East Biggs, California

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East Biggs
Unincorporated community
East Biggs is located in California
East Biggs
East Biggs
Location in California
Coordinates: 39°24′55″N 121°39′14″W / 39.41528°N 121.65389°W / 39.41528; -121.65389Coordinates: 39°24′55″N 121°39′14″W / 39.41528°N 121.65389°W / 39.41528; -121.65389
Country United States
State California
County Butte County
Elevation[1] 121 ft (37 m)

East Biggs (formerly, Rio Bonito) is a small unincorporated community in Butte County, California. Its zip code is 95917 and its area code is 530. It lies at an elevation of 121 feet (37 m).

The town was founded on the Northern Electric Railroad. Rio Bonito post office opened in 1909 and closed it in 1914.[2]

Politics[edit]

In the state legislature, East Biggs is in the 4th Senate District, represented by Republican Jim Nielsen,[3] and the 3rd Assembly District, represented by Republican Dan Logue.[4] Federally, East Biggs is in California's 1st congressional district, represented by Republican Doug LaMalfa.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "East Biggs". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. 
  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. 230. ISBN 1-884995-14-4. 
  3. ^ "Senators". State of California. Retrieved March 18, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Members Assembly". State of California. Retrieved March 18, 2013. 
  5. ^ "California's 1st Congressional District - Representatives & District Map". Civic Impulse, LLC. Retrieved March 1, 2013.