Calaveras County

Calaveras County, California

891 Mountain Ranch Rd
San Andreas, CA 95249
Phone: (209) 754-6370
Fax: (209) 754-6733

In NE CA, SE of Sacramento; original county; organized Feb 18, 1850 (prior to statehood). Name Origin: For the Calaveras River, which flows through the county, from the Spanish 'skulls,' so named because skulls were found on the river's banks in the 1830s

Area (sq mi):: 1036.84 (land 1020.04; water 16.81) Population per square mile: 46.00
Population 2005: 46,871 State rank: 44 Population change: 2000-20005 15.60%; 1990-2000 26.70% Population 2000: 40,554 (White 87.50%; Black or African American 0.70%; Hispanic or Latino 6.80%; Asian 0.90%; Other 7.20%). Foreign born: 3.00%. Median age: 44.60
Income 2000: per capita $21,420; median household $41,022; Population below poverty level: 11.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,745-$25,395
Unemployment (2004): 6.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.60% Median travel time to work: 34.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 41.20%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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The silver coin's reverse design features an assortment of characters leaping to life from Mark Twain's works: The knight and horse from A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, the frog from The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County, and Jim and Huck from The Adventures of Tom Sawyer.
The cleaned up properties listed above are for all six teams working in Calaveras County.
Comcast joins other companies by offering financial contributions that will aid those affected by the fires in Lake County, Sonoma County, Amador County, Calaveras County and Fresno County.
Despite the outpouring of help at the center set up at the Calaveras County Fairgrounds, she didn't sleep well.
The California red-legged frog, made famous in Mark Twain's "Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County," is one hop away from extinction.
com)-- Drawing cute Thanksgiving pictures, buying groceries, shopping for the holidays has stopped for many Calaveras County families.
Much of the small town of Calaveras County is covered in purple tributes and ribbons, all in honor of Leila.
CBS News quoted Calaveras County Sheriff Gary Kuntz, as saying that the boy will be charged with homicide.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Detectives arrested the 12-year-old brother of Leila Fowler on a homicide charge in connection with his 8-year-old sister's death, Calaveras County, California, Sheriff Gary Kuntz said.
We were doing a house-to-house search and in some cases were searching attics and storages,"A Calaveras County Sheriff's Office Capt.
net local news in Calaveras County, California, recently reported on the Railtown 1897 State Historic Park:
Rumors of the great jumping frogs of Calaveras County have not been greatly exaggerated.