Butte County then & now

Butte Cnty Oroville damOne of the original 27 California counties created in 1850, Butte’s borders encompassed geographical areas that today are parts of Lassen, Plumas, Tehama, Glenn, and Colusa Counties.   The original county seat was at Hamilton, on the Feather River; however, as Hamilton’s gold diggings were exhausted, the large Continue reading Butte County then & now