Salyer, California

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Salyer, California
Salyer, California is located in California
Salyer, California
Salyer, California
Coordinates: 40°53′24″N 123°35′04″W / 40.89000°N 123.58444°W / 40.89000; -123.58444Coordinates: 40°53′24″N 123°35′04″W / 40.89000°N 123.58444°W / 40.89000; -123.58444
CountryUnited States
620 ft (190 m)
Time zoneUTC-8 (Pacific (PST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-7 (PDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s)530
GNIS feature ID232346[1]

Salyer is an unincorporated community in Trinity County, California.

Salyer is located on State Highway 299, 52 miles (84 km) east of Eureka and 93 miles (150 km) west of Redding.


Salyer was established on April 16, 1918 and named for Charles Marshall Salyer, a prominent miner.[2] Salyer is located in the ancestral territory of the Tsnungwe Tribe and is next to the Tsnungwe village of miy-me'. Prior to being named Salyer, a Tsnungwe Indian Dickson Dartt proposed the area be named after the village of miy-me.[3]

The ZIP Code is 95563. The community is inside area code 530.


In the California State Legislature, Salyer is in the 2nd Senate District, represented by Democrat Mike McGuire, and in the 2nd Assembly District, represented by Democrat Jim Wood.[4]

In the United States House of Representatives, Salyer is in California's 2nd congressional district, represented by Democrat Jared Huffman.[5]


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, Salyer has a warm-summer Mediterranean climate, abbreviated "Csb" on climate maps.[6]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Salyer". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ Capace, Nancy (1999). Encyclopedia of California. North American Book Dist LLC. Page 399. ISBN 9780403093182.
  3. ^ Tsnungwe Place Names, by Tsnungwe Tribal Elders, 1994
  4. ^ "Statewide Database". UC Regents. Retrieved December 6, 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ "California's 2nd Congressional District - Representatives & District Map". Civic Impulse, LLC. Retrieved March 1, 2013.
  6. ^ Climate Summary for Salyer, California