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Time Zone: Tehama County lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Red Bluff is the Seat for Tehama County.

Tehama County was founded in 1856. Tehama was created by taking area from Butte, and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Tehama had a population of 61,138 people. This is an increase of 9.1% since the last Census (which gave a population of 56,039 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Tehama represented 0.17% of the total population of California, making it the state's 41st most populous county (out of 58 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201063,463+13.25%+3.8% since 2009
200861,143+9.11%+0.62% since 2007
200056,039The Last Census

More information can be found on the Tehama County Census Page for Tehama County.


Below are some of the communities located in Tehama County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Tehama County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Red Bluff   13,79513,1474.93% increase  
Corning   7,2806,7418% increase  
Tehama   4454323.01% increase  

Websites for Tehama County

Official Website:   www.co.tehama.ca.us/

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<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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