Del Norte County

Del Norte County, California

981 H St Suite 200
Crescent City, CA 95531
Phone: (707) 464-7204
Fax: (707) 464-1165
www.co.del-norte.ca.us

In NW corner of CA; organized Mar 2, 1857 from Klamath County. Name Origin: Spanish 'of the North,' for the county's position in the state

Area (sq mi):: 1229.75 (land 1007.81; water 221.94) Population per square mile: 28.50
Population 2005: 28,705 State rank: 48 Population change: 2000-20005 4.40%; 1990-2000 17.30% Population 2000: 27,507 (White 70.10%; Black or African American 4.30%; Hispanic or Latino 13.90%; Asian 2.30%; Other 14.50%). Foreign born: 5.70%. Median age: 36.40
Income 2000: per capita $14,573; median household $29,642; Population below poverty level: 20.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,024-$18,893
Unemployment (2004): 8.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.60% Median travel time to work: 14.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 5.90%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Gabe will be responsible for New School Bus Sales in California's Northwest Territory, which ranges from Monterey to Del Norte County.
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We have 11 counties up here that share one state senator,'' compared to 20 for the greater Los Angeles area and 10 for the San Francisco Bay Area, said Aaron Funk of Crescent City, a coastal town in Del Norte County near the Oregon border.
25 sales tax levied in California's neighboring Del Norte County, which means retailers in Brookings would still have an advantage over competitors in Crescent City.
The paper and its predecessor titles have published in Del Norte County since 1879.
The paper quoted Del Norte County sheriff's spokesman, Bill Stevens, as saying that most of the boats in the harbour were removed as the waves approached, but the 35 that remained were buffeted against each other and some sank under the impact of the water.
Del Norte County, California, is home to one of the state's most botanically diverse regions.
5-foot behemoth in Ukiah, California's Montgomery Woods State Reserve was declared tallest of the tall by state park rangers and the San Francisco-based Save the Redwoods League after a winter storm knocked 10 feet off the height of the previous record holder in Redwood National Park in Del Norte County, California.
Tidewater Goby (Eucyclogobius newberryi) A small, grayish-brown fish, the tidewater goby lives in coastal saltwater lagoons, and occasionally in freshwater habitats, along coastal areas of California from Del Norte County south to San Diego County.
The keepers and the Del Norte County Historical Society, which took over the lighthouse after it was decommissioned by the Coast Guard in 1965, have maintained the building with loving care.
The schools funded by the $500,000 Anthem Blue Cross Foundation grant are Bloomington High School and San Bernardino High School in San Bernardino County, Del Norte High School in Del Norte County, Shafter High School in Kern County and Tennyson High School, San Lorenzo High School, Hayward High School in Alameda County and San Fernando High School in Los Angeles County.
Chetco, founded in 1957, has eight branches and 32,435 members in Coos and Curry counties and in Del Norte County in Northern California.