Sloughhouse, California

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Sloughhouse, California
Sloughhouse, California is located in California
Sloughhouse, California
Sloughhouse, California
Coordinates: 38°29′45″N 121°11′38″W / 38.49583°N 121.19389°W / 38.49583; -121.19389Coordinates: 38°29′45″N 121°11′38″W / 38.49583°N 121.19389°W / 38.49583; -121.19389
CountryUnited States
102 ft (31 m)
Time zoneUTC-8 (Pacific (PST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-7 (PDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s)916, 279
GNIS feature ID1659683[1]
Reference no.575

Sloughhouse is an unincorporated community in Sacramento County, California, United States. Sloughhouse is located on California State Route 16 17 miles (27 km) east-southeast of downtown Sacramento. Sloughhouse has a post office with ZIP code 95683, which was established in 1916.[2] Jared Sheldon, who built a roadhouse in the community in the 1850s, named the community after another building he had built nearby.[3] The site is registered as a California Historical Landmark.[4]


According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Sloughhouse has a warm-summer Mediterranean climate, abbreviated "Csa" on climate maps.[5]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Sloughhouse, California
  2. ^ ZIP Code Lookup
  3. ^ Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Quill Driver Books. p. 557. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.
  4. ^ "Sloughhouse". Office of Historic Preservation, California State Parks. Retrieved 2012-10-11.
  5. ^ Climate Summary for Sloughhouse, California