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About Placer County, California
Placer County is a county located in the U.S. state of California. It's county seat is Auburn. As per 2020 census, the population of Placer County is 412300 people and population density is square miles. According to the United States Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,407 sq mi (3,644 km2). Placer County was established on 1851.
The county is known for its beautiful natural landscapes, including the Sierra Nevada mountain range, Lake Tahoe, and the American River. It is a popular destination for outdoor enthusiasts, offering activities such as skiing, hiking, fishing, and boating.
Placer County is also home to a thriving economy, with a diverse range of industries such as healthcare, technology, and agriculture. Some of the largest employers in the county include Kaiser Permanente, Sutter Health, Hewlett Packard, and Oracle.
The county seat of Placer County is Auburn, which is located in the western part of the county. Other major cities in Placer County include Roseville, Rocklin, and Lincoln.
In addition to its natural beauty and strong economy, Placer County also has a rich history dating back to the California Gold Rush of the 1850s. The county has many historical sites and museums that showcase its rich cultural heritage.
Placer County Facts
|Area||1,407 sq mi (3,644 km2)|
|Formed / Origin||Sacramento|
Ctities and Towns in Placer County
|City Name||Type||Population (2020)||Pop. Density||Area||Incorporated|
|Auburn||City||13,776||1,918.7/sq mi (740.8/km2)||7.18 sq mi (18.6 km2)||May 2, 1888|
|Colfax||City||1,995||1,414.9/sq mi (546.3/km2)||1.41 sq mi (3.7 km2)||February 23, 1910|
|Lincoln||City||49,757||2,058.6/sq mi (794.8/km2)||24.17 sq mi (62.6 km2)||August 7, 1890|
|Loomis||Town||6,836||940.3/sq mi (363.1/km2)||7.27 sq mi (18.8 km2)||December 17, 1984|
|Rocklin||City||71,601||3,614.4/sq mi (1,395.5/km2)||19.81 sq mi (51.3 km2)||February 24, 1893|
|Roseville||City||147,773||3,352.4/sq mi (1,294.4/km2)||44.08 sq mi (114.2 km2)||April 10, 1909|
Places to Visit in Placer County
Top places to visit in Placer includes Palisades Tahoe, Northstar California Resort, Alpine Base Area at Palisades, Auburn State Recreation Area, Donner Memorial State Park, Hidden Falls Regional Park, Kings Beach State Recreation, Roseville Golfland, Foresthill, Lake Clementine, Commons Beach, Maidu Regional Park, Johnson-Springview Park, Lake Clementine Trail, Royal Gorge Cross Country, Eagle Rock Trailhead, Tahoe Cross-Country, Alpenglow Expeditions, North Tahoe Regional Park.
Highways in Placer County
Interstate 80, State Route 28, State Route 49, State Route 65, State Route 89, State Route 174, State Route 267.
Nearest airport of Placer is Lincoln Regional Airport.