Introduction to Live Oak, California
Live Oak, California, in Sutter county, is 32 miles S of Chico, California and 48 miles N of Sacramento, California. The city is considered part of the Yuba City metropolitan area. Live Oak has a population of 6,229.
Live Oak History
Live Oak was named in honor of John Augustus Sutter. The city's first settler was A.M. McGrew, who arrived in 1866. The California-Oregon Railroad arrived in the city in the 1870's, resulting in further expansion. The City of Live Oak was incorporated in 1947.
Live Oak and nearby Attractions
- Community Memorial Museum
- Vacaville Museum
- Bidwell - Sacramento River State Park
- South Yuba River State Park
- Bidwell Park
- Old Sacramento State Historic Park
Things To Do In Live Oak
Local parks include the South Yuba River State Park, the Bidwell-Sacramento River State Park, the Gibson Ranch County Park and Bidwell Park. Local museums include the Pioneer Museum, the Gridley Museum and the Community Memorial Museum. The Sutter Branch Library, Barber Branch Library the and Yuba County Library are all located nearby.
Live Oak Transportation
Sacramento International is the nearest major airport.
Live Oak Higher Education
Butte College, Yuba College and California State University-Chico are some of the local colleges and universities.