Nevada County has been drawing people to its quaint towns, clean skies, and unique lifestyle since the gold rush in the 1840’s. While gold may no longer be the top attraction, treasure can be found in our picturesque foothill communities, combining world-class dining, shopping, culture, recreation, nature, and history.
Conveniently nestled between Sacramento and Lake Tahoe, Nevada County has some of the most beautiful scenery in the state. From the Sierra peaks near Truckee to the South Yuba and Bear Rivers, this county, encompassing 974 square miles, is a place many come to visit, and ultimately decide to make it their home.
Community, nature, and business abound here, where generations of people have raised their families, welcoming newcomers to discover and explore what makes the area unique. Whether you come for a weekend or stay for the season, there’s much to experience in Nevada County, the premier destination!
When it comes to creating weddings and celebrations with lifetime memories, Nevada County is rated one of the most desired (and affordable!) destinations. With a wide variety of venues, every event is unique, whether rustic or elegant, inside or out!
Beautiful, historic locations, like Empire Mine and Miners Foundry, provide stone elegance and rustic surroundings. North Star House, the Alta Sierra Biblical Gardens, and Schrammsberg Estate provide lovely outdoor vistas that provide the backdrop