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The population of Yreka is approximately 7,290 (2001), 7765 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 3,102 (1990), 3394 (2010).

The amount of land area in Yreka is 23.423 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Yreka is 12 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.173 sq kilometers.
The distance from Yreka to Washington DC is 2511 miles. The distance to the California state capital is 231 miles. (as the crow flies)
Yreka is positioned 41.72 degrees north of the equator and 122.63 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Yreka elevation is 2,625 feet above sea level.
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Yreka location: on Interstate 5, 22 miles from the Oregon border, 35 miles from both Mount Shasta and Ashland, Oregon.

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Climate & Weather

Yreka average annual rainfall is 19.32 inches per year
Yreka average annual snowfall is 20 inches per year.
Yreka average annual humidity is 54.5
Yreka average temperature is 51.5 degrees F.
The average low temperature is 36.2 degrees F.
The average high temperature is 66.8 degrees F.
The average winter temperature is 33.6 degrees F.
The average summer temperature is 71.5 degrees F.
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Yreka history:

During the gold rush era, the town was known as Thompson's Dry Diggings. Next it was known as Shasta Butte City. Finally, in 1852, it became known as Yreka. It is the seat of Siskiyou County. It is a popular hunting and fishing area
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Yreka attractions:

Yreka Western Railroad
P.O. Box 660
Yreka, CA 96097
Toll-free: 800-YREKA RR (800-973-5277)
Please call ahead for information

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