Welcome to the City of Sutter Creek

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General Information

Sutter Creek is conveniently located just 45 miles south east of Sacramento make it the perfect place to live and play. Sutter Creek was incorporated in 1854, is located in Amador County and is 2.5 square miles with a population of approximately 2,500.

A wonderful balance of old and new, today’s Sutter Creek maintains its Gold Rush facade while catering to the wants and needs of visitors from around the world. Shop, dine, slumber, stroll, wine taste, and enjoy the quaint atmosphere of Amador County. Sutter Creek, the jewel of the Mother Lode, offers the perfect blend of small town charm and quality living.


2nd Saturday Guided Tours at Sutter Creek’s Historic Knight Foundry

Knight Foundry in Sutter Creek is America’s last water-powered foundry and machine shop and a premier relic of Mother Lode gold mining history. Join us for one of our Guided Tours on Saturday, February 10 and the second Saturday of every month. More tour dates include March 10 and April 14. No reservations needed. Tours begin at 10 a.m., 12 noon, and 2 p.m. Admission is $10 for adults 18 and older, $5 for students age 5-17, free for children under 5. Knight Foundry hats, T-shirts, and aprons, and Pinkerton patterns will also be on sale (great gifts!).

Knight Foundry: 81 Eureka Street, Sutter Creek. (http://knightfoundry.com)