Capay Valley

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Capay Valley and Capay Hills.
Capay Valley hay harvest.

Capay Valley is a mostly rural valley northwest of Sacramento in Yolo County, California, United States. It lies west of the Capay Hills.


Cache Creek flows through the valley.

California State Route 16 crosses through the Capay Valley.

The Capay Valley AVA, and American Viticultural Area (AVA) wine region, includes portions of the valley.


Capay Valley traditionally been the home of the Patwin or southern Wintun people. It is now the home of the Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation.[1] The Cache Creek Casino Resort is in the valley.

The historic Mexican land grant of Rancho Canada de Capay formerly owned the valley in the 19th century.

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Coordinates: 38°42′39″N 122°02′50″W / 38.710737°N 122.047193°W / 38.710737; -122.047193[2]