Introduction to Galt, California
Galt, California, in Sacramento County, is 8 miles N of Lodi, California (center to center) and 25 miles SE of Sacramento, California. The city benefits from easy access to the nearby cities and towns within the Sacramento metropolitan area. Galt contains a population of approximately 19,472.
This original inhabitants of this were area Mivok Indians. In the early 1850s Chism Cooper Fuggit helped develop a settlement which he named Liberty. Initially, it was used as a place where freight haulers would stop to rest their horses. Later, it became a stage coach stop. In 1869, Dr. Obed Harvey initiated the development of the town that eventually became Galt.
Galt and nearby Attractions
- Harmony Grove Church
- Berghold Vineyards & Winery
- Micke Grove Zoo
- Rae House Museum
- Dry Creek Golf Course
Things To Do In Galt
Galt has a small town feel about it. It is perfect for relaxing in the lap of nature with its breathtaking sunsets and variety of bird songs. It offers excellent shopping opportunities. It also has several parks, including a skate park, a golf course, swimming pools and facilities for sports like tennis and basketball. An annual Galt Old Car Festival is held every September.
Air transportation is available from Sacramento International.
Galt Higher Education
San Joaquin Delta College serves the area.