Introduction to Ione, California
Ione adopted its current name sometime around 1849. In 1853, Ione's first school was built, while its first post office was built in 1852 and its first flour mill was built in 1855. Ione was incorporated in 1953.
Ione and Nearby Attractions
- Amador County Museum.
- San Joaquin County Historical Society & Museum.
- Indian Grinding Rock State Historic Park.
- Oak Grove Regional Park.
- Gibson Ranch County Park.
- Calaveras Big Trees State Park.
Things To Do In Ione
Local parks include the Gibson Ranch County Park, Pioneer Park, Calaveras Big Trees State Park and the Charles Howard Park. Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Ione Community United Methodist Church and the First Baptist Church are the local houses of worship. The Calaveras County Museum, the Amador County Museum and the San Joaquin County Historical Society & Museum may interest those hoping to learn more about the history of the area.
Sacramento International Airport is the nearest major airport.
Ione Higher Education
San Joaquin Delta College, American River College and the Cosumnes River College are the local centers of higher education.