Zenia, California

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Zenia, California
Zenia, California is located in California
Zenia, California
Zenia, California
Coordinates: 40°12′20″N 123°29′31″W / 40.20556°N 123.49194°W / 40.20556; -123.49194Coordinates: 40°12′20″N 123°29′31″W / 40.20556°N 123.49194°W / 40.20556; -123.49194
CountryUnited States
StateCalifornia
CountyTrinity
Elevation
2,969 ft (905 m)
Time zoneUTC-8 (Pacific (PST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-7 (PDT)
ZIP code
95595
Area code(s)530
GNIS feature ID252841[1]

Zenia is an unincorporated community in Trinity County, California, United States. Zenia is 6.5 miles (10.5 km) northeast of Alderpoint. Zenia has a post office with ZIP code 95595, which opened in 1899.[2] Zenia was first named 'Poison Camp' by men who went there in the 1860s after larkspur in the area which poisoned their cattle. Postmaster George Croyden named the community Zenia after a girl.[3]

Zenia is home to the historic Seven Cedars homestead founded in 1902.

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Zenia, California
  2. ^ ZIP Code Lookup Archived June 14, 2011, at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Quill Driver Books. p. 172. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.