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Plumas County, California

520 Main St Rm 104
Quincy, CA 95971
Phone: (530) 283-6305
Fax: (530) 283-6415
www.countyofplumas.com

On NE border of CA and NV; organized Mar 18, 1854, from Butte County. Name Origin: Spanish 'feathers,' for the Feather River, once known as Rio de las Plumas. Named by John A. Sutter, first settler in the Sacramento Valley, for the quantities of feathers found all around it with which the Indians decorated themselves and made blankets.

Area (sq mi):: 2613.48 (land 2553.69; water 59.78) Population per square mile: 8.40
Population 2005: 21,477 State rank: 50 Population change: 2000-20005 3.10%; 1990-2000 5.50% Population 2000: 20,824 (White 88.70%; Black or African American 0.60%; Hispanic or Latino 5.70%; Asian 0.50%; Other 7.00%). Foreign born: 2.50%. Median age: 44.20
Income 2000: per capita $19,391; median household $36,351; Population below poverty level: 13.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $25,939-$28,013
Unemployment (2004): 9.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.00% Median travel time to work: 19.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 13.20%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Oroville County seat (13,209)

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    What we've done up 'til now is dis-invest in capital resources owned by the public," says Leah Wills of the nonprofit Plumas Corporation in Plumas County, California.
    TSX VENTURE: SLD), (Pink Sheets: SLDOF) and (FWB: S2Q) is pleased to report results from its core drilling program designed to confirm the structural and ore control parameters at its Moonlight Copper Project in Plumas County, California, and herein reports copper and silver analyses of drill holes 06MN-12, 06MN-11 and 06MN-8, all of which are "HQ" gauge diamond drill holes.
    CWRI) sold its mining interests in Plumas County, California to a foreign ecclesiastical sovereignty in exchange for Treasury Bills ("T-Bills") having a face value of $2,418,000,000.
    Robert Meacher, Supervisor, Plumas County, California
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    None of us has ever done this before, and I'm sure we'll make mistakes," says Plumas County, California, Supervisor Bill Coates, "but I'd rather go down fighting than watching.