Sutter County is a major agricultural center located in Northern California approximately 50 miles north of the State Capitol, Sacramento. The County, bounded by the Sacramento and Feather Rivers, encompasses 608 square miles and provides easy access to the Lake Tahoe and San Francisco areas. Mountains and lakes offering unlimited recreational opportunities are abundant. Sutter County is a general-law county with a population of approximately 97,000 and includes two incorporated cities, Yuba City and Live Oak. There are 19 department heads and 900 positions with an annual budget of 241 million dollars.