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California

California became the 31st state on September 9, 1850. Sacramento is the state capital. There are currently 58 counties each with a courthouse.

 

 

Click on a county below to learn more:

Alameda Alpine Amador Butte Calaveras 
Colusa  Contra Costa Del Norte El Dorado Fresno
Glenn  Humboldt  Imperial  Inyo  Kern
Kings Lake Lassen  Los Angeles  Madera
Marin  Mariposa  Mendocino Merced Modoc
Mono Monterey Napa Nevada  Orange
Placer  Plumas Riverside Sacramento  San Benito
San Bernardino San Diego  San Francisco San Joaquin  San Luis Obispo 
San Mateo Santa Barbara Santa Clara  Santa Cruz  Shasta 
Sierra  Siskiyou Solano  Sonoma  Stanislaus
Sutter Tehama  Trinity  Tulare  Tuolumne 
Ventura Yolo Yuba 

 

California Supreme Court – San Francisco

California Supreme Court Branch – Sacrament

 

District Court of Appeal – Fresno  ( 5th District )

District Court of Appeal – Los Angeles ( 2nd District )

District Court of Appeal – Riverside  ( 4th District – Division 2 )

District Court of Appeal – Sacramento  ( 3rd District )

District Court of Appeal – San Diego  ( 4th District – Division 1 )

District Court of Appeal – San Francisco  ( 1st District )

District Court of Appeal – San Jose  ( 6th District )

District Court of Appeal – Santa Ana  ( 4th District – Division 3 )

District Court of Appeal – Ventura  ( 2nd District )

 

Highest Point – Mount Whitney ( 14,495 feet ) is located in Inyo County and Tulare County

Lowest Point  – Death Valley ( – 280 feet ) is located in Inyo County

 

Oldest Courthouse still in use – Mariposa County (1854-1855)

Oldest Former Courthouse – Shasta County (1855)

 

State Capitol – Sacramento

 

 

Old Governor Mansion – Sacramento