MODOC COUNTY, CALIFORNIA
 

1270 Listings

Page: 1 of 3  Section: 1-5 of 13  Place Names: | A-He |
Page: 2 of 3  Section: 6-10 of 13  Place Names: | He-Ro |
Page: 3 of 3  Section: 11-13 of 13  Place Names: | Ru-Ye |
Population: 9,449     2000 census
Area: 2,524,390 Acres
County Seat: Alturas* 1874 - present
Date: 1874 From Siskiyou County

 

Mining Districts
Name Type
   
   
   
Historical Landmarks
Number

Name

Date
6 Fremont's Camp May 4, 1846
8 Bloody Point 1850
14 Cressler and Bonner Trading Post, 1865 1865
15 Bonner Grade 1869
16 Infernal Caverns Battleground, 1867 September 26, 1867
108 Battle of Land's Ranch - 1872 December 21, 1872
109 Chimney Rock 1870
111 Old Emigrant Trail  
125 Evans and Bailey Fight - 1861 1861
430 Fort Bidwell 1865
546 Applegate - Lassen Emigrant Trail (Fandango Pass)
at Lassen Cutoff (1848)
1846
850-2 Tule Lake Relocation Center 1942

 

 

Census Totals

1850 1860 1870 1880
      4,700

 

Territorial History

1874 Created from Siskiyou County
  Territory from Siskiyou to Modoc (1874)

 

*Alturas was first known as Dorris Bridge.
Named for the Modoc Indian tribe living at the Pit River headwaters.

 

Click on the page you wish to view.

If You Have any Interesting Sites
That Are Not Included, Please
Email us with the information.

Copyright 2005
WhippleWell

All Rights Reserved