Welcome to the City of Sutter Creek

Use this website to learn about Sutter Creek’s city government, download agendas and minutes from our monthly City Council meetings, stay up to date with current announcements, read the Sutter Creek Newsletter … learn more about our government departments, check the weather and find us on Google Maps. Are you a new resident? We have a page dedicated to you as well as answers to some of the most common questions posed by our citizens. See the “How do I?” section.

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.


Sutter Creek is a General Law City, which means it is organized in accordance with provisions of the State Government Code.