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Welcome to Anderson ...
The city of Anderson is located in Shasta County.
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Anderson has a population of 10,370 people<1> (see below for details).
Anderson was established in 1851 and was incorporated January 16, 1956.
The origin (or the toponymy) of Anderson: Named after Elias Anderson, a rancher who in 1872 granted a right-of-way to the California and Oregon Railroad (now the Southern Pacific).
The community of Anderson is 420 feet [128 m] above sea level.<2>.
Time Zone: Anderson lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Anderson: (530)
The ZIP code for Anderson: 96007<3>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Anderson had a population of 9,932 people (which is 5.6% of the total population of Shasta County). This makes Anderson the county's 3rd most populous community.
The population of Anderson represents 0.03% of the total population of California (which has 37,253,956 people), making it the state's 372nd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 9,932 people, the population of Anderson increased 10.09% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 9,022 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Anderson had an population of 10,370 people. This is an increase of 4.41% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 14.94% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Anderson.
Communities near Anderson ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Anderson and not the distance if you are driving.<4>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Anderson.
Communities Also Named Anderson ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 70 communities that are also named Anderson - they are located in Alabama (3), Alaska, Arkansas (3), British Columbia, Georgia (7), Idaho, Illinois (2), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky (2), Louisiana, Michigan (8), Mississippi, Missouri (2), Montana (2), Nevada (2), New Jersey, New York, North Carolina (2), Ohio (3), Oklahoma (2), Ontario (2), Oregon (2), Pennsylvania (3), Quebec, South Carolina, Tennessee (5), Texas, Virginia, West Virginia (2) and Wisconsin (3).
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Anderson.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Anderson:
Websites for Anderson ...
Official Website: www.ci.anderson.ca.us/
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Anderson ...
Looking for more information about Anderson? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Anderson, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Anderson.
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The official website for Anderson: www.ci.anderson.ca.us/
The official website for Shasta County: www.co.shasta.ca.us/
The official website for State of California: https://www.ca.gov/
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This page was last modified: 03 Jan 2019