SHASTA COUNTY, CALIFORNIA
 

2135 Listings

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Population: 163,256     2000 census
Area: 2,422,820 Acres
County Seat:* Redding* 1850 - 1851 Shasta* 1851-1887 Redding* 1887 - present
Date: 1850 Original county

 

Mining Districts
Name Type
   
   
   
Historical Landmarks
Number

Name

Date
10 Reading Adobe  
11 Noble Pass Route May, 1852
32 Reading's Bar March, 1848
33 Southern's Stage Station 1859
58 Old California - Oregon Road  
77 Old town of Shasta
once called Reading's Springs (1849)
June 8, 1850
78 Clear Creek 1848
116 Battle Rock June, 1855
120 Dersch Homestead 1861
131 Whiskeytown
once called Whiskey Creek
Inundated by Whiskeytown Reservoir
1849
148 Bass Hill  
166 French Gulch
once called Morrowville
1850
355 Fort Crook (Site of) July 1, 1857
377 Pioneer Baby's Grave December 14, 1864
379 Fort Reading May 26, 1852
483 Father Rinaldi's Foundation of 1856 1857
519 Bell's Bridge 1851
555 Lockhart Ferry 1856
759 Site of First School in Fall River Valley 1868

 

Census Totals

1850 1860 1870 1880
378 4,360 4,173 9,700

 

Territorial History

1850 One of the 27 original counties
  Territory from Plumas to Shasta (1872)
Territory from Shasta to Lassen (1864)
Territory from Shasta to Siskiyou (1852)
Territory from Shasta to Tehama (1856)
Territory from Shasta to Tehama (1857)
Territory from Butte to Shasta (1851)
Territory from Colusa to Shasta (1851)

 

* Shasta County was to be named Redding County
* Redding was known as Redding Ranch
* Shasta was known as Shasta City
Named after Mount Shasta.

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