Almanor, California

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Almanor
census-designated place
Location in Plumas County and the state of California
Location in Plumas County and the state of California
Almanor is located in the US
Almanor
Almanor
Location in the United States
Coordinates: 40°13′1″N 121°10′38″W / 40.21694°N 121.17722°W / 40.21694; -121.17722Coordinates: 40°13′1″N 121°10′38″W / 40.21694°N 121.17722°W / 40.21694; -121.17722
Country  United States
State  California
County Plumas
Area[1]
 • Total 0.883 sq mi (2.29 km2)
 • Land 0.883 sq mi (2.29 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation[2] 4,554 ft (1,388 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 0
 • Density 0/sq mi (0/km2)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code 95947
Area code(s) 530
FIPS code 06-01094
GNIS feature IDs 256193; 2407722
U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Almanor, California; U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Almanor, California

Almanor (formerly, Plumas Pines)[3] was a census-designated place (CDP) in Plumas County, California, United States.[4] The population was 0 at the 2010 Census.[5] Almanor is located 7 miles (11.3 km) south-southeast of Chester.[3]

History[edit]

The name comes from three daughters of Guy C. Earl, president of the Great Western Power Co.: "Alice", "Martha", and "Elinor".[3] The Almanor post office opened in 1926.[3]

Geography[edit]

Almanor is located at 40°13′1″N 121°10′38″W / 40.21694°N 121.17722°W / 40.21694; -121.17722 (40.216857, -121.177325),[6] on the south-west shoreline of Lake Almanor.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 0.9 square miles (2.3 km2), all land.

Demographics[edit]

As of the 2010 Census,[7] there were no people living in the CDP.

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Census Archived 2012-01-24 at WebCite
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Almanor, California
  3. ^ a b c d Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 351. ISBN 1-884995-14-4. 
  4. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Almanor, California
  5. ^ "2010 Census P.L. 94-171 Summary File Data". United States Census Bureau. 
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  7. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

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