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Encyclopedia > Willows, California
Willows, California
Location in Glenn County and the state of California
Location in Glenn County and the state of California
Country United States
State California
Counties Glenn
Area
 - City  2.9 sq mi (7.5 km²)
 - Land  2.9 sq mi (7.4 km²)
 - Water  0 sq mi (0.1 km²)
Population (2000)
 - City 6,220
 - Density 2,144.8/sq mi (829.3/km²)
Willows Court House, California

Willows is the county seat of Glenn County, California. The population was 6,220 at the 2000 census. It is a city with mostly I-5 traveler services, such as fast-food, gasoline, and motels. Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Glenn County is a county located in the California Central Valley north of Sacramento County. ... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Largest metro area Greater 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. ... This is an alphabetical list of the sovereign states of the world, including both de jure and de facto independent states. ... 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, Cities, and Towns Other countries Politics Portal      The political units and divisions of the United States include: The 50 states, which are... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Largest metro area Greater 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 U.S. state of California is divided into 58 counties. ... Glenn County is a county located in the California Central Valley north of Sacramento County. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... 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. ... Square kilometre (U.S. spelling: square kilometer), symbol km², is a decimal multiple of SI unit of surface area square metre, one of the SI derived units. ... Population density by country, 2006 Population density is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1024x638, 102 KB) Description: Courthouse Willows, California File links The following pages link to this file: Willows, California ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1024x638, 102 KB) Description: Courthouse Willows, California File links The following pages link to this file: Willows, California ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Glenn County is a county located in the California Central Valley north of Sacramento County. ...

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Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 7.5 km² (2.9 mi²). 7.4 km² (2.9 mi²) of it is land and 0.1 km² (0.04 mi²) of it (1.04%) 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. ...


Demographics

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there were 6,220 people, 2,134 households, and 1,513 families residing in the city. The population density was 836.8/km² (2,168.5/mi²). There were 2,368 housing units at an average density of 318.6/km² (825.6/mi²). The racial makeup of the city was 69.26% White, 0.88% Black or African American, 2.25% Native American, 10.31% Asian, 0.24% Pacific Islander, 12.30% from other races, and 4.76% from two or more races. 23.25% 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). ... 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. ...


There were 2,134 households out of which 38.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.1% were married couples living together, 14.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.1% were non-families. 24.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.83 and the average family size was 3.40. “Spouse” redirects here. ...


In the city the population was spread out with 32.7% under the age of 18, 9.6% from 18 to 24, 26.4% from 25 to 44, 19.0% from 45 to 64, and 12.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 31 years. For every 100 females there were 98.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.4 males.


The median income for a household in the city was $27,466, and the median income for a family was $35,856. Males had a median income of $30,297 versus $22,159 for females. The per capita income for the city was $12,523. About 17.7% of families and 24.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 39.6% of those under age 18 and 9.4% 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. ...


Notable residents

Ace Townsend Adams (March 2, 1912 - February 26, 2006) was a relief pitcher in Major League Baseball who played for the New York Giants (1941-46). ... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ...

References

    1. ^ [1969] (1979) in Reichler, Joseph L.: The Baseball Encyclopedia, 4th edition, New York: Macmillan Publishing. ISBN 0-02-578970-8. 

External links

  • Maps and aerial photos for 39°31′12″N 122°11′56″W / 39.519876, -122.198846Coordinates: 39°31′12″N 122°11′56″W / 39.519876, -122.198846

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Willows, California (Cities) (87 words)
Willows is located in Glenn County, of which it is the county seat, near the Stony Gorge Reservoir and the Sacramento River.
The county seat of Glenn County, Willows is just off Interstate 5, along the Glen Colusa Canal.
Chico lies to the Northeast, but is not directly connected to Willows by a major highway.
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