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"where Shasta County's "old west" history began"

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The population of Cottonwood is approximately 1,747 (1990), 3316 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 703 (1990), 1200 (2010).

The amount of land area in Cottonwood is 2.899 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Cottonwood to Washington DC is 2486 miles. The distance to the California state capital is 137 miles. (as the crow flies)
Cottonwood is positioned 40.39 degrees north of the equator and 122.27 degrees west of the prime meridian.

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Cottonwood location: south of Redding along the Cottonwood Creek approximately four miles west of the Sacramento River

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Climate & Weather

The weather in Cottonwood is mild. Here is a weather page for Cottonwood.
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History & History Related Items

Cottonwood history:

The first Europeans to California were Spanish-speaking. The first permanent European settlement in our area was in 1844 by Pierson B. Reading (pronounced Redding)

The Cottonwood Creek was named by John C. Frémont in 1845

Here is a terrific history page for the Cottonwood Area and Shasta County.
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Cottonwood attractions:

Take a picture tour of Cottonwood.

Shasta Dam is only 45 minutes away. Only 8 miles to Sacramento River , Fishing

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