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Welcome to Dunsmuir ...

The city of Dunsmuir is located in Siskiyou County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Dunsmuir has a population of 1,580 people<1> (see below for details).

Dunsmuir was incorporated August 7, 1909.

The community of Dunsmuir is 2,680 feet [817 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Dunsmuir is ½ mile above sea level.

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

Dunsmuir is within the (530) area code.

The ZIP code for Dunsmuir: 96025<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Dunsmuir had a population of 1,650 people. This makes Dunsmuir the county's 4th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,650 people, the population of Dunsmuir decreased 14.2% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,923 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Dunsmuir had an population of 1,580 people. This is a decrease of 4.24% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 17.84% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Dunsmuir.

Communities near Dunsmuir ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Dunsmuir and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Castella   [Map]   ---   SW   5 miles [8 km]
Conant - Historic   [Map]   ---   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Fisher - Historic   [Map]   ---   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Flume - Historic   [Map]   ---   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Gibson - Historic   [Map]   ---   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
McCloud   [Map]   ---   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Dunsmuir.

Communities Also Named Dunsmuir ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Dunsmuir - it's located in British Columbia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Dunsmuir.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Dunsmuir. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Dunsmuir. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Dunsmuir. Our list includes 9 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Dunsmuir:

Websites for Dunsmuir ...

Official Website: www.ci.dunsmuir.ca.us/

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Dunsmuir ...

Looking for more information about Dunsmuir? 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 Dunsmuir, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Dunsmuir.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Dunsmuir: www.ci.dunsmuir.ca.us/

The official website for Siskiyou County: www.co.siskiyou.ca.us/

The official website for State of California: https://www.ca.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Dunsmuir.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Dunsmuir - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Dunsmuir). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Dunsmuir or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Dunsmuir) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Dunsmuir. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Dunsmuir

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Dunsmuir. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.2073, Longitude: -122.2736     [Map].

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