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Welcome to Susanville ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Susanville has a population of 15,049 people<2> (see below for details).
While we don't have a date for the establishment of Susanville, you might get a feel for its founding by knowing that they incorporated August 24, 1900.
Susanville is 4,310 feet [1,314 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Susanville is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.
Time Zone: Susanville lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
Susanville is within the boundaries of the (530) area code.
The ZIP codes for Susanville: 96127, 96130<4>
Websites for Susanville ...
Official Website: www.cityofsusanville.org/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Susanville had an population of 15,049 people. This is a decrease of 16.15% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 11.14% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Susanville had a population of 17,947 people (which is 51.43% of the total population of Lassen County). This makes Susanville the county's most populous community.
The population of Susanville represents 0.05% of the total population of California (which has 37,253,956 people), making it the state's 304th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 17,947 people, the population of Susanville increased 32.54% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 13,541 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Susanville.
Adding Susanville to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Susanville in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Susanville was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Susanville on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Susanville ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Susanville - it's located in Oregon.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Susanville.
Communities near Susanville ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Susanville.
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 Susanville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Susanville.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Susanville. 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 Susanville.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Susanville. Our list includes 10 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Susanville.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Susanville ...
Looking for more information about Susanville? 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 Susanville, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Susanville.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Susanville: www.cityofsusanville.org/
The official website for Lassen County: www.co.lassen.ca.us/
The official website for State of California: https://www.ca.gov/
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This page was last modified: 13 Sep 2021