Sutter Creek Parade of Lights! December 15. Everyone Welcomed.
See our December newsletter for shuttle information.

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.like us on facebook

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 Self-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 Self-Guided Tours the second Saturday of every month. No reservations needed. Tours begin at 10 a.m. and conclude at 2 p.m. Admission is $10 for adults 18 and older, $5 for students age 5-17, free for children under 5.

Upcoming 2018 Tour Dates: December 8, January 12, and February 9

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

City of Sutter Creek Vision Statement

We the citizens of Sutter Creek envision the future of our community as preserving our sense of the past and maintaining the historic integrity of our buildings, artifacts, landscape,greenbelt and natural environment with a strong sense of community and quality of life; and that our managed growth will honor the above, will be patterned after historic walkable neighborhoods and will include the educational needs of our community within these neighborhoods, clear edges between cities, thriving local businesses, parks, playgrounds and walking paths throughout the community, will generate revenues to meet community needs and will provide an inspiration planning model for other communities in the region.