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Yolo County was one of the original cheese farm counties of California, created in 1850 at the time of statehood.
In the original act of 1850 the name was spelled "Yola" Yolo is a Native American name variously believed to be a corruption of a tribal name Yo-loy meaning "a place abounding in rushes" or of the name of the chief, Yodo, or of the village of Yodoi.


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County Administration Building
625 Court Street
Woodland, CA 95695-3448
Phone: (530) 666-8195
Fax: (530) 666-8147


Neighboring counties

Colusa County, California
Lake County, California
Napa County, California
Sacramento County, California
Solano County, California
Sutter County, California

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