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Encyclopedia > Tehama County, California
Tehama County, California
Map
Map of California highlighting Tehama County
Location in the state of California
Map of the USA highlighting California
California's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded 1856
Seat Red Bluff
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

7,672 km² (2,962 mi²)
 sq mi ( km²)
29 km² (11 mi²), 0.38%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

56,039
7/km² 
Website: www.co.tehama.ca.us

Tehama County (pronounced teh-HAY-muh) is a county located in the northern part of the U.S. state of California. It is bisected by the Sacramento River. As of 2000 its population was 56,039. The county seat is Red Bluff. Image File history File links Tehama_County_ca_seal. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Area  Ranked 3rd  - Total 158,302 sq mi (410,000 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 770 miles (1,240 km)  - % water 4. ... Image File history File links Map_of_USA_CA.svg‎ File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): California ... 1856 was a leap year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Red Bluff (pop. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... 2000 US Census logo The Twenty-Second United States Census, known as Census 2000 and conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ... Population density by country, 2006 Population density is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume. ... United States of America, showing states, divided into counties. ... Northern California, sometimes referred to as NorCal, is the northern portion of the U.S. state of California. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Chief Justice Associate Justices Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Counties/Parishes/Boroughs, Cities, and Towns Other countries Politics Portal      A U.S. state is any one of the fifty subnational entities of... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Area  Ranked 3rd  - Total 158,302 sq mi (410,000 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 770 miles (1,240 km)  - % water 4. ... The Sacramento River is the longest river in the U.S. state of California. ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Red Bluff (pop. ...

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History

Tehama County was formed from parts of Butte, Colusa and Shasta Counties in 1856. Butte County is a county located in the Central Valley of the U.S. state of California, north of state capital Sacramento. ... Colusa County is a county located in Californias Central Valley, northwest of Sacramento. ... Shasta County is a county located in the northern portion of the U.S. state of California, in the Cascade Mountains. ... 1856 was a leap year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ...


The county is named for the City of Tehama. Suggested possible roots are the Arabic word tehama ("hot low-lands"), the Spanish word tejamanil (shingle), or "high water" in the dialect of local Native Americans. Tehama is a city located in Tehama County, California. ... Arabic ( or just ) is the largest living member of the Semitic language family in terms of speakers. ... Native Americans in the United States are the indigenous peoples from the regions of North America now encompassed by the continental United States, including parts of Alaska. ...


Famous early figures include Kit Carson, who took part in a fight that gave name to Bloody Island and Battle Creek, Jedidiah Smith, John Fremont, and William B. Ide, the first and only president of the California Republic. Kit Carson Christopher Houston Kit Carson (December 24, 1809 – May 23, 1868) was an American frontiersman. ... Jedediah Smith Jedediah Strong Smith (born January 6, 1799 - presumed date of death May 27, 1831) was a hunter, trapper, fur trader and explorer of the Rocky Mountains, the American West Coast and the Southwest during the nineteenth century. ... John C. Frémont John Charles Frémont (January 21, 1813-July 13, 1890), birth name John Charles Fremon [Harvey, p. ... William Brown Ide (b. ... A replica of the first Bear Flag now on display at El Presidio de Sonoma, or Sonoma Barracks, established in 1836 by Mariano Guadalupe Vallejo as a part of Mexicos strategy to halt Russian incursions into the region. ...


Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 7,672 km² (2,962 mi²). 7,643 km² (2,951 mi²) of it is land and 29 km² (11 mi²) of it (0.38%) is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


Cities and towns

Corning is a city located in Tehama County, California. ... Gerber-Las Flores is a census-designated place located in Tehama County, California. ... Los Molinos is a census-designated place located in Tehama County, California. ... Manton is a census-designated place located in Tehama County, California. ... Mineral is a census-designated place located in Tehama County, California. ... This does not cite any references or sources. ... Rancho Tehama Reserve is a census-designated place located in Tehama County, California, USA. As of the 2000 census, the CDP had a total population of 1,406. ... Red Bluff (pop. ... Tehama is a city located in Tehama County, California. ...

Adjacent Counties

Red Bluff Court House, California

Butte County is a county located in the Central Valley of the U.S. state of California, north of state capital Sacramento. ... Glenn County is a county located in the California Central Valley north of Sacramento County. ... Islands off Mendocino A Beach in the City of Elk Mendocino County is a county located on the north coast of the U.S. state of California, north of the San Francisco Bay Area and Sonoma County and west of the Central Valley. ... Trinity County is a county located in northwestern California, along the Trinity River and among the Klamath Mountains. ... Shasta County is a county located in the northern portion of the U.S. state of California, in the Cascade Mountains. ... Plumas County is a county located in Californias Sierra Nevada. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1024x553, 155 KB) Description: Courthouse Red Bluff, California File links The following pages link to this file: Tehama County, California Red Bluff, California ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1024x553, 155 KB) Description: Courthouse Red Bluff, California File links The following pages link to this file: Tehama County, California Red Bluff, California ...

Transportation Infrastructure

Major Highways

Image File history File links I-5. ... Interstate 5 (abbreviated I-5) is the westernmost interstate highway in the continental United States. ... Image File history File links California_32. ... JUNCTION POSTMILE I-5 GLE L0. ... Image File history File links California_36. ... JUNCTION POSTMILE US-101 HUM 0. ... Image File history File links California_89. ... JUNCTION POSTMILE US-395 MNO 0. ... Image File history File links California_99. ... JUNCTION POSTMILE I-5 KER 0. ...

Public Transportation

Tehama Rural Area Express (TRAX) operates local service in Red Bluff and service to Los Molinos and Corning. Greyhound buses stop in Red Bluff. Greyhound Lines is the largest inter-city common carrier of passengers by bus in North America, serving 2,200 destinations in the United States. ...


Airports

Red Bluff Municipal Airport and Corning Municipal Airport are two general aviation airports. Corning Municipal Airport (FAA LID: 0O4) is a public airport located one mile (1. ...


Demographics

As of the census² of 2000, there were 56,039 people, 21,013 households, and 14,898 families residing in the county. The population density was 7/km² (19/mi²). There were 23,547 housing units at an average density of 3/km² (8/mi²). The racial makeup of the county was 84.79% White, 0.57% Black or African American, 2.10% Native American, 0.79% Asian, 0.10% Pacific Islander, 8.26% from other races, and 3.39% from two or more races. 15.83% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 14.4% were of German, 11.0% English, 9.6% Irish and 9.5% American ancestry according to Census 2000. 86.0% spoke English and 13.0% Spanish as their first language. 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of encyclopedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... This article is about the English as an ethnic group and nation. ... The United States 2000 Census, conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ... The English language is a West Germanic language that originates in England. ...


There were 21,013 households out of which 32.90% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.60% were married couples living together, 11.60% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.10% were non-families. 24.00% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.50% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.62 and the average family size was 3.08. This article or section needs copy editing for grammar, style, cohesion, tone and/or spelling. ...


In the county the population was spread out with 27.40% under the age of 18, 7.80% from 18 to 24, 25.70% from 25 to 44, 23.20% from 45 to 64, and 15.90% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 97.70 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.00 males.


The median income for a household in the county was $31,206, and the median income for a family was $37,277. Males had a median income of $30,872 versus $22,864 for females. The per capita income for the county was $15,793. About 13.00% of families and 17.30% of the population were below the poverty line, including 24.00% of those under age 18 and 9.20% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


External link

  • Tehama County official website

Coordinates: 40°08′N 122°14′W / 40.13, -122.23 Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


 
 

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