Dayton, California

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Coordinates: 39°38′55″N 121°52′20″W / 39.64861°N 121.87222°W / 39.64861; -121.87222

Dayton is located in California
Location in California
Dayton is located in the United States
Dayton (the United States)
Coordinates: 39°38′55″N 121°52′20″W / 39.64861°N 121.87222°W / 39.64861; -121.87222
CountryUnited States
CountyButte County
Elevation141 ft (43 m)

Dayton (formerly, Day Town and Grainland) is a small unincorporated community in Butte County, California. Its zip code is 95928 and its area code is 530. It lies at an elevation of 141 feet (43 m).


The Grainland post office was established in 1867 and closed later that year; it was reopened in 1873, closed again in 1892, reopened in 1893, and closed for good in 1902.[2]



The citizens of Dayton, as constituents of California's 3rd Assembly District, are represented by James Gallagher in the California State Assembly. As constituents of California's 4th Senate District, they are represented by Jim Nielsen.


Dayton is in California's 1st congressional district, represented by Republican Doug LaMalfa.[3]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Dayton, 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. 221. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.
  3. ^ "California's 1st Congressional District - Representatives & District Map". Civic Impulse, LLC. Retrieved March 1, 2013.

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