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Encyclopedia > Trinity County, California

Trinity County is a county located in northwestern California, along the Trinity River and among the Klamath Mountains. As of 2000 its population was 13,022. Its county seat is Weaverville. There are no incorporated cities in Trinity County. Overview map of California with county highlighted File links The following pages link to this file: Trinity County, California Categories: California county locator maps | GFDL images ... A county is generally a sub-unit of regional self-government within a sovereign jurisdiction. ... Official language(s) English Capital Largest city Sacramento Los Angeles Area  - Total   - Width   - Length    - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 3rd 158,302 sq mi  410,000 km² 250 miles  400 km 770 miles  1,240 km 4. ... The Trinity River is the longest tributary of the Klamath River, approximately 130 mi (209 km) long, in northwestern California in the United States. ... The Klamath Mountains are a mountain range in northwest California and southwest Oregon, the highest peaks being Mount Eddy (2744m / 9002) in Trinity County, California, and Mount Ashland (2296m / 7533) in Jackson County, Oregon. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... A county seat is an administrative center for a county. ... Weaverville is a census-designated place and the county seat of Trinity County, California. ...


Trinity County is part of the Emerald Triangle. The Emerald Triangle is a collection of three counties in Northern California, consisting of Mendocino, Humboldt, and Trinity. ...


Trinity County Government Offices, located in Weaverville, can be accessed here with visitor and tourism info available at Trinity County Chamber Of Commerce,Weavervilleinfo and Trinity Cam Weaverville is a census-designated place and the county seat of Trinity County, California. ...

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History

Trinity County was one of the original counties of California, created in 1850 at the time of statehood. Parts of the county were given to Klamath County in 1852 and to Humboldt County in 1853. Klamath County ceased to exist in 1876 after it was dissolved due to corruption and wide spread electoral fraud. 1850 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Klamath County was a county of California from 1851 to 1874. ... 1852 was a leap year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... Humboldt County is a county located on the northwest coast of California, USA, on the Pacific Ocean. ... 1853 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... 1876 (MDCCCLXXVI) is a leap year starting on Saturday. ...


The county takes its name from the Trinity River, named in 1845 by Major Pearson B. Reading, who was under the mistaken impression that the stream emptied into Trinidad Bay. Trinity is the English version of Trinidad. The Trinity River is the longest tributary of the Klamath River, approximately 130 mi (209 km) long, in northwestern California in the United States. ... 1845 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... The English language is a West Germanic language that originates in England. ...


Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 8,307 km² (3,208 mi²). 8,233 km² (3,179 mi²) of it is land and 75 km² (29 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.90% water. The county contains a singificant portion of Shasta-Trinity National Forest, home to the Trinity Alps. The county hosts many visitors, especially during summer months, for camping, backpacking, and fishing. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile is an Imperial unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (5,280 feet, 1,760 yards, 1,609. ... Shasta-Trinity National Forest is a nationally protected forest in northern California, USA. Categories: California-related stubs ... The Trinity Alps near Granite Lake in July 2005 The Trinity Alps are mountains in Northern California. ...


Adjacent Counties

Mendocino County is a county located on Californias north coast, north of the San Francisco Bay Area and Sonoma County and west of the Central Valley. ... Humboldt County is a county located on the northwest coast of California, USA, on the Pacific Ocean. ... Siskiyou County is a county located in far northernmost California, USA, in the Cascade Mountains on the Oregon border. ... Shasta County is a county located in northern California, in the Cascade Mountains. ... Location in the state of California Formed 1856 Seat Red Bluff Area  - Total  - Water 7,672 km² (2,962 mi²) 29 km² (11 mi²) 0. ...

Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 13,022 people, 5,587 households, and 3,625 families residing in the county. The population density was 2/km² (4/mi²). There were 7,980 housing units at an average density of 1/km² (2/mi²). The racial makeup of the county was 88.87% White, 0.45% Black or African American, 4.85% Native American, 0.47% Asian, 0.12% Pacific Islander, 0.88% from other races, and 4.38% from two or more races. 3.97% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 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. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There were 5,587 households out of which 25.40% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.50% were married couples living together, 10.10% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.10% were non-families. 29.50% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.10% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.29 and the average family size was 2.80. The examples and perspective in this article or section may not represent a worldwide view. ...


In the county the population was spread out with 22.80% under the age of 18, 5.10% from 18 to 24, 22.70% from 25 to 44, 32.10% from 45 to 64, and 17.20% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 45 years. For every 100 females there were 104.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 102.60 males.


The median income for a household in the county was $27,711, and the median income for a family was $34,343. Males had a median income of $31,131 versus $24,271 for females. The per capita income for the county was $16,868. 18.70% of the population and 14.10% of families were below the poverty line. 26.20% of those under the age of 18 and 7.20% of those 65 and older were living below the poverty line. 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. ...


Cities and towns

Hayfork is a census-designated place located in Trinity County, California. ... Lewiston is a census-designated place located in Trinity County, California. ... Weaverville is a census-designated place and the county seat of Trinity County, California. ...

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Capital Sacramento
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Trinity County, California - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (548 words)
Trinity County is a county located in northwestern California, along the Trinity River and among the Klamath Mountains.
Trinity County was one of the original counties of California, created in 1850 at the time of statehood.
In the county the population was spread out with 22.80% under the age of 18, 5.10% from 18 to 24, 22.70% from 25 to 44, 32.10% from 45 to 64, and 17.20% who were 65 years of age or older.
Siskiyou County, California - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (498 words)
Siskiyou County was created on March 22, 1852 from parts of Shasta and Klamath Counties, and named after the Siskiyou mountain range.
In the county the population was spread out with 24.00% under the age of 18, 6.70% from 18 to 24, 22.70% from 25 to 44, 28.40% from 45 to 64, and 18.10% who were 65 years of age or older.
The median income for a household in the county was $29,530, and the median income for a family was $36,890.
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