Rio Seco, California

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Rio Seco (Spanish for "Dry River") is a former settlement in Butte County, California, United States. It was located on Dry Creek, 10 miles (16 km) northwest of Oroville.[1] A post office operated at Rio Seco from 1857 to 1874, and again from 1880 to 1882, and finally from 1885 to 1888.[1]


  1. ^ a b Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 289. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.