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Susanville is a city in Lassen County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named after Susan Roop, daughter of pioneer Isaac Roop.

The latitude of Susanville is 40.416N. The longitude is -120.651W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 4,186 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 13,541.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$35,675
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Susanville demographic reports
Susanville is on the Susan River, at the foot of the Sierra Nevada.
Former and merged names include:
· Rooptown
Susanville was established as a trading post in 1854.
To celebrate its 102nd birthday in 2002, the town organized a parade of Susans, with awards for the youngest Susan, oldest Susan, Susan traveling the farthest and family with most Susans.
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Local festivals include:
  • Lassen County Fair - July 18-22, 2007
  • Rails to Trails Festival - Sept. 28-30, 2007
Dates often change. Check Susanville web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Eagle Lake, Ash Creek Wildlife Area, Bizz Johnson National Recreation Trail, Lassen National Forest
Historic sites and museums: Lassen Historical Museum
Colleges and universities: Lassen Community College
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Susanville demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Lassen County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 96130 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

15% of Susanville residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Susanville ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Susanville was $13,238, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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11% of Susanville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Susanville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $484.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $976.


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Libraries in Susanville include Susanville District Library ... View libraries

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Lassen County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Susanville political report.

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The average commute time for Susanville workers is 14 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Susanville include Best Western, Budget Host Frontier Inn, Super 8.

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Susanville, CA

Pros: Beautiful countryside, very close to Mt Lassen Water shed, it was stated that it's on the Susan River, Not correct, it's near the Susan River...

Cons: Not much to do in the Town itself...

This is a good place to Chill out if you want to get away from the City but don't expect to be treated well as a tourist...

General info: Lots of places to visit in the surrounding area...

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