California's sixth-largest city has one of its most active steampunk communities. The Sacramento Steampunk Society, boasting more than 3000 members on its Facebook page, holds regular events in the area and has a major presence at Clockwork Alchemy, the annual Bay Area steampunk convention. Sacramento is also home to The League of Proper Villains, another active steampunk group.
The city itself is the hub of a region steeped in Gold Rush history, and many historical sites related to that era are nearby. Being the state capital, Sacramento is also home to several museums of California history. Old Sacramento, featuring many restored 19th century buildings, is a major tourist attraction.
This section includes listings about these attractions along with articles about steampunks in the area. It covers the following counties: Amador, Calaveras, El Dorado, Nevada, Placer, Sacramento, San Joaquin, Sierra, Sutter, Yolo, and Yuba. The other major city in the region is Stockton in San Joaquin County. Check out the "Steamiest Places" section for attractions likely to be of greatest interest to steampunks.
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