willard is buried in Franklin Cemetery. He was a part of the Lewis and Clark Expedition.

Sacramento County is a perfect place for visitors. There are several art museums, including The California Museum and the Crocker Art Museum, to turn a day into an adventure. The California State Railroad Museum and the Wells Fargo History Museum are also two places of interest when visiting.

On a local level there are events that make the little ones and the young at heart happy. The California State Fair is an annual event with carnival rides and food for all tastes. Fairytale Town is a great place for the kiddos, birthday celebrations and Santa sightings. For all the zoo lovers out there Sacramento County offers two zoos: Folsom and Sacramento.

Performing arts are quite popular in the Sacramento County area. There is ballet, a theatre company, music circus, opera and classes that can be taken at California State University at Sacramento. They have an amazing Department of Theatre and Dance.

Sacramento County is a place where the outdoors are the recreational activity. There are areas for bicycling, parks and golf courses. There are also professional sports teams in Sacramento County. The Kings are the basketball team, Monarchs are the women’s basketball team and the Rivercats battle it out on the baseball diamond.

When you become a resident of Sacramento County you will be introduced to a government that is ran by an elected 5 member council board. They are known as the Sacramento County Board of Supervisors. The county becomes competitive in presidential and congressional races, although the democratic party generally prevails.

Sacramento County has art, history, beauty and recreation. What more do you need with a county that is located in a very large and diverse state? You need to visit and see for yourself and then make Sacramento your new home.

Colleges in Sacramento County, CA
College Name Campus Location Student Count
Alliant International University Sacramento-
American River College Sacramento33,821
Bryan College Gold River117
California Institute Of The Healing Arts And Sciences Sacramento16
California State University-Sacramento Sacramento28,829
Cet-Sacramento Sacramento143
Charles A. Jones Skills And Business Education Center Sacramento1,813
Cosumnes River College Sacramento12,967
Elite Progressive School Of Cosmetology Sacramento495
Federico Beauty Institute Sacramento279
Folsom Lake College Folsom8,193
Heald College-Rancho Cordova Rancho Cordova475
High-Tech Institute-Sacramento Sacramento739
International Academy Of Design And Technology Sacramento201
Itt Technical Institute-Rancho Cordova Rancho Cordova684
Maric College-Sacramento Campus Sacramento495
Mti College Sacramento619
My Le's Beauty College Sacramento97
National Career Education Citrus Heights498
Sacramento City College Sacramento24,596
San Joaquin Valley College-Rancho Cordova Rancho Cordova619
The Art Institute Of California-Sacramento Sacramento84
Trinity Life Bible College Sacramento242
Union Institute & University Sacramento-
Universal Technical Institute Of Northern California Inc Sacramento1,446
University Of Phoenix-Sacramento Valley Campus Sacramento4,065
Western Seminary-Sacramento Sacramento-




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