DEL NORTE COUNTY, CALIFORNIA  
 

708 Listings

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Population: 27,507     2000 census
Area: 645,050 Acres
County Seat: Crescent City* 1857 - present
Date: 1857 From Klamath County

 

Mining Districts
Name Type
   
   
   
Historical Landmarks
Number

Name

Date
497 S. S. Emidio December 20, 1941
541 Brother Jonathan Cemetery July 30, 1865
544 Fort Ter-Wer October 12, 1857
545 Camp Lincoln September 12, 1862
645 Crescent City Plank and Turnpike Road 1858
649 Site of Old Indian Village at Pebble Beach, Crescent City  
951 Battery Point Lighthouse 1856

 

Census Totals

1850 1860 1870 1880
  1,993 2,022 2,499

 

Territorial History

1857 Created from Klamath County
  Territory from Klamath to Del Norte (1857)
Territory from Humboldt to Del Norte (1901)
Territory from Siskiyou to Del Norte (1887)
Territory from Del Norte to Humboldt (1901)
Territory from Del Norte to Siskiyou (1887)

 

*Crescent City was the county seat of Klamath County
The name means "the north," and the county derived its name from its geographical position in the extreme northwest corner of the state. 

 

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