- Yuba-Sutter Area
Infobox Metropolitan Area
MSA_name = Yuba City Metropolitan Area | name = Yuba-Sutter Area
other_cities = - Marysville - Live Oak - Wheatland
rank_us = 236th
population = 165,080
density_mi2 = 152.4
area_mi2 = 1,252.3
highest_ft = 4825
lowest_ft = 50
The Yuba-Sutter Area is a smaller metropolitan community including Yuba and Sutter Counties in
Northern California, USA's Central Valley. The official name given by the US Census Bureau is the Yuba City Metropolitan Statistical Area. It is anchored by Yuba City, California, the county seat of Sutter County and to a lesser extent Marysville, California, the county seat of Yuba County.
Places with more than 50,000 inhabitants
*Yuba City (Principal city)
Places with 10,000 to 50,000 inhabitantats
Places with 1,000 to 10,000 inhabitants
Places with 500 to 1,000 inhabitants
*Dobbins (census-designated place)
Yuba Sutter Fair
The 13th District Agricultural Association or Yuba-Sutter Fair as it is most commonly referred to is the local fair in the area and is a part of the California State Fair System. The 13th district used to include parts of Yolo and Sacramento counties but decentralization led to exclusion of Sacramento County in 1889 and in 1893 Yolo County left the association.
In 1941 a ten arce piece of land was purchased for $1,020 in Yuba City in order to even better centralize the fairgrounds. Today the 13th District Agricultural Fair is one of fifty-four district agricultural associations, twenty-four county fairs, two citrus fairs and the
state fairwhich make up the 81 State Fair system in California. [http://www.yubasutterfair.com/organization.html]
Yuba Sutter Fair Scholarship Competition
Every year at the Yuba-Sutter Fair there are scholarship competitions held much like the Miss America and Miss USA Competitions. The competition isn't a beauty pageant, though. Most competition areas are based upon community service, scholastic achievement, and knowledge of fair industry. In 2000, they opened competition up to male candidates as well with the Ambassador Competitions though in recent years lack of interest has caused the titles to remain vacant.
Yuba-Sutter Royal Courts
*Sleep Train Amphitheater
Beale Air Force Base
Beale Air Force Base
Yuba Community College District
Chapman University College
Cambridge Career College
Yuba City High School
*Marysville High School
*River Valley High School
Lindhurst High School
Sutter Union High School
*Live Oak High School
*Wheatland High School
Faith Cristian High School
*Three Rivers High School
*East Nicolaus High School
*Pierce High School
*Marysville Charter Academy for the Arts
ights, Museums, Recreation, Shopping, and more
Sunsweet Growers Incorporated
Bok Kai Temple- built in 1888 to replace the first temple built in the early 1850s, this temple has been a Chinese community project since 1866
Sutter Hock Farm
Marysville High School- Oldest high school in western U.S.
Community Memorial Museum of Sutter County
Mary Aaron Memorial Museum
Museum of the Forgotten Warriors[http://www.museumoftheforgottenwarriors.org]
Yuba Feather Historical Museum
Edward F. Beale Museum
Yuba Sutter Mall
Sutter/Yuba Friday Night Live[http://fridaynightlive.com]
Appeal-Democrat- the daily newspaper for the Yuba-Sutter area. It has been printed in Marysville, Californiasince 1926 when the "Marysville Appeal" (founded in 1860) and the "Marysville Evening Democrat" (founded in 1884) merged together. See Appeal-Democrat
*The Nor-Cal Paper
Comcast Cable North Valley Television NVTV
Rideout Memorial Hospital- Marysville, California
Fremont Memorial Hospital- Yuba City, California
Bok Kai Festival
Annually, Marysville celebrates the Chinese New Year and the Bok Eye god with a festival. The parade has been produced each year for more than 120 years and is the oldest continuing parades in California. People from as far away as Taiwan come to worship at the secluded temple. The crash of gongs, the crack of fireworks, and the pounding of drums signal the beginning of the Bok Kai Parade. Marching bands, fire trucks, antique cars, floats and dance groups walk the streets of historical downtown. Over 15,000 spectators each year come to watch the parade's greatest asset, a 150-foot long dragon.
Other activities include martial art demonstrations, food vendors, and art exhibits.
The festival concludes with the firing of 100 ceremonial bombs with "good luck" rings contained inside the bombs.
Because the fesitval celebrates New Year according to the Chinese lunar calendar, the date of the parade is different each year.
Another interesting fact is that it has never rained during the parade, and has very seldom rained on the day of the parade.
List of Registered Historic Places in California
Yuba-Sutter Regional Arts Council
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