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Red Bluff, California

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Welcome to Red Bluff ...

The city of Red Bluff is located in Tehama County and is the County Seat for Tehama County.

A typical abbreviation for Red Bluff: Red Blf. (or less commonly used: Red Bluf.)

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Red Bluff has a population of 14,287 people<1> (see below for details).

Red Bluff was incorporated March 31, 1876.

The community of Red Bluff is 290 feet [88 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Red Bluff is within the (530) area code.

The ZIP code for Red Bluff: 96080<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Red Bluff had a population of 14,076 people (or 22.18% of the total population of Tehama County). This makes Red Bluff the county's most populous community.

The population of Red Bluff represents 0.04% of the total population of California (which has 37,253,956 people), making it the state's 330th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 14,076 people, the population of Red Bluff increased 7.07% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 13,147 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Red Bluff had an population of 14,287 people. This is an increase of 1.5% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 8.67% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Red Bluff.

Communities near Red Bluff ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Red Bluff and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017
Anderson   [Map]   10,370   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Bend   [Map]   ---   N   5 miles [8 km]
Corning   [Map]   7,592   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Cottonwood   [Map]   ---   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Dales   [Map]   ---   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Gerber   [Map]   ---   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]

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

Communities Also Named Red Bluff ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 14 communities that are also named Red Bluff - they are located in Arkansas (2), British Columbia, Georgia (3), Montana, New Mexico, South Carolina, Texas (4) and Virginia.

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

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 Red Bluff. 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 Red Bluff. 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 Red Bluff. Our list includes 43 papers.

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

Websites for Red Bluff ...

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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Red Bluff ...

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

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Footnotes ...

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

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Red Bluff - 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 Red Bluff). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Red Bluff 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Red Bluff) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Red Bluff. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.1766, Longitude: -122.2342     [Map].

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