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Shasta County, California


"where Shasta County's "old west" history began"

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Statistics & Facts

The California state capital is Sacramento.
The population of Cottonwood is approximately 1,747 1990, 3316 2010.
The approximate number of families is 703 1990, 1200 2010.
The amount of land area in Cottonwood is 2.899 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Cottonwood to Washington DC is 2486 miles.
The distance to the California state capital is 137 miles. (as the crow flies)
Cottonwood is positioned 40.39 degrees north of the equator and 122.27 degrees west of the prime meridian.


south of Redding along the Cottonwood Creek approximately four miles west of the Sacramento River
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mild. Here is a weather page for Cottonwood.
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History & History Related Items

The first Europeans to California were Spanish-speaking. The first permanent European settlement in our area was in 1844 by Pierson B. Reading pronounced Redding

The Cottonwood Creek was named by John C. Frémont in 1845

Here is a terrific history page for the Cottonwood Area and Shasta County.
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Take a picture tour of Cottonwood.

Shasta Dam is only 45 minutes away. Only 8 miles to Sacramento River , Fishing
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Cottonwood Chamber

Cottonwood Chamber of Commerce
Phone 530-347-6800

Cottonwood Organizations

Cottonwood Chamber of Commerce
Phone 530-347-6800

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