Comstock's magazine 1218 - December 2018 - Page 106

GREATER SACRAMENTO YOLO COUNTY OVERVIEW TOTAL POPULATION Yolo County is located in the rich agricultural regions of California’s Central Valley and Sacramento River delta. It is directly across the Sacramento River from the State Capital of Sacramento. The county sits along the Interstate 80 corridor, serving as a key link between Sacramento and the Bay Area megaregion. It is home to the world-class research university, UC Davis. After it was first established as an agricultural campus, UC Davis has become an esteemed force in a slew of additional fields, including medicine, education, business management and veterinary medicine. 219,116 Regional Breakdown KEY COMMUNITIES Davis West Sacramento Winters Woodland KEY ASSETS • UC Davis • Port of West Sacramento • Access to: » The Bay Area » Interstate 80 » Interstate 505 • Yolo County Wildlife Preserve • UC Davis-HM CLAUSE Life Science Innovation Center • Bayer Crop Science CoLaborator 106 | December 2018