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Susanville
Lassen County, California

ZipCodes
96127, 96130




Page Contents for Susanville, California

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Government

Chamber of Commerce.

Organizations, Churches, and Sports.

Libraries.

Schools.

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The California state capital is Sacramento.
The population of Susanville is approximately 17,023 2000, 17947 2010.
The approximate number of families is 3,124 1990, 3833 2010.
The amount of land area in Susanville is 7.239 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Susanville is 5.9 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.027 sq kilometers.
The distance from Susanville to Washington DC is 2397 miles.
The distance to the California state capital is 138 miles. (as the crow flies)
Susanville is positioned 40.41 degrees north of the equator and 120.65 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Susanville elevation is 4,258 feet above sea level.
Susanville median income is $ 35,675 2000.
The Susanville median home price is $ 103,800 2000.
Susanville average annual precipitation is 13.7 inches peryear.
Susanville average annual snowfall is 23.2 inches per year.
The average winter temperature is 30.8 degrees F.
The average spring temperature is 47.0 degrees F.
The average summer temperature is 69.1 degrees F.
The average fall temperature is 49.8 degrees F.

Location

On Hwy 36 on the eastern side of the Cascade mountain range near the Nevada border in Northern California, 85 miles northwest of Reno, Nevada and 101 miles east of Red Bluff, California.

To the north is Modoc County with Shasta County to the west. In the south is Plumas County and the state of Nevada is to the east.
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Weather


seasonal. Most forecasts originate so far away the weather men can't see what's really happening here. So this forecast and report considers local observation. It's updated twice daily.
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History & History Related Items

The first settler of the area was Isaac Roop, who established the Republic of Nataqua. This area later joined the Nevada Territory. Mr. Roop was the first Provisional Governor of Nevada and later a U.S. Senator. In the 1860's, California surveyed the area and discovered it to be part of California. The local citizens did not want to accept this change and fought back. After a day-long gunfight, they gave up and the city became part of California. The city was named Susanville after Roop's only daughter, Susan. It is located near the Lassen National Forest.
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The settling of Susanville

1853

The incorporation of Susanville

1900


Attractions

Learn about what is happening in Susanville in the Susanville News

Lassen County Fairgrounds
195 Russell Ave.
Susanville, CA 96130
Phone: 530-257-4104
Fax: 530-257-2098
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Susanville City Government

City of Susanville
66 North Lassen Street
Susanville, CA 96130
Phone: 530-257-1000
FAX: 530-252-1020

Susanville is the County seat for Lassen County

Susanville Chamber

Lassen County Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 338
84 N. Lassen St.
Susanville, CA 96130
Phone: 530 257-4323
Fax: 530 251-2561
Email

Susanville Organizations

Lassen County Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 338
84 N. Lassen St.
Susanville, CA 96130
Phone: 530 257-4323
Fax: 530 251-2561
Email

Susanville Libraries

Susanville District Libraryv 1618 Main St
Susanville, CA 96130-4515
Phone: 530-251-8127

Susanville Schools

Lassen Union High School District Office
1324 Cornell Stv Susanville, CA 96130-4446
Phone: 530-257-5134


A School page for Susanville.



HIGHER EDUCATION


Lassen Community College
P.O. Box 3000
Susanville, CA 96130
Phone: 530-257-6181 Susanville

Miscellany

The population of Susanville was:
1990 - 7,279
2000 - 17,023


Land of the Never Sweats
Susanville California
two of the three reasons:
1. The land was so bountiful and the weather so mild that farming was easy and you never worked up a sweat doing it.
2. California would request taxes, they would say they were in Nevada, Nevada would request taxes, they would say they were in California, so they paid no taxes.

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