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Tehama County, California, USA


Notes: Tehama County (pronounced teh-HAY-muh) is a county located in the northern part of the U.S. state of California. It is bisected by the Sacramento River. As of 2000 its population was 56,039. The county seat is Red Bluff.
Tehama County was formed from parts of Butte, Colusa and Shasta Counties in 1856.
The county is named for the City of Tehama. Suggested possible roots are the Arabic word tehama ("hot low-lands"), the Spanish word tejamanil (shingle), or "high water" in the dialect of local Native Americans.
Famous early figures include Kit Carson, who took part in a fight that gave name to Bloody Island and Battle Creek, Jedidiah Smith, John Fremont, and William B. Ide, the first and only president of the California Republic.
As of the census² of 2000, there were 56,039 people, 21,013 households, and 14,898 families residing in the county. The population density was 7/km² (19/mi²). There were 23,547 housing units at an average density of 3/km² (8/mi²). The racial makeup of the county was 84.79% White, 0.57% Black or African American, 2.10% Native American, 0.79% Asian, 0.10% Pacific Islander, 8.26% from other races, and 3.39% from two or more races. 15.83% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There were 21,013 households out of which 32.90% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.60% were married couples living together, 11.60% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.10% were non-families. 24.00% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.50% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.62 and the average family size was 3.08.
In the county the population was spread out with 27.40% under the age of 18, 7.80% from 18 to 24, 25.70% from 25 to 44, 23.20% from 45 to 64, and 15.90% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 97.70 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.00 males.
The median income for a household in the county was $31,206, and the median income for a family was $37,277. Males had a median income of $30,872 versus $22,864 for females. The per capita income for the county was $15,793. About 13.00% of families and 17.30% of the population were below the poverty line, including 24.00% of those under age 18 and 9.20% of those age 65 or over.


City/Town : Latitude: 40.176640, Longitude: -122.237951


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   Last Name, Given Name(s)    Died    Person ID 
1 Brul, Eddo Johannes  20 Mar 1905Tehama County, California, USA I14136



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