Sutter, formerly South Butte and Sutter City, is a town in California with a population of 3,005. The town, and its surrounding outskirts have magnificent views of the Sutter Butte Mountians. Streets and homes are lined like a grid from highway 20 to the West Interception Canal. Palms are scattered through the town, speaking a design to its former history. Historic Marker #346 marks Sutter's Hock Farm the first non-Indian settlement in Sutter County, USA established in 1841 by John Augustus Sutter. John Sutter's Hock Farm was the first large-scale agricultural settlement in Northern California, composed of grain, cattle, orchards and vineyards.