Yolo County

Yolo County, California

625 Court St Suite 202
Woodland, CA 95695
Phone: (530) 666-8150
Fax: (530) 668-4029
www.yolocounty.org

In N central CA, NE of San Francisco; original county; organized Feb 18, 1850 (prior to statehood). Name Origin: For a subtribe of Patwin Indians, of Wintun linguistic stock; meaning of name unclear. Possibly a corruption of Yoloy 'place abounding with rushes,' or Yodoi a Patwin village, or for a chief named Yodo. There was also a captain of a ranch who was named Yolo.

Area (sq mi):: 1022.89 (land 1013.27; water 9.62) Population per square mile: 182.50
Population 2005: 184,932 State rank: 28 Population change: 2000-20005 9.60%; 1990-2000 19.50% Population 2000: 168,660 (White 58.10%; Black or African American 2.00%; Hispanic or Latino 25.90%; Asian 9.90%; Other 20.50%). Foreign born: 20.30%. Median age: 29.50
Income 2000: per capita $19,365; median household $40,769; Population below poverty level: 18.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $26,331-$27,932
Unemployment (2004): 5.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.70% Median travel time to work: 21.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 32.80%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Davis (63,722)
  • Woodland County seat (51,693)
  • West Sacramento (39,351)

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    Californians are changing our ongoing attitude and relationship to water as a result of the drought," said Yolo County Board of Supervisors Chair Matt Rexroad.
    State fire spokesman Dennis Mathisen said the Monticello fire near Lake Berryessa in Yolo County was 55 percent contained Tuesday morning, up 10 percent from the night before.
    MATERIALS AND METHODS--Dead mammals were identified on two-lane, paved highways in the western portion of Central Valley between the cities of Winters and Davis in Yolo County, California, between 1 July 1997 and 30 June 2007 (72,721 km driven in total).
    Upon his arrival in Yolo County he purchased 40 acres of prime farm land with natural irrigation for $20.
    Hedgerows of California native shrubs and perennial grasses, including at Fong Farms in Yolo County, were compared to weedy field margins for the abundance of beneficial and pest insects.
    While this business serves all of Yolo County, the bulk of its business is in one of the nicest towns in the county, Davis CA
    San Jose solar power system manufacturer SunPower has finished construction of a 1-megawatt solar installation at the Yolo County Justice Campus in Woodland.
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    One alleged victim told police in Yolo County, California, he held her breasts and whispered with a "quivering voice.
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