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]

History[edit]

Zenia was first named 'Poison Camp' by men who went there in the 1860s after larkspur in the area 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.

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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.