Amador County


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Amador County, California

500 Argonaut Ln
Jackson, CA 95642
Phone: (209) 223-6470
Fax: (209) 257-0619
www.co.amador.ca.us

In NE CA, due E of Sacramento; organized May 11, 1854 from Calaveras County. Name Origin: For Jose Maria Amador, a construction foreman at the San Jose Mission, miner, and early landowner

Area (sq mi):: 604.69 (land 592.97; water 11.73) Population per square mile: 64.90
Population 2005: 38,471 State rank: 46 Population change: 2000-20005 9.60%; 1990-2000 16.80% Population 2000: 35,100 (White 82.40%; Black or African American 3.90%; Hispanic or Latino 8.90%; Asian 1.00%; Other 9.30%). Foreign born: 3.40%. Median age: 42.70
Income 2000: per capita $22,412; median household $42,280; Population below poverty level: 9.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,783-$25,781
Unemployment (2004): 5.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.50% Median travel time to work: 29.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 26.40%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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In addition to the Lytton Band, Schwarzenegger reached agreements with the Buena Vista Rancheria of Me-Wuk Indians in Amador County, the Coyote Valley Band of Pomo Indians near the state's northern coast, the Ewiiaapaayp Band of Kumeyaay Indians near San Diego and the Fort Mojave Indian Tribe near Needles in San Bernardino County.
Terra d'Oro by Montevina SHR Field Blend (Zinfandel, Petite Syrah, and Barbera; Amador County, CA), $24.
American River Bankshares [NASDAQ-GS: AMRB] is the parent company of American River Bank ("ARB"), a community business bank serving the Greater Sacramento Area in California that operates a family of financial services providers, including North Coast Bank [a division of "ARB"] in Sonoma County and Bank of Amador [a division of "ARB"] in Amador County.
15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In a historic act for any sovereign government, Jackson Rancheria Band of Miwuk Indians announced today that hourly employees on the 1,500-acre reservation in Amador County will soon be paid the highest minimum wage in the United States.
For area lodging and dining information, contact the Amador County Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau (800/649-4988 or www.
Here's a 1997 priced under $30: Chateau Potelle 1997 zinfandel ($29) from the French-owned California winery, using Amador County zinfandel grapes.
Since that time he has worked for a number of renowned Amador County wineries where he honed his skills and cultivated a reputation as an innovative winemaker whose passion and enthusiasm is contagious.
Knight left Mule Creek State Prison in Amador County after serving half of a nine-year term for violating probation on assault charges.
Northern California's Amador County is at its most irresistible in spring
American River Bankshares [NASDAQ-GS:AMRB] is the parent company of American River Bank ("ARB"), a community business bank serving the Greater Sacramento Area in California that operates a family of financial services providers, including North Coast Bank [a division of "ARB"] in Sonoma County and Bank of Amador [a division of "ARB"] in Amador County.
A quintessential Amador County zin, the Spectator called it "jammy and easy to like, with raspberry and spicy caramel flavors.
Renwood's Amador County 1996 sangiovese ($25, $6 per glass) is a pleasant red wine.