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Walnut Grove
Sacramento County, California


Page Contents for Walnut Grove, California

Statistics & Facts


Weather & Climate

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Chamber of Commerce.


Statistics & Facts

The California state capital is Sacramento.
The population of Walnut Grove is approximately 669 (2000), 1542 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 282 (2000), 585 (2010).
The amount of land area in Walnut Grove is 8.1 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Walnut Grove is 3.1 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.9 sq kilometers.
The distance from Walnut Grove to Washington DC is 2529 miles.
The distance to the California state capital is 30 miles. (as the crow flies)
Walnut Grove is positioned 38.24 degrees north of the equator and 121.51 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Walnut Grove elevation is 5 feet above sea level.
Walnut Grove per capita income is $ 14,939 (2000).
Walnut Grove median income is $ 40,179 (2000).
The Walnut Grove median home price is $ 66,200 (2000).
Walnut Grove average annual precipitation is 18.7 inches peryear.
The average winter temperature is 46.7 degrees F.
The average spring temperature is 59.8 degrees F.
The average summer temperature is 75.3 degrees F.
The average fall temperature is 64.5 degrees F.


about 30 miles south of Sacramento in the California Delta area. Other nearby communities include Locke, Ryde, Isleton, Laguna West-Lakeside, Laguna, Rio Vista, Galt, North Woodbridge, South Woodbridge and Elk Grove.

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mild. The sun shines almost all year round. The breezes from the delta help cool off the town more than outlying valley areas. Rain falls mainly in the winter, but extreme weather is uncommon. Some fog may occur also during the winter months.
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History & History Related Items

The city was founded by John W. Sharp in 1850 when he moved his family here. He chose the area because of the many walnut and oak forests here.
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The founding of Walnut Grove



California Delta Chambers
1,000 miles of waterways
14900 W. Hwy 12, Suite C-2
Lodi, CA 95242

Walnut Grove Public Dock
north of the Walnut Grove bridge, access from River Road.

Delta Meadows River Park
Come enjoy a variety of outdoor activities such as walking, fishing and wildlife observation. The park follows railroad right of way.
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Walnut Grove Chamber

Walnut Grove Area Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 100
Walnut Grove, CA 95690
Representing the California Delta Communities of Walnut Grove, Locke, and Ryde

Walnut Grove Organizations

Walnut Grove Area Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 100
Walnut Grove, CA 95690
Representing the California Delta Communities of Walnut Grove, Locke, and Ryde

Walnut Grove Schools

Children of Walnut Grove attend schools in the River Delta Unified School District. Walnut Grove Elementary School houses children through the eighth grade. The Delta High School is located in nearby Clarksburg.

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