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Sacramento, Diocese of

The 1898 General Convention voted that the bounds of the Missionary District of Northern California be changed to include the original counties in California plus all that portion of Nevada west of the west lines of the counties of Elko, White, Pine, Eureka, Lincoln, Lander, and Nye. It was called the Missionary District of Sacramento. On Oct. 30-31, 1911, the First Annual Convention of the Diocese of Sacramento met at St. Paul's Church, Sacramento. The name was changed to the Diocese of Northern California on Apr. 22, 1961.

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