Historic Sites and Points of Interest in Tehama County

Corning Road (Tehama County Road A9)

  Corning Road (Tehama County Road A9)

Both Photos on Corning Road (County Road A9)
25 September 2006

Tehama County was created in 1856, six years after California became a state, by carving out and combining parts of three neighboring counties - Butte, Colusa, and Shasta.

The origin of the word Tehama is hopelessly obscure according to Erwin G. Gudde (California Place Names, Third Edition, 1969, University of California Press). Tehama may have been derived from the name of an Indian tribe, an Indian village, an Indian word for prairie, an Arabian city near Medina, an Arabian word meaning "hot lowlands," or an Aztec word for shingle.

Like all of the Central Valley, Tehama County is historically agricultural. The Tehama County Farm Bureau lists the top five crops as walnuts, almonds, prunes, olives, and milk.

Tehama County, along with neighboring counties, is located in the proposed 51st State of Jefferson.


 
Name Address City Year Authority ID Sort Address Sort Name
Brown Home135 Main StreetRed Bluff1864California117Main 0135Brown Home
Cone and Kimball Building747 Main StreetRed Bluff1886National1979000564Main 0747Cone and Kimball Building
Corning Carnegie Library618 4th StreetCorning1915POI Street 04 0618Corning Carnegie Library
Corning Masonic Hall1124 Solano StreetCorningPOISolano 1124Corning Masonic Hall
Corning Transportation Center1081 Solano StreetCorning1998POISolano 1081Corning Transportation Center
Corning Veterans Building1648 Solano StreetCorningPOISolano 1648Corning Veterans Building
Forward Brothers SawmillForward Road at Forwards Mill RoadEast of MantonPOIForwardForward Brothers Sawmill
Hotel Maywood1110 Solano StreetCorning1899POISolano 1110Hotel Maywood
Ide Adobe3040 Adobe RoadRed Bluff1850California12Adobe 3040Ide Adobe
Ide Adobe Plaque520 Adobe RoadRed Bluff1850California12Adobe 0520Ide Adobe Plaque
Kraft Free Library909 Jefferson StreetRed Bluff1909National2000000362Jefferson 0909Kraft Free Library
Lassen Trail 1848-1849State Route 36Mill Creek1848POI Route 036Lassen Trail 1848-1849
Lassen Volcanic National Park HeadquartersState Route 36Mineral1929National1978000294 Route 036Lassen Volcanic National Park Headquarters
Manton StoreManton Road and Forward RoadMantonPOIMantonManton Store
Maywood Woman's Club902 Marin StreetCorning1898National1992001301Marin 0902Maywood Woman's Club
Miners Inn1301 Solano StreetCorning1882POISolano 1301Miners Inn
Molino Lodge Building3rd and C StreetsTehama1859National1980000874 Street 03Molino Lodge Building
Nomi Lackee Indian Reservation Osborn RoadFlournoy1854California357Osborn Nomi Lackee Indian Reservation
Odd Fellows Building342 Oak StreetRed Bluff1882National1976000537Oak 0342Odd Fellows Building
Old Bank of America Building710 Main StreetRed Bluff1925National1980000873Main 0710Old Bank of America Building
Old Tehama County Jail3rd and C StreetsTehama1894POI Street 03Old Tehama County Jail
Rodgers Theatre1217 Solano StreetCorning1935POISolano 1217Rodgers Theatre
Saint Mary's Parish515 Main StreetRed Bluff1906National1982002278Main 0515Saint Mary's Parish
State Theatre333 Oak StreetRed Bluff1946National2002000372Oak 0333State Theatre
Tehama County Courthouse2nd and D StreetsTehama1856California183 Street 02 0000Tehama County Courthouse
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