|Elevation||167 ft (51 m)|
Cana (formerly, Missouri Bend) was a town in Butte County, California, located on the former Southern Pacific Railroad line. It lies at an elevation of 167 feet (51 m). A post office operated in Cana from 1871 to 1913, with brief closures in 1895 and 1900. In the 1870s, the community was on the stage coach routes from Chico; the population then was about 100, mostly farmers growing wheat.
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Cana, California
- Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 207. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.
- Crofutt, George A. (1878). Crofutt's New Overland Tourist and Pacific Coast Guide. The Overland Publishing Company. p. 197.