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Welcome to Cayton ...
Cayton was established in 1884.
The origin (or the toponymy) of Cayton: Named after William Cayton.
Cayton is 3,080 feet [939 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Cayton is about ½ mile above sea level.
Time Zone: Cayton lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
Cayton is within the (530) area code.
Communities Also Named Cayton ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found another community named Cayton - it's located in North Carolina.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Cayton.
Communities near Cayton ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Cayton.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Cayton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Cayton.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Cayton. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Cayton.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Cayton. See our Newspapers Page for Cayton.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cayton ...
Looking for more information about Cayton? 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.
While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Cayton, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Cayton.
Adding Cayton to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Cayton in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Cayton was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Cayton.
Off-the-Road Links ...
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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/updated: 21 Feb 2024