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

Welcome Spring!  The flowers are blooming and trees are budding the winter clean up of leaves and pruning is in full swing.  If you will be burning your garden waste a burn permit is required, the form is available online on the fire departments link or at City Hall.  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

home car showCar Show at Eagles Nest, May 30

The Rotary Club of Ione will host its Second Annual Hot Rod and Classic Car Show and Shine on the 1,100-acre Eagle’s Nest Airport, just west of Ione, CA. The event will include an air show with WW II fighters, an expanded food court with two locations, high-end catering trucks around the show, and a faster check-in with expedited show car parking. All proceeds benefit local charities, including Boy Scouts, 4-H, Interfaith Food Bank, local school programs, and other community projects. We will have a general raffle and a special raffle for a P-51 ride. There will be several awards for various classes. For more information go to their website at: ioneshowandshine.org.

Upcoming Events

May 2, 2015
Miss Ione Scholarship Pageant
Ione Elementary School

May 8 & 9, 2015
Ione Homecoming, an annual celebration since 1876

May 30, 2015
Show and Shine Car Show
Eagles Nest Airport

City Meetings

May 5 - City Council

May 12 - Planning Commission

May 19 - City Council

May 26 - 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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