Dayton, California

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For the former town in Lassen County with this name, see Dayton, Lassen County, California.

Coordinates: 39°38′55″N 121°52′20″W / 39.64861°N 121.87222°W / 39.64861; -121.87222

Dayton
Unincorporated community
Dayton is located in California
Dayton
Dayton
Location in California
Coordinates: 39°38′55″N 121°52′20″W / 39.64861°N 121.87222°W / 39.64861; -121.87222
Country United States
State California
County Butte County
Elevation[1] 141 ft (43 m)

Dayton (formerly, Day Town and Grainland) is a small unincorporated community in Butte County, California. Its zip code is 95926 and its area code is 530. It lies at an elevation of 141 feet (43 m).

History[edit]

The Grainland post office was established in 1867 and closed later that year; it was reopened in 1873, closed again in 1892, reopened in 1893, and closed for good in 1902.[2]

Government[edit]

County[edit]

State[edit]

The citizens of Dayton, as members of California's 3rd Assembly District, are represented by Rick Keene (R, Chico) in the California State Assembly; and as members of California's 4th Senate District, are represented by Doug LaMalfa (R, Grass Valley) in the California State Senate.

Federal[edit]

Dayton is in California's 1st congressional district, represented by Republican Doug LaMalfa.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Dayton, California
  2. ^ Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 221. ISBN 1-884995-14-4. 
  3. ^ "California's 1st Congressional District - Representatives & District Map". Civic Impulse, LLC. Retrieved March 1, 2013.