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  Amador County, California - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Amador County bills itself as "The Heart of the Mother Lode" and lies with the Gold Country.
The county is named for Jose Maria Amador, soldier, rancher and miner, who was born in San Francisco in 1794, the son of Sergeant Pedro Amador, a Spanish soldier who settled in California in 1771.
In the county the population is spread out with 20.60% under the age of 18, 6.90% from 18 to 24, 26.20% from 25 to 44, 28.30% from 45 to 64, and 18.00% who are 65 years of age or older.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Amador_County,_California   (497 words)

  
 Amador County : Welcome!
Discover the serenity of Amador County… where sounds of footsteps on the boardwalks echo off the overhanging balconies.
Amador is an oasis of relaxation, history and fun.
The silenced mines of Amador County have been replaced with world-class wines, snuggled mostly in the Shenandoah Valley.
www.touramador.com   (114 words)

  
 Amador County Wine Grape Growers Association
The elevation of Amador Vineyards ranges from 250 feet in the western foothills to 2900 feet in the east.
Amador County’s wine grape industry is flourishing with a substantial amount of new acreage planted each year.
Amador County wine grapes are also used in premium wines made by well-known wineries throughout California.
www.amadorwinegrapes.com   (401 words)

  
 Amador City California
Amador City is a shopper's Mecca, abounding in antique stores and boutiques, crafts, free museums, with dining options ranging from an old fashioned soda fountain to "surf and turf" to 4-star gourmet dinners.
Amador City and County are named for Jose Maria Amador, a wealthy California rancher who mined along the creek in 1848.
Amador City was recently honored to be featured on Home & Garden TV's Restore America program with Bob Vila (October 1999), and in the September 10, 2000 Travel section of the LA Times titled "Mining for Wine in the Gold Country".
www.amador-city.com   (353 words)

  
 California State Library - Genealogy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
County histories for each county, groups of counties and larger regions.  Most of the biographical sketches in these volumes have been indexed either in our California Information File or in commercially published indexes.  Printed and microfilmed editions of many of these county histories are available on interlibrary loan.  See also item 8.k., below.
California newspapers from 1846 to the present, including long runs of at least one title from each county.  A large portion of the collection is available on microfilm and may be borrowed through interlibrary loan.
The California State Archives, a division of the Secretary of State's Office has an extensive collection of records from the agencies of State government.  Information on individuals may be found in these records.  The State Archives collection is located at 1020 O Street, Sacramento, CA 95814.
www.library.ca.gov /html/genealogy.cfm   (3313 words)

  
 Amador Jackson, California (Counties)
The county seat of Amador, California, is Jackson.
The county population on July 1, 1999, was 34,153, an increase of 4,114 over the 1990 census.
Located in Amador, California, Electra P H is at an elevation of 715 feet and was established...
www.ohwy.com /ca/y/yamador.htm   (336 words)

  
 Golden Oldies / There's more than just fruit in old-vine Zinfandel -- its earthy flavors are history in a bottle   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
California's booming economy of the 1880s led to a huge boost in wine demand, and Zinfandel was planted everywhere.
Amador County also has 100- plus-year-old vineyards all over, and lays claim to the oldest vineyard in the state, the Original Grandpere Vineyard, shown by a grant deed in county records to have existed in 1869.
California grapes were the most desirable, and Zinfandel gained a reputation for fruit flavors that endured the stress of shipping.
sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2005/07/28/WIGFNDS6V81.DTL   (2905 words)

  
 Amador County Film Commission
Amador County offers you incredible natural beauty, a rich variety of historical settings and a rural flavor that makes it a great place for all kinds of shoots.
Nestled in the heart of California's Mother Lode, Amador encompasses 593 square miles stretching from the floor of the San Joaquin Valley to the 8,000+ foot peaks of the Sierra Nevada mountains.
The Amador County Film Commission is the acting liaison between film companies and the County of Amador, and the cities of Amador City, Ione, Jackson, Plymouth and Sutter Creek.
www.filmamador.org   (277 words)

  
 Cyndi's List - Cemeteries & Funeral Homes
Cemeteries of Illinois and Wisconsin by county and township.
Cemeteries of Pleasanton and Dublin, California   ~ California
CD-ROMs of cemeteries in Livingston County, Missouri and the surrounding counties.
www.cyndislist.com /cemetery.htm   (4025 words)

  
 Amador Vintner's Association - Discover Amador!
And Amador wineries are easy to reach, nestled between highways 50 and 88 along historic Highway 49.
Amador is renowned for producing California's finest zinfandels, some of them crafted from 19th-century vines.
In Amador County, visitors experience the rich history of a community born of gold that today is flourishing on the nectar of distinctive, world-class wines.
www.amadorwine.com   (210 words)

  
 Amador Superior Court
Procedural rules, adopted by the Amador Superior Court, to be used in conjunction with California Rules of Court and California statutory law.
Amador County residents can now fill out family law and small claims paperwork for the Amador County Superior Court on the EZLegalfile website.
Amador Superior Court is located in Jackson, California, the Amador County seat.
www.amadorcourt.org   (416 words)

  
 Mother Lode Mines - Amador County, California
Amador County was formed in 1854 and named after native Californian Jose Maria Amador.
The first gold quartz mine in California was started in 1850 at Amador City.
Jackson, the county seat, has the deepest mines on the Continent, which produced over half the gold mined in the Mother Lode.
comspark.com /chronicles/amador.htm   (714 words)

  
 InfoDome - California Indians and Their Reservations
The County of San Diego built a reservoir on this land in 1931, and displaced the Kumeyaay to various reservation lands nearby.
The reservation is in southeastern California on the Arizona border and the Colorado River, with 25 miles of the reservation boundary along the shores of the lake.
The northwestern California Indians have cultural ties with the Northwest coast area and the southern California Indians are culturally linked with the Southwest.
infodome.sdsu.edu /research/guides/calindians/calinddict.shtml   (3802 words)

  
 California Vital Records Information for Counties (A-B)
Most of the county offices can provide a faster processing time than the State office (often within one week).
Certified copies of divorce decrees and confidential marriage records must be obtained from the county where divorce was granted or the marriage was licensed.
This page tells how to obtain copies of vital records such as birth certificates, death records, marriage licenses and divorce decrees in California Counties.
www.vitalrec.com /cacounties1.html   (451 words)

  
 Amador County Extension Office Home Page
Farms of Amador is a new countywide marketing and education program to assist local agricultural producers market their products.
The goal is to bring communities together for the support and growth of agriculture, agri-tourism, and preservation of open space in Amador County.
County farm advisors, backed by campus-based research specialists, search out practical, research-based solutions to a wide variety of challenges—developing more productive crop varieties, better ways to manage livestock waste, new marketing approaches and more.
ceamador.ucdavis.edu   (186 words)

  
 Untitled   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
After obtaining state licenses in California and Washington, she moved with her daughter to the latter state, where she practiced dental hygiene and Danielle attended school.
Torrance, California was the birthplace of Martha Susan Tanner.
To the north, the land gradually becomes more hilly, and to the south, the land is mostly devoid of hills and changes to the typical prarieland as one proceeds south and east, for many miles until the hills and mountains are reached.
www.bill-tanner.com /book/book.htm?PHPSESSID=b9e0b45ddbe6f0fa53afc8265...   (22035 words)

  
 Kennedy Gold Mine - Historic Gold Mine Surface Tours - Home Page
Although gold was known to be present and was mined by the Spanish and Mexicans, the California Gold Rush did not begin until after James Marshall's discovery of gold at Sutter's Mill in 1848.
The mine also had one of the largest stamp mills in the Mother Lode, moving tailings by means of huge wooden wheels, some of which are still standing.
The Kennedy Mine, located near Jackson California (printable map), is open every Saturday, Sunday and Holiday, March through October.
www.kennedygoldmine.com   (546 words)

  
 Digital Amador County Map, Maps of Amador County County, California.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Our map of Amador County is fully editable, logically layered (View Layer Directory), and royalty free.
Every county map is available, but we may not yet have your county of interest completed.
Individual County Overview™ vector graphics are priced by population, with prices ranging from $275 to $425 per county.
www.creativeforceinc.com /county_maps/county_maps.asp?ID=193   (229 words)

  
 Amador County, California USGenWeb Index
Amador County's Pioneer Cemeteries - This website is dedicated to our pioneer ancestors, buried in the 21 Amador County Pioneer Cemeteries.
California Gold Rush Most Wanted - Most wanted 49ers - Ancestors lost in California during the gold rush era.
The California Pioneer Project - The California Pioneer List is a list of settlers to California who migrated to or were born in California prior to 1880.
www.cagenweb.com /amador   (827 words)

  
 Indian Grinding Rock SHP
Birdlife varies depending on the season, but many species are seen year round, including turkey vultures, scrub and Steller’s jays, California quail, acorn and hairy woodpeckers, northern flickers, hermit thrushes, wild turkeys (non-native), and California thrashers.
In summer, the bright colors of the western tanager, northern oriole, calliope and Anna’s hummingbirds can be seen in the woods around the meadow.
Animal life in and around the park includes deer, fox, gray and California ground squirrels, fl-tailed jackrabbits, bobcats, bats, and occasionally a mountain lion or fl bear.
www.parks.ca.gov /default.asp?page_id=553   (879 words)

  
 AllRefer.com - Amador County , California (CA) - (county) - Facts and Information
Amador, county (604 sq mi/1,564 sq km; 1990 pop.
Gold Rush (1849) region made famous in the tales of Mark Twain and Bret Harte, centers around Jackson.
Capital city or county seat is shown by the symbol
reference.allrefer.com /gazetteer/A/A04074-amador.html   (215 words)

  
 Alpine County, California, Home Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Scenic Alpine County, California lies along the crest of the central Sierra Nevada, south of Lake Tahoe and north of Yosemite.
Alpine County boasts the smallest population of all counties in California (about 1200 people in 1996).
Since Alpine County has no incorporated cities, most public services are provided by county departments/agencies.
www.co.alpine.ca.us   (267 words)

  
 Welcome to Sutter Amador Hospital   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Sutter Amador Hospital has a rich history of providing care for residents and visitors of Amador County as far back as 1876.
Today SAH has 66 licensed beds and is the only hospital in the county serving a population of nearly 40,000.
Sutter Amador Hospital is also pleased to announce the arrival of our Virtual Nursery.
www.sutteramadorhospital.org   (263 words)

  
 Amador County, California :: Index   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
This forum is for posting biographies for people who lived in or passed through Amador County, California.
This forum is for posting Obituaries for people who lived in or passed through Amador County, California.
This forum is for posting Surnames of people who lived in or passed through Amador County, California.
cagenweb.com /amadorbbs/index.php?sid=34fb349e9ed7dd493201e150887e67e0   (162 words)

  
 Amador Ledger Dispatch
The Amador High boys soccer team took on the high-powered Summerville squad in league action Tuesday and put up a valiant fight.
Right now there are 52 children in dependency proceedings through the Amador County court system whose fates will eventually be determined by a judge’...
Amador vs. Dixon Football — Sept. 17, 2004
www.ledger-dispatch.com   (435 words)

  
 Amador County, California
The Amador County Recorder's Office is responsible for recording, filing and safekeeping documents establishing ownership of land in the County, as well as those pertaining to liens or encumbrances on land.
The Recorder also administers the real property transfer tax law, and provides microfilming service and advice to other county departments.
Most of the duties of the Recorder are prescribed by State law.
www.co.amador.ca.us /depts/recorder/index.htm   (189 words)

  
 User: GUllman - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
I have a B.A. in Geography and a Masters in Library Science, and am now working at a public library in the Los Angeles (California) area.
Cities in the Los Angeles area: Fountain Valley, California, Westchester, California
Counties of California: Amador County, California, Alpine County, California, etc.
users.open-encyclopedia.com /GUllman   (388 words)

  
 California Birth Certificate, Death Record, Marriage license and other vital records
For quicker processing order from the vital records office in the County in which the birth occured.
For quicker processing order from the vital records office in the County in which the death occured.
The state does not have indexes for the years 1987-1995 so you must request these from the county.
www.vitalrec.com /ca.html   (636 words)

  
 Corkpops-Amador County, California Wineries   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Amador Foothill Winery produces classic vineyard-designated Zinfandel and is among the pioneers making Sangiovese in California.
Located in a setting of green lawns and bright flowers, the winery shares it's lush landscape with the Amador Harvest Inn.
Story Winery makers of Mission and Zinfandel wines, is located in the heart of the historic Mother Lode of the Sierra Nevada Foothills.
www.corkpops.com /Wineries/WineryLinks_CA1.html   (156 words)

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