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Dunsmuir
Siskiyou County, California

ZipCodes
96025




Page Contents for Dunsmuir, California

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Government

Chamber of Commerce.

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The California state capital is Sacramento.
The population of Dunsmuir is approximately 2,080 (2000), 1650 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 1,129 (1990), 763 (2010).
The amount of land area in Dunsmuir is 4.863 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Dunsmuir to Washington DC is 2489 miles.
The distance to the California state capital is 193 miles. (as the crow flies)
Dunsmuir is positioned 41.23 degrees north of the equator and 122.26 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Dunsmuir elevation is 2,289 feet above sea level.

Location

on Interstate 5 north of Redding in northern California. It is about 47 miles from Redding and about 83 from Ashland, Oregon. Here is a location page for Dunsmuir.
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History & History Related Items

Here is a history page for Dunsmuir.

paraphrased from the above history page:
Established in the late 1880's, the town was first named Pusher because extra engines were needed at this point to push the trains up the steep canyon. The name was changed in 1886 when a man from Canada, Alexander Dunsmuir, said he would donate a water fountain if they named the town for him. This information and much more is available on the above history page.

Try this page for some history of Dunsmuir.
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Attractions

Information on Mount Shasta

River Festival
Held each April along with the opening of Fishing Season.
Fun for everyone including exhibits, slide show, pancake breakfast and something for everyone of all ages.
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Dunsmuir City Government

City of Dunsmuir
5915 Dunsmuir Ave.
Dunsmuir, Ca 96025
Phone: (530)235-4822
Fax: (530)235-4824

Dunsmuir Chamber

Dunsmuir Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 17
4118 Pine Street
Dunsmuir, Califronia 96025
Phone: 530-235-2177
Toll-free: 800-DUNSMUIR (386-7684)
Email

Dunsmuir Organizations

Dunsmuir Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 17
4118 Pine Street
Dunsmuir, Califronia 96025
Phone: 530-235-2177
Toll-free: 800-DUNSMUIR (386-7684)
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Miscellany

The population of Dunsmuir was:
1990 - 2,253
2000 - 2,080

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