Glenn, California

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Coordinates: 39°31′19″N 122°00′50″W / 39.52194°N 122.01389°W / 39.52194; -122.01389

Glenn
Unincorporated community
Glenn is located in California
Glenn
Glenn
Location in California
Coordinates: 39°31′19″N 122°00′50″W / 39.52194°N 122.01389°W / 39.52194; -122.01389
Country United States
State California
County Glenn County
Elevation[1] 98 ft (30 m)

Glenn is an unincorporated community in Glenn County, California.[1] It lies at an elevation of 98 feet (30 m).[1] The town is located on the Sacramento River, at the intersection of State Route 45 and State Route 162. It is about ten miles (16 km) east of Interstate 5 and Willows on the U.S. Geological Survey 7.5-minute quadrangle, Glenn, California. The U.S. Geological Survey, National Geographic Names Database, calls its existence official with a feature ID of 1658621 and lists the NAD27 coordinates of the community as 39°31′19″N 122°00′50″W / 39.52194°N 122.01389°W / 39.52194; -122.01389. The ZIP Code, shared with Ordbend and Bayliss, is 95943. The community is inside area code 530. This area is flagged as rural by the U.S. Census Bureau.

History[edit]

The first post office at Glenn opened in 1903.[2]

Terrain and local landmarks[edit]

The area is relatively flat land along the banks of the Sacramento River. A local landmark is the Glenn Post Office on SR45 just north of SR162. Farther north still along SR45 is the local Mennonite Church as there is a modest population of Mennonite farming families in this area. Much of the area is agricultural land under cultivation. West of town, there is a natural gas well field operated by Denver-based Venoco, Inc. along SR162 between Glenn and Willows.

Politics[edit]

In the state legislature, Glenn is in the 4th Senate District, represented by Republican Jim Nielsen,[3] and in the 3rd Assembly District, represented by Republican James Gallagher.[4]

Federally, Glenn is in California's 1st congressional district, represented by Republican Doug LaMalfa.[5]

Sources[edit]

  • U.S. Geological Survey, National Geographic Names Database.
  • Map: U.S. Geological Survey, Glenn, California, 7.5-minute Quadrangle, 1969.
  • Map: Road Map of California: 1958, (Sacramento, California: Department of Public Works; Division of Highways, 1958).
  • Map: State of California, Division of Oil, Gas, and Geothermal Resources, District 6, Map 620.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Glenn, 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. 241. ISBN 1-884995-14-4. 
  3. ^ "Senators". State of California. Retrieved April 7, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Members Assembly". State of California. Retrieved April 7, 2013. 
  5. ^ "California's 1st Congressional District - Representatives & District Map". Civic Impulse, LLC. Retrieved March 1, 2013. 

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