Modoc County

Modoc County, California

204 S Court St Rm 204
Alturas, CA 96101
Phone: (530) 233-6200
Fax: (530) 233-2434
www.modoccounty.us

In NE CA; organized Feb 17, 1874 from Siskiyou County. Name Origin: For the Modoc Indian tribe, who had been subdued in the Modoc War of 1872-73. The name, derived from moatokni, means 'southerners.'

Area (sq mi):: 4203.37 (land 3944.10; water 259.28) Population per square mile: 2.40
Population 2005: 9,524 State rank: 56 Population change: 2000-20005 0.80%; 1990-2000 -2.40% Population 2000: 9,449 (White 81.10%; Black or African American 0.70%; Hispanic or Latino 11.50%; Asian 0.60%; Other 12.80%). Foreign born: 5.90%. Median age: 41.80
Income 2000: per capita $17,285; median household $27,522; Population below poverty level: 21.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,796-$24,091
Unemployment (2004): 8.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.60% Median travel time to work: 13.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 16.10%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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The US Forest Service said a blaze in Modoc County in the north-eastern corner of the state claimed the life of one firefighter.
Parks is president of the Pit River Rod and Gun Club, which has drawn protests for its coyote hunts based in the Modoc County town of Adin.
Department of Homeland Security s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to assist the state of California combat the Day Fire currently burning in Modoc County.
Having completed a railway line connecting with the Southern Pacific, the county Board of Supervisors sought not "to urge people to come to Modoc County on the wings of a boom, but rather to make a plain statement of facts as they exist.
The proposals are a result of the issues related to the cities of Bell and Vernon, Modoc County and general dissatisfaction with California redevelopment agencies.
The measure encountered the most opposition in rural Modoc County, in the northeastern corner of the state.
minimus partition their habitat in the Warner Mountains, Modoc County, California.
As of late Sunday afternoon, the fire in Modoc County remained out of control, according to Cathleen Thompson of the U.
The oldest structure in Modoc County lies in the park--the Cressler-Bonner Trading Post, built in 1865.
In 1988, a strain of pneumonia, apparently contracted from domestic sheep, wiped out a reintroduced herd of bighorn sheep in Modoc County.
He's also heard a story about a 35-inch, 15x11 buck taken in Modoc county years ago.
Developing and implementing a broadband plan for Northern California will help fuel the economies of counties like Modoc by enabling us to attract investment capital to make local resources and products available to consumers across the state and nation," stated Chester Robertson, Chief Administrative Officer of Modoc County and member of NECCC.