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Sierra County, California

110 Courthouse Sq Rm 11
Downieville, CA 95936
Phone: (530) 289-3295
Fax: (530) 289-2830
www.sierracounty.ws/

On NE border of CA with NV; organized Apr 16, 1852 from Yuba County. Name Origin: Spanish 'mountain range,' for its location in the northern part of the Sierra Nevada

Area (sq mi):: 961.97 (land 953.38; water 8.59) Population per square mile: 3.60
Population 2005: 3,434 State rank: 57 Population change: 2000-20005 -3.40%; 1990-2000 7.10% Population 2000: 3,555 (White 90.30%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 6.00%; Asian 0.20%; Other 5.40%). Foreign born: 3.00%. Median age: 43.70
Income 2000: per capita $18,815; median household $35,827; Population below poverty level: 11.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,646-$22,533
Unemployment (2004): 9.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.20% Median travel time to work: 29.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 39.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Sierra County, New Mexico

100 N Date St
Truth or Consequences, NM 87901
Phone: (505) 894-6215
Fax: (505) 894-9548
www.truthorconsequencesnm.net

In west-central NM, northwest of Las Cruces; organized Apr 3, 1884 from Socorro County (prior to statehood). Name Origin: For the Sierra de los Caballos Range, Spanish 'saw' for the shape of the mountains, thus 'saw-toothed mountain of the horses.' The county may have been named for the Sierra family, whose members included Nicholas de la Sierra

Area (sq mi):: 4236.30 (land 4180.23; water 56.07) Population per square mile: 3.10
Population 2005: 12,815 State rank: 25 Population change: 2000-20005 -3.40%; 1990-2000 33.90% Population 2000: 13,270 (White 70.50%; Black or African American 0.50%; Hispanic or Latino 26.30%; Asian 0.20%; Other 12.40%). Foreign born: 6.60%. Median age: 48.90
Income 2000: per capita $15,023; median household $24,152; Population below poverty level: 20.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $17,168-$18,295
Unemployment (2004): 5.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.80% Median travel time to work: 20.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 9.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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a mineral deposit acquisition and development company with high-potential properties (the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has executed a Letter of Intent with a private mining company to option a 50% undivided interest in several previously producing gold claims in Sierra County, California.
The mine is located 30 miles northeast of Grass Valley in Sierra County, California and is directly adjacent to the producing Original 16 to 1 mine, which produced over 1 million ounces of gold from about 1 million tons, with depths reaching over 3,000 ft.
The North Fork project is within the Alleghany mining district in the northern part of the Mother Lode Belt in Sierra County, California.
The opinion is being hailed as a victory for animal protection organizations such as The Fund for Animals and United Animal Nations, which had worked to rally public opposition to a four-day pigeon shooting contest held in Sierra County, California in 1998.
OTC: WGDF) is pleased to announce information regarding its Gold Point project which is an underground, high-grade, quartz-gold occurrence located in Sierra County, California.

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