Oak Run, California

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Oak Run (also Oakrun) is a small unincorporated community 23 miles (37 km) east of Redding in Shasta County, California, United States.[1] The towns of Bella Vista (pop. 2,717), Millville (pop. 681), Shingletown (pop. 2,241), Palo Cedro (pop. 1,626), Whitmore (pop. 593), and Round Mountain (pop. 122) lie within a 15 miles (24 km) radius. It has a store and a post office run by a family who lives in the town-famous "Oak Run House", just behind the store and post office. It also has a school, library, a volunteer fire department and 765 people. The ZIP Code is 96069. The community is inside area code 530.

Politics[edit]

In the state legislature Oak Run is in the 1st State Senate District, represented by Republican Brian Dahle, and in the 1st State Assembly District, represented by Republican Megan Dahle.

Federally, Oak Run is in California's 1st congressional district, represented by Republican Doug LaMalfa.[2]

Climate[edit]

This region experiences warm, and occasionally hot, dry summers, with the average monthly temperatures in the summer months of July, August, and September averaging, respectively, 93, 93, and 89 °F. Two month, January and February, experience freezing weather, with 12 inches of annual snowfall. The area receives an average of 63 inches of rain annually, concentrated during the months of November through March.[3] According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Oak Run has a warm-summer Mediterranean climate, abbreviated "Csb" on climate maps.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Oak Run, California". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ "California's 1st Congressional District - Representatives & District Map". Civic Impulse, LLC. Retrieved March 1, 2013.
  3. ^ http://www.weatherbase.com/weather/weather.php3?s=185740&cityname=Oak+Run%2C+California%2C+United+States+of+America&units=

Coordinates: 40°41′07″N 122°01′25″W / 40.68528°N 122.02361°W / 40.68528; -122.02361