1 - Castle City

Things To Do

Ione is the Castle City

Built on top of a hill looking over our city is Preston Castle a national historic landmark built in Romanesque Revival architecture in 1890. Open for tours and special events.

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2 - Golf

Things To Do

Castle Oaks Golf Club

Castle Oaks Golf Club is one of Northern California's premier public courses and a Golf Digest "Places to Play", 4-Star rated course. The 18-hole, Par 71 championship course includes a driving range, restaurant, and snack shack.

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3 - Equestrian Complex

Things To Do

Equestrian Complex

The Ed Hughes Memorial Arena is the City of Ione's Multi-Purpose, covered arena. It is available for all outdoor activities year round, rain or shine.

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Historic Main Street

Historic Main Street

Ione's historic Main Street stretches several blocks. Boutiques, restaurants and cafes make Main Street a popular shopping and browsing destination for both visitors and residents. Business and retail opportunities are available; parties interested in Ione's downtown commercial and historic district can contact Ione's City Manager.


home residents - of Ione, CA
During these hot days of summer take care of yourself and neighbors, stay hydrated and check on neighbors who may be sensitive to the increase in temperature.  All open burning has been suspended until further notice.  Watch out for rattle snakes keep yards free of refuse piles where they hide and nest.  If you need assistance with snake removal call 9-1-1 the City of Ione Fire Department has the protective gear and equipment to safely remove a potential threat to your health. If you need to report a concern or request information you can click on Report/Request link at the bottom of this page for assistance.  You are an important part of our community and can address the City Council with any concerns at the regularly scheduled meetings held on the first and third Tuesday of each month.


visitors to Ione, CA

Welcome to Ione “The Castle City, Gateway to the MotherLode.” Weather you are stopping by or staying you will be enchanted by our charming town.  Get out and take a look around!  Play a round of golf at Castle Oaks Golf Club, tour the historic Preston Castle or take your bike through the gentle rolling hills you will find unique shops and eateries in our town.  Parking is easily accessible at our park and ride located on the North end of Sacramento St.  Our 100 acre park, Howard Park, offers endless outdoor recreation opportunities.  With play structures, a skate park, frisbee golf, baseball fields, soccer fields equestrian center you can enjoy the great outdoors.   We want you to enjoy your time here in Ione, for any questions or concerns please click on the Report/Request option at the bottom of the page or if it is during business hours please contact City Hall at 209-274-2412.

Around Town

tom mcclintock smallTown Hall Meeting with Congressman Tom McClintock

Congressman Tom McClintock will be hosting a Town Hall Meeting at Ione City Hall on Wednesday, August 26, 2015 at 6:00 pm. Everyone is welcome to attend.



police patch smallDear Community Members, 

It is my pleasure to let you know of a great event, “Tips for Kids” happening on August 29th at Clark’s Corner beginning at 5:00pm. Fire Chief Ken Mackey and I will host the event which benefits our local Ione Junior High School after school sports program. Clark’s will be preparing a great dinner of ribs, macaroni salad, and corn on the cob for $12.95 – a bargain for a fantastic meal. For entertainment the band “30 Years After” will be playing music from 7:00pm to 10:00pm for your listening and dancing pleasure. Here is how you can make the night a great success. There will be several tip buckets out in which to donate for the kids. All funds collected are exclusively used for the Ione Junior High sports programs.


Keeping our kids in the community engaged in activities is a great way for them to learn teamwork, hard work and leadership skills. By coming out for a great night of food, entertainment, and an opportunity to contribute to our kids, we can make a positive impact with our students.


Sincerely yours,
Tracy Busby, Chief of Police
Ione Police Department

Upcoming Events

August 29
"Tips for Kids"- Clarks Corner
7:00-10:00 pm

September 11
9-11 ceremony-  Fire Station 1
22 w. Jackson St 8:30 am

Every Saturday Beginning at 10:00 am
Preston Castle Tours


City Meetings

August 4 - City Council

August 11 - Planning Commission

August 18 - City Council

August 25 - Parks and Recreation

The City of Ione, California

The City of Ione is nestled in the beautiful oak covered foothills in the Gold Country. Residents and visitors to Ione enjoy the gentle climate, pastoral setting with oak trees and farmlands, and the family-oriented atmosphere of this medium-sized city.

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