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Statistics & Facts

The California state capital is Sacramento.
The population of Corning is approximately 7,140 (2005), 7663 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 2,428 (1990), 2630 (2010).
The amount of land area in Corning is 7.523 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Corning is 2.9 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Corning to Washington DC is 2562 miles.
The distance to the California state capital is 106 miles. (as the crow flies)
Corning is positioned 39.92 degrees north of the equator and 122.18 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Corning elevation is 277 feet above sea level.
Corning average annual rainfall is 22.06 inches per year
Corning average temperature is 64 degrees F.
The average low temperature is 51 degrees F.
The average high temperature is 76 degrees F.


in northern California about 27 miles from Chico and about 106 miles from Sacramento. Other nearby communities include Tehama, Los Molinos, Gerber-Las Flores, Orland, Hamilton City, Red Bluff and Rancho Tehama Reserve.
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mainly agricultural land. To the east is the Coastal Mountain Range. The area is supported by the Sacramento River which allows much agricultural activitiy including much of the state's crops of almonds, walnuts and prunes.
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History & History Related Items

Corning was incorporated on August 10, 1907.
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Corning is home to the Bell Carter Olive Company - the world's largest ripe olive cannery.
Tours of the cannery are available in groups of 6 or more, with 24 hours notice.
For more information, contact Bell Carter directly at 530-824-2901

The Corning Olive Festival
held in August each year.

Annual Corning Classic Car Show - May Madness Show, Shine and Cruise!
held in May each year.
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Economy & Industry

much of the area is based on agriculture. Ranching is also an important part of the economy.
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Corning City Government

Corning has a Council-Manager form of government

Corning Chamber

Corning District Chamber of Commerce
1110 Solano Street
P.O. box 871
Corning, CA 96021
Phone: 530-824-5550

Corning Organizations

Corning District Chamber of Commerce
1110 Solano Street
P.O. box 871
Corning, CA 96021
Phone: 530-824-5550

Corning Schools

Schools in the Corning area. Corning


The population of Corning was:
1960 - 3,006
1970 - 3,573
1980 - 4,749
1990 - 5,870
1998 - 6,211
2000 - 6,741
2005 - 7,140
Median house value:
2000 - $ 79,600
2005 - $ 168,600

Median household income:
2000 - $ 25,357
2005 - $ 29,600

Median age:
2000 - 30.9 years

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