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Welcome to McColl ...

So far, we found very little information about McColl. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added McColl to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with McColl, please Contact Us.


McColl would have been located within present day Shasta County<2>.


We aren't confident of the location of McColl, so consider the above location as an estimate.<3>


McColl was established in 1940s.

The origin (or the toponymy) of McColl: Named after John McColl.

While the community is gone, the present day location for McColl is 1,000 feet [305 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: The area where McColl was located is in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

McColl would have been located in the (530) area code.

Communities Also Named McColl ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 2 communities that are also named McColl - they are located in South Carolina and Texas.

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

Communities near McColl ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near McColl.

  • Redding
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the south)
  • Anderson
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Anderson
    • Anderson is located in Shasta County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,565 people
    • Former name for Anderson:
    • American Ranch
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Anderson <5>
  • Shasta Lake
    (3 miles [4.8 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shasta Lake
    • Shasta Lake is located in Shasta County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,379 people
    • Former names for Shasta Lake:
    • Boomtown
    • Central Valley
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shasta Lake <5>
  • Baird ‑ Historic
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Baird have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Baird
    • Baird is located in Shasta County
  • Bonita ‑ Historic
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Bonita. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<3>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bonita
    • Bonita is located in Shasta County
  • Kennett ‑ Historic
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kennett have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kennett
    • Kennett is located in Shasta County
  • Morley ‑ Historic
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Morley have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Morley
    • Morley is located in Shasta County
  • Pine Grove ‑ Historic
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pine Grove
    • Pine Grove is located in Shasta County
  • Summit City ‑ Historic
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Summit City
    • Summit City is located in Shasta County
  • Toyon ‑ Historic
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Toyon have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Toyon
    • Toyon is located in Shasta County
    • Former name for Toyon:
    • Seaman's Place

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 McColl. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for McColl.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of McColl. 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 McColl.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around McColl. See our Newspapers Page for McColl.

The official website for Shasta County: www.co.shasta.ca.us/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about McColl, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<2>If you're interested in how the shape of California's counties, including Shasta, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<3>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around McColl - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.









 

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