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Often misspelled Sterling City - This place shares a zip code with Inskip, although they are 5 miles apart in a very dense forest setting. Stirling City California has a museum, a real fire station, a public phone booth, plus a rustic bed & breakfast. This community prides itself as being over 100 years old, and the place appears a little rough around the edges. If the locals are holding a block party.... just keep on driving.

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elevation: 3532' population: 133 zip code: 95978

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terrain:
forested community near old lumber mill


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location:
Butte County
NE of Chico
off Hwy 32 via the Skyway

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recreation:

  • backpacking
  • camping
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • horseback riding
  • off-roading
  • stargazing
  • parks, forests, rivers & lakes:

  • Stirling City Museum
  • Lassen National Forest
  • Ishi Wilderness
  • Philbrook Lake
  • Morris Lake
  • Long Lake
  • Campbell Lake
  • Spring Valley Lake
  • Clotilde Merlo Park
  • Lassen National Forest
  • West branch of Feather River
  • stirling city campgrounds

    Lassen Camping
    Cherry Hill Campground
    Butte Meadows Campground
    Philbrook Lake
    PSEA Camp DeSabla

    tent camping

    description:
    Rural mountain community that sees some snow. Lumber is the industry and residents claim 91% Irish ancestry, seriously? North Sierra Nevada mountains, small town residential, forested w/ trailers & older homes (built 1930s or 1960s). Well manicured park setting at the one museum w/ a nice Sequoia tree. Post office; no shopping, no market in town.

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    nearby towns:
    Butte Meadows
    Inskip
    Paradise
    Chico
    Oroville
    local links:

    Stirling City Historical Society
    Sierra Pacific Industries
    Doon Grade Ranch
    Friends of The High Lakes 4x4
    Paradise Performing Arts Center
    Lassen Forest Roads
    Lassen Lakes

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