Brooks, California

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Coordinates: 38°44′30″N 122°08′53″W / 38.74167°N 122.14806°W / 38.74167; -122.14806

Brooks
Unincorporated community
Brooks is located in California
Brooks
Brooks
Location in California
Coordinates: 38°44′30″N 122°08′53″W / 38.74167°N 122.14806°W / 38.74167; -122.14806
Country United States
State California
County Yolo County
Elevation[1] 341 ft (104 m)

Brooks is an unincorporated community in Yolo County, California located in the Capay Valley in the northwest of the county. Brooks' ZIP Code is 95606 and its area code 530. The Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation is headquartered in Brooks. The town is home to a large casino Cache Creek Casino Resort.[1] It lies at an elevation of 341 feet (104 m).

A post office was opened in Brooks in 1884.[2] According to the Greater Capay Valley Historical Society, Brooks residents had to rely on passenger train service from the Vaca Valley and Clearlake Railroad at the train depots at the surrounding towns of Cadenasso and Tancred (towns that no longer exist). Brooks had no train station.[2]

Climate[edit]

This region experiences warm (but not hot) and dry summers, with no average monthly temperatures above 71.6 °F. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Brooks has a warm-summer Mediterranean climate, abbreviated "Csb" on climate maps.[3]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Brooks, 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. 455. ISBN 1-884995-14-4. 
  3. ^ Climate Summary for Brooks, California

U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Brooks, California