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Truckee
Nevada County, California

ZipCodes
96161, 96162, 96162




Page Contents for Truckee, California

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Government

Chamber of Commerce.

Organizations, Churches, and Sports.

Schools.

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The California state capital is Sacramento.
The population of Truckee is approximately 15,737 (2005), 16180 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 1,664 (1990), 6343 (2010).
The amount of land area in Truckee is 15.602 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Truckee is 32.5 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Truckee to Washington DC is 2449 miles.
The distance to the California state capital is 90 miles. (as the crow flies)
Truckee is positioned 39.32 degrees north of the equator and 120.20 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Truckee elevation is 5,840 feet above sea level.
Truckee median income is $ 58,848 (2000).
The Truckee median home price is $ 247,800 (2000).

Location

in eastern California on Interstate 80 near the Nevada border and Lake Tahoe about 29 miles from Reno and about 103 miles from Sacramento. Other nearby communities include Dollar Point, Tahoe Vista, Sunnyside-Tahoe City, Kings Beach, Incline Village-Crystal Bay, Nevada, Verdi-Mogul, Nevada, Loyalton and Cold Springs, Nevada.
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Weather


seasonal with all four seasons represented. Weather may sometimes be extreme during the snowy winters. Here is a weather page for the area.
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History & History Related Items

The western side of Nevada County has several rivers and the borders are defined by these rivers creating quite irregular borders. The eastern county area was included in Nevada County to have access to the transcontinental railroad in the Truckee area. An interesting note is that with this addition to the county, it has the shape of the Deringer pocket pistol which was favored by many during this time period.

Here is a great history page for the area, including info on the Donner Party.
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Attractions


Truckee is a major gateway to the winter ski areas of the Lake Tahoe area.

Nevada County Gold on-line
The official Nevada County Tourism Pages on the Net
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Truckee City Government

Town of Truckee
10183 Truckee Airport Road
Truckee, CA 96161
Phone: 530-582-7700
Fax: 530-582-7710

Truckee Chamber

Truckee-Donner Chamber of Commerce
10065 Donner Pass Road
Truckee, CA 96161
Phone: 530-587-2757
Fax: 530-587-2439

Truckee Organizations

Truckee-Donner Chamber of Commerce
10065 Donner Pass Road
Truckee, CA 96161
Phone: 530-587-2757
Fax: 530-587-2439

Truckee Schools

Tahoe-Truckee Unified School District
11839 Donner Pass Road
Truckee, CA 96161
Phone: 530-582-2500
Fax: 530-582-7606 Truckee

Miscellany

The population of Truckee was:
1990 - 3,484
2000 - 13,864
2005 - 15,737

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