Butte City, California
Butte Store, 2012
|Elevation||89 ft (27 m)|
Butte City (formerly, Butte) is an unincorporated community in Glenn County, California. It is located on the east bank of the Sacramento River 11 miles (18 km) south-east of Willows, at an elevation of 89 feet (27 m).
The first post office at Butte City was established in 1883.
The Butte store is the only structure still standing of the original mining town of Butte City. It used to be one of 100 buildings. It was built in 1857 by Enrico Bruni, an Italian stonemason. It is made of brick and fieldstone from Calaveras. It also has three doors made of iron. Xavier Benoist used it as a store and bakery. The building served as a post office. It was also a general store called Ginocchio's. The Ginnochio family owned it for 50 years. It closed in the 1900s. It is a California Historical Landmark.
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Butte City, California
- Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Quill Driver Books. p. 204. ISBN 9781884995149.
- "Butte Store". Office of Historic Preservation, California State Parks. Retrieved 5 October 2012.
- "Butte Store (California Historical Landmark No. 39)". Sierra Nevada Geotourism MapGuide. National Geographic. Retrieved 3 September 2012.
- "Butte Store". The American West (Pacific Coastal). Historical Marker Database. Retrieved 3 September 2012.
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