Monday December 12, 2022


Cities and communities that make up the modern Sacramento Valley, including the city of Sacramento, probably would not exist had it not been for the mighty river that runs down Central California.

The Sacramento River has provided the resources necessary for the cities and settlements that are at or near its banks, including the Native American tribes that inhabited the area for thousands of years.

Below are some key factors that make the Sacramento River an essential artery for California.

The Largest River in California

Stretching some 384 miles from its origin near Mount Shasta to its terminus in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, the Sacramento River is the largest river in the Golden State.

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