Tuolumne County

Tuolumne County, California

2 S Green St
Sonora, CA 95370
Phone: (209) 533-5511
Fax: (209) 533-5510

In E central CA, east of Stockton; original county; organized Feb 18, 1850 (prior to statehood). Name Origin: For the Tuolumne River, named for either the Central Miwok or Yokut Indians, of Penutian linguistic stock. Name is believed to be a corruption of Indian talmalamne 'cluster of stone wigwams': they lived in caves or recesses in the rocks. Variously spelled Taulamne, Tahualamne, and Tavalames.

Area (sq mi):: 2274.34 (land 2235.41; water 38.93) Population per square mile: 26.60
Population 2005: 59,380 State rank: 42 Population change: 2000-20005 9.00%; 1990-2000 12.50% Population 2000: 54,501 (White 85.10%; Black or African American 2.10%; Hispanic or Latino 8.20%; Asian 0.70%; Other 7.70%). Foreign born: 3.20%. Median age: 42.90
Income 2000: per capita $21,015; median household $38,725; Population below poverty level: 11.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,204-$24,860
Unemployment (2004): 6.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.30% Median travel time to work: 26.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 17.00%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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People visiting Yosemite on Saturday will be receiving garbage bags and tips on how best to use the park during the shutdown, courtesy of the Tuolumne County Visitors' Bureau.
But canny folks can swerve the crowds by taking the road less travelled through Tuolumne County, the gateway to the north of Yosemite and the gold rush towns of the High Sierra.
To herald our October issue about unforgettable fall escapes, we partnered with Tuolumne County, the gateway to Yosemite, to offer one lucky winner and a guest the region's best hotel and glamping stays.
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The Dom Pedro Reservoir in Tuolumne County opened its spillway gates for the first time in nearly 20 years as officials warned the river's waters would likely rise above flood levels.
* UC Merced's Blum Center for Developing Economies (BCDE) and Tuolumne County Economic Development Authority (TCEDA).
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New counties that are now included in the program include Lake County, Madera County, Marin County, Mendocino County, Merced County, Mono County, Napa County, San Benito County, Solano County, Sonoma County and Tuolumne County.
The 2001 Mitsubishi's GPS indicated it was parked in front of the Tuolumne County courthouse.
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Earlier, Brown declared a state of emergency in Tuolumne County, allowing him to use additional resources to battle the fire.