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Bieber
—  Unincorporated community  —
Bieber is located in California
Bieber
Location in California
Coordinates: 41°07′17″N 121°08′39″W / 41.12139°N 121.14417°W / 41.12139; -121.14417Coordinates: 41°07′17″N 121°08′39″W / 41.12139°N 121.14417°W / 41.12139; -121.14417
Country United States
State California
County Lassen County
Elevation [1] 4,124 ft (1,257 m)

Bieber (formerly, Chalk Ford)[2] is an unincorporated community in Lassen County, California.[1] It is located on the Pit River 55 miles (89 km) north-northwest of Susanville,[2] at an elevation of 4124 feet (1257 m).[1] It has a population of 579. The ZIP Code is 96009. The community is inside area code 530.

History

The settlement sprang up at the Pit River ford in 1877.[2] The first post office at Bieber opened in 1877.[2] The name honors Nathan Bieber, early settler and its first postmaster.[2]

Politics

In the state legislature Bieber is located in the 1st Senate District, represented by Republican Dave Cox, and in the 3rd Assembly District, represented by Republican Rick Keene. Federally, Bieber is located in California's 4th congressional district, which has a Cook PVI of R +11[3] and is represented by Republican John Doolittle.

References

  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographical Names Information System: Bieber, California
  2. ^ a b c d e Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Quill Driver Books. p. 356. ISBN 9781884995149.  
  3. ^ "Will Gerrymandered Districts Stem the Wave of Voter Unrest?". Campaign Legal Center Blog. http://www.clcblog.org/blog_item-85.html. Retrieved 2007-10-20.  
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