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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Rosie the Ribeter: The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County
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NCPA's hydroelectric project is a joint development with the Calaveras County Water District (CCWD) consisting of 259 MW of hydroelectric generation in Calaveras County.
The Calaveras County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to retain the national law firm of Baron & Budd and the California Fire Lawyers to initiate litigation against PG&E for its role in causing the Butte Fire.
He would eventually get his recognition as a skilled author with the publishing of his short story "The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County", originally "Jim Smiley and His Jumping Frog", in 1865, which was read in newspapers all across the country and was immensely popular.
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'I worry it will be gone, and I don't know what I will do for insurance,' said Jane Henning Childress, 61, who lives in Calaveras County.
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"The two agencies have provided incredible support to impacted grapegrowers." In Calaveras County, vineyards were affected by the Butte Fire, but Jeff Torres, county farm services executive director, said recently that he'd only had direct contact with a single grower.
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.
Stout was ordered from her house Friday afternoon, and for the first time since her husband's death in March, she drove their recreational vehicle to safety in Angels Camp, a quaint town made famous by Mark Twain's "The Celebrated Tale of the Jumping Frog of Calaveras County." "I grabbed my cats, their carriers, important papers, my husband death's certificate and his ashes," said Stout, who lives in the community of Hathaway Pines.
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