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County Facts

Shasta County...

  • Is governed by a five member Board of Supervisors
  • Was created on February 18, 1850 as a General Law county
  • Is one of California's original 27 counties
  • Is an estimated 3,850 square miles in size
  • Contains over two million acres
  • Has over 1,191 miles of maintained County roads
  • Is home to over 175,700 residents
  • Has a growth rate of approximately 2.15% per year
  • Contains the cities of Redding, Anderson, and Shasta Lake
  • Median family income was $35,394 in 2002 compared to $34,800 in 1996
  • Had a median home price of approximately $245,000
  • Has an economy based on agriculture, tourism, timber, medical services, and retail businesses

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