|Elevation||4,278 ft (1,304 m)|
Tionesta is an unincorporated community in Modoc County, California. 2 miles (3.2 km) northwest of Timber Mountain, at an elevation of 4278 feet (1304 m).It is located on the former Great Northern Railway Bieber Line,
Tionesta has feature ID 1660004 in the U.S. Geological Survey, National Geographic Names database. The latitude and longitude for the development areon the Perez 7.5-minute quadrangle. The area is part of ZIP Code 96134, which includes other nearby locales such as Tulelake, Newell, and Lava Beds National Monument, and area code 530. The BNSF Railway Gateway Subdivision track runs through this area.
Tionesta is the southern gateway to Lava Beds National Monument. Nearby is the Eagle's Nest R.V. Park for motor home, trailer and tent camping. Next door is the Hawks Nest Cabins & RV Park. Tionesta also provides access to the Medicine Lakes highlands and Glass Mountain. Numerous outdoor activities are available, including camping, hiking, exploring the area and the over 800 caves at Lava Beds. Tule Lake Segregation Center and Captain Jack's Stronghold are two of the many historical attractions also to be found in the surrounding area.
Modoc County Air Pollution Control District records show a facility named PG&E Tionesta Compressor Station, (permit #97-01) located aton State Route 139. In public filings, the facility is also identified as Compressor Station Number 14B. This is a major geographic feature of the area.
The name, which comes from the Tionesta Forest in Pennsylvania, was bestowed by a lumber company executive.
The Tionesta post office, located 2 miles (3.2 km) east of Tionesta, operated from 1939 to 1955.
In the state legislature, Tionesta is in the 1st Senate District, represented by Republican Dave Cox, and in the 2nd Assembly District, represented by Republican Jim Nielsen.
Federally, Tionesta is in California's 1st congressional district , represented by Republican Doug LaMalfa.
Modoc County is a county in the far northeast corner of the U.S. state of California. As of the 2010 census, the population was 9,686, making it California's third-least populous county. The county seat and only incorporated city is Alturas. Previous county seats include Lake City and Centerville. The county borders Nevada and Oregon.
Alturas is the county seat of Modoc County, California. Alturas is still referred to as Kasalektawi by the Achomawi Indigenous First Peoples. The population of Alturas was 2,827 at the 2010 census.
Tulelake is a city in northeastern Siskiyou County, California, United States, at an elevation of 4,066 feet (1,239 m) above sea level. The town is named after nearby Tule Lake. The population was 1,010 at the 2010 census, down from 1,020 at the 2000 census.
Lava Beds National Monument is located in northeastern California, in Siskiyou and Modoc counties. The monument lies on the northeastern flank of Medicine Lake Volcano and has the largest total area covered by a volcano in the Cascade Range.
The Battle of Lost River in November 1872 was the first battle in the Modoc War in the northwestern United States. The skirmish, which was fought near the Lost River along the California–Oregon border, was the result of an attempt by the U.S. 1st Cavalry Regiment of the United States Army to force a band of the Modoc tribe to relocate back to the Klamath Reservation, which they had left in objection of its conditions.
The Battle of Dry Lake, also known as Sorass Lake, was the first decisive victory of the United States over the Modoc Indians in northern California in 1873. The battle led to the splintering of the Modoc bands, and was the last major battle of the Modoc War.
Cedarville is a census-designated place located 20 miles (32 km) east of Alturas, at an elevation of 4,652 feet (1,418 m), in Modoc County, California.
Adin is a census-designated place in Modoc County, California. It is located 29 miles (47 km) southwest of Alturas, at an elevation of 4203 feet. The population was 272 at the 2010 census.
Canby is a census-designated place in Modoc County, California. It is located 17 miles (27 km) west of Alturas, at an elevation of 4314 feet. It had a population of 315 at the 2010 census. The ZIP Code is 96015. The community is inside area code 530.
Fort Bidwell is a census-designated place in Modoc County, California. It is located 32 miles (51 km) northeast of Alturas, at an elevation of 4564 feet. The population was 173 at the 2010 census.
Davis Creek is an unincorporated community in Modoc County, California. It is located 19 miles (31 km) north-northeast of Alturas, at an elevation of 4846 feet. There is a post office, service station, and mini-mart housed in a single structure. The ZIP Code is 96108. The community is inside area code 530.
Newell is a census-designated place in Modoc County, California in the United States. It is located 50 miles (80 km) west-northwest of Alturas, at an elevation of 4,042 feet (1,232 m). The population was 449 at the 2010 census.
Centerville is an unincorporated community in Butte County, California along Butte Creek. It was midway between Helltown and Diamondville. The area is about one and three quarters miles, straight-line distance, west of Paradise.
Cool, formerly known as Cave Valley, is a small unincorporated community in El Dorado County, California, about 40 miles (64 km) from Sacramento, the state capital. Cool is at an elevation of 1,532 feet.
Eagleville is an unincorporated community in Yuba County, California. Eagleville is 1.25 miles (2.0 km) north-northeast of Strawberry Valley. The community is in a rural area near the intersection of Yuba, Butte, and Plumas County lines. There is no post office. Elevation above mean sea level was listed as 3,757 feet (1,145 m). As of 2013, 73,340 people lived in the area.
Eagleville is a census-designated place in Modoc County, California. It is located 25 miles (40 km) east-southeast of Alturas, at an elevation of 4642 feet. The population was 59 at the 2010 census.
Likely is a census-designated place in Modoc County, California. It is located near the South Fork of the Pit River 18 miles (29 km) south of the county seat of Alturas, at an elevation of 4,449 feet (1,356 m). Located 6 miles (9.7 km) north-northwest of Likely Mountain, it is somewhat sheltered from prevailing southwesterly winds, and its microclimate is noticeably drier and less stormy than surrounding areas. The ZIP Code for the community is 96116.
Lava Beds is a former settlement in Butte County, California. It lay at an elevation of 151 feet. It remained on maps as late as 1895. It was a community of Chinese miners, located near Pacific Heights, 2.5 miles (4.0 km) north-northwest of Palermo.
Daphnedale Park is a census-designated place in Modoc County, California. It is located 1.5 miles (2.4 km) north of Alturas, at an elevation of 4449 feet. The population was 184 at the 2010 census.
Lake City is a census-designated place in Modoc County, California. It is located 8.5 miles (14 km) north-northwest of Cedarville, at an elevation of 4626 feet. The population was 61 at the 2010 census.