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Paradise

Butte County,

California

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95969

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Statistics & Facts

The population of Paradise is approximately 26,389 (1998), 153 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 11,633 (1990), 74 (2010).

The amount of land area in Paradise is 48.279 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Paradise is 18 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.001 sq kilometers.
The distance from Paradise to Washington DC is 2529 miles. The distance to the California state capital is 86 miles. (as the crow flies)
Paradise is positioned 39.75 degrees north of the equator and 121.60 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Paradise elevation is 1,200 to 2,400 feet above sea level.
Paradise miscellany.

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Location

Paradise location: east of interstate 5 and Chico in Northern California. Paradise is 92 miles north of Sacramento, and both San Francisco and Lake Tahoe are respectively 175 miles northeast (of San Francisco) and northwest (of Lake Tahoe).
Directions to Paradise. Remember - "All Roads Lead to Paradise"

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Climate & Weather

The climate for Paradise is moderate. There is an average of 257 days of sunshine every year in Paradise with NO SMOG!
The weather in Paradise is comfortable. The highest temperature ever recorded in Paradise is 111 degrees and the lowest 12 degrees F. There is some snowfall each year, mostly in the Ridge area - about six inches. Here is a weather page for Paradise.
Paradise average annual rainfall is 51 inches per year
Paradise average annual snowfall is 6 inches per year.
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History & History Related Items

Paradise history:

A history page for the Paradise area. Learn about the origin of the name of "Paradise" and more!
Apple orchards were planted in Paradise and it then became known as the apple center of California.
The incorporation date of Paradise: November 22, 1979

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Attractions

Paradise attractions:

Gold Nugget Days
An Annual Event in Paradise held on April 22-25, in 1999.
One of the first mining claims at Dogtown, known today as Magalia, was the Willard Claim, a hydraulic mine, in 1851 owned by 3 miners, Willard, Wetherbee, and Smith. The claim was northeast of Dogtown in the canyon by the West Branch of the Feather River. It was here on April 12, 1859, A.K. Stearns, a workman at the mine, found the largest gold nugget weighing 54-lbs. The nugget was worth $10,690. Today the Gold Nugget Days celebration relives the days of this discovery. The Gold Nugget Days began in 1959

The Paradise Johnny Appleseed Days Festival
An annual event, the first such celebration was in 1880 and was called the Harvest Home Festival. It continued through the years with some name changes and postponements due to war years, etc. In 1968, it was finally named the Johnny Appleseed Festival.
Contact the Paradise Ridge Chamber of Commerce/Visitor's Bureau at (530) 877-9356 for more information

Welcome to Paradise - A great deal of really great information about Paradise and the area!

Gold Nugget Museum
502 Pearson Road
Paradise, CA
Phone: 530.872.8722
Fax: 530.872.1050
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Paradise Symphony Orchestra

Also to be seen in the area are: Paradise Lake, Coutolenc Park (Merlo Park), Butte Creek Canyon

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