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Sonoma County, California
|County of Sonoma|
Location in the U.S. state of California
|Region||San Francisco Bay Area|
|Incorporated||February 18, 1850|
|Named for||the city of Sonoma|
|County seat (and largest city)||Santa Rosa|
|• Body||Sonoma County Board of Supervisors|
|• Total||1,768 sq mi (4,580 km2)|
|• Land||1,576 sq mi (4,080 km2)|
|• Water||192 sq mi (500 km2)|
|Highest elevation||4,483 ft (1,366 m)|
| • Estimate |
|• Density||273.69/sq mi (105.671/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC−8 (Pacific Time Zone)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−7 (Pacific Daylight Time)|
|GNIS feature ID||1657246|
Sonoma County is a county in the U.S. state of California. It is located north of the San Francisco Bay. It is the northernmost of the nine San Francisco Bay Area counties. Sonoma County is surrounded by 4 counties: Marin County to the south, Mendocino County to the north, Lake County to the northeast, and Napa County to the east. The county seat is in Santa Rosa.
Sonoma County was one of the original counties formed when California became a state in 1850.
Some of the cities in Sonoma County include:
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