Termo, California

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Termo
Unincorporated community
Termo is located in California
Termo
Termo
Location in California
Coordinates: 40°51′57″N 120°27′37″W / 40.86583°N 120.46028°W / 40.86583; -120.46028Coordinates: 40°51′57″N 120°27′37″W / 40.86583°N 120.46028°W / 40.86583; -120.46028
Country United States
State California
County Lassen County
Elevation[1] 5,305 ft (1,617 m)

Termo (also, Snowstorm and Armstrong)[2] is an unincorporated community in Lassen County, California.[1] It is located on the Southern Pacific Railroad 32 miles (51 km) north-northeast of Susanville,[2] at an elevation of 5305 feet (1617 m).[1] This town straddles U.S. Highway 395 north of Ravendale.

In 1900, Termo was the terminus of the Nevada–California–Oregon Railway.[2] The Termo post office opened in 1908, closed in 1914, and re-opened in 1915.[2]

Termo soils are on lake terraces and in lake basins and have slopes of 0 to 2 percent. The mean annual precipitation is 9 inches (230 mm) and the mean annual temperature is 45 °F (7 °C). The ZIP code is 96132 and the area code 530.

Government[edit]

In the California State Legislature, Termo is in the 1st Senate District, represented by Republican Ted Gaines, and in the 1st Assembly District, represented by Republican Brian Dahle.[3]

In the United States House of Representatives, Termo is in California's 1st congressional district, represented by Republican Doug LaMalfa.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Termo, California
  2. ^ 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. 423-424. ISBN 1-884995-14-4. 
  3. ^ "Statewide Database". UC Regents. Retrieved January 12, 2015. 
  4. ^ "California's 1st Congressional District - Representatives & District Map". Civic Impulse, LLC. Retrieved March 3, 2013. 

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