5.1 out of 10

Amador City

38.4190481630016 -120.823330065662
Great for
  • Clean & Green
  • Neighborly Spirit
  • Peace & Quiet
  • Safe & Sound
Not great for
  • Eating Out
  • Gym & Fitness
  • Medical Facilities
  • Nightlife
  • Parks & Recreation
Who lives here?
  • Retirees
  • Tourists
  • Country Lovers


3/5 rating details
  • Neighborly Spirit 4/5
  • Safe & Sound 4/5
  • Clean & Green 4/5
  • Peace & Quiet 4/5
  • Eating Out 1/5
  • Nightlife 1/5
  • Parks & Recreation 1/5
  • Shopping Options 1/5
  • Gym & Fitness 1/5
  • Lack of Traffic 2/5
  • Medical Facilities 1/5
Mar 04, 2016

"A Drive-thru Town"

Amador city is exactly what it is: A tiny drive-thru town. Just on the outskirts of Sutter creek, nestled away in a small valley and surrounded by hillsides and trees, its a quiet and sleepy little town. Main population is retired folks, living the country life. Its only tourist attraction is its main street of a couple of old mining buildings. One of the best bakeries in Amador county (in my opinion) just so happens to be located in this tiny town, which surprisingly does good on account of the lack of traffic that passes through this town, no thanks to the new hwy being built and diverting cars from passing through. It hasn't seen housing and job growth in many many years. There are no hospitals or medical facilities around, all the major shopping has to be done in Sutter Hill or Martell, and there isn't even a gas station until your one town over.

I have to give it a 3 out of 5 stars, because though it is a quiet little place it makes up for it with its charm, the people are super nice, and the scenery is beautiful and quite peaceful.
Recommended for
  • Retirees
  • Tourists
  • Country Lovers

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