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. Jared Sheldon, who built a roadhouse in the community in the 1850s, named the community after another building he had built nearby. The site is registered as a California Historical Landmark.