Elverta, California

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Elverta, California
Unincorporated community
Elverta, California is located in California
Elverta, California
Coordinates: 38°42′50.4″N 121°27′46.8″W / 38.714°N 121.463°W / 38.714; -121.463Coordinates: 38°42′50.4″N 121°27′46.8″W / 38.714°N 121.463°W / 38.714; -121.463
Country United States
State California
County Sacramento
Area
 • Total 9.1 sq mi (23.5 km2)
 • Land 9.1 sq mi (23.5 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 52 ft (16 m)
Population (2000, 2008)
 • Total 6,178, 6,704
 • Density 740/sq mi (285/km2)
Time zone PST (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code 95626
Area code(s) 916
FIPS code 06097[1]
GNIS feature ID 1658496[2][3]

Elverta is an unincorporated community northwest of Sacramento, California. It was named after Elverta Dike, whose husband donated property to a nearby church.[4] It is in Sacramento County, California. The postal code of the city is 95626. In 2008 there were 6,704 people living in Elverta.[3][5] Elverta is about 20 miles (32 km) to Sacramento, California, 2.5 miles (4.0 km) miles from Rio Linda, California 6 miles (9.7 km) of Roseville, California, and 8.0 miles (12.9 km) of Antelope, California. In 2000 there were 6,178 people living in Elverta. In other areas of Sacramento County they share the zip code 95626, also Placer County and Sutter County.[1][5]

History[change | edit source]

It was named after Elverta Dike, whose husband donated property to a nearby church.[4] The community of Elverta/Rio Linda is on the part on the land grant of Rancho Del Paso of 1844. In 1910, a company named Fruit Land Company of Minneapolis got 12,000 acres (49 km2) of the grant and in 1912 the area was splited with Elverta and Rio Linda.[6]

Geography[change | edit source]

Elverta is an unincoporated community and it is part of the Sacramento metropolitan area; the metropolitan area including Sacramento (State capital and County seat of California), also Arden-Arcade and Roseville.

Elverta is at 38°42′50.4″N 121°27′46.8″W / 38.714°N 121.463°W / 38.714; -121.463 (38.723216, -121.45452)[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the unincorporated community has a total area of 9.1 square miles 23.5 acres (0.095 km2).

Notes[change | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Elverta, CA Zip Code 95626". American Towns.com. http://www.americantowns.com/ca/elverta-zip-code. Retrieved 2010-08-09.
  2. "GNIS Detail - Elverta". Geographic Names Information System. http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic/f?p=gnispq:3:4079719383621196::NO::P3_FID:1658496. Retrieved 2010-08-09.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 "Elverta, CA 95626". CA HomeTownLocator. http://california.hometownlocator.com/zip-codes/data,zipcode,95626.cfm. Retrieved 2010-08-09.
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Information of Elverta, California". ePodunk. http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/genInfo.php?locIndex=10130. Retrieved 2010-08-05.
  5. 5.0 5.1 "Zip Code Information Profile of 95626". City-data.com. http://www.city-data.com/zips/95626.html. Retrieved 2010-08-05.
  6. "History of Rio Linda, California". Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rio_Linda,_California#History. Retrieved 2010-08-09.

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