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 Inyo - Lassen County California Newspapers, 1894

Inyo County

Population, 3,544; agricultural and mineral. Inyo county contains an area of 12,100 square miles. Something near 15,000 acres are under cultivation. Independence is the county seat. Assessed valuation, $1,527,473.

Bishop, Population 500

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Register P. A. Chalfant & Son Thur. Ind. - Rep. 1885

Independence, Population 550

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Independent I. H. Mulholland Friday Dem. 1870
Index C. W. Craig Wed. Rep. 1887

Kern County

Population, 9,808; stock-raising, agricultural and mineral pursuits; area estimated at 8,160 square miles. The line of production is mainly in the way of stock-raising, the cultivation of the soil being carried on as an aid to that pursuit. Assessed valuation, $12,870,690. Bakersfield is the county seat.

Bakersfield, Population 3,360

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
California G. F. Weeks Daily. Rep. 1890
California Weekly Edition Sat. Rep. 1866
Gazette Gen. W. Wear Sat. Dem. 1884
Kern Co. Echo Smith & Gregory Thur. Rep. 1886
La t'rouica Mexicana P. Gomez Sat. Ind. 1892

Kern City, Population 1,200

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Standard Margaret H. Fay Thur. Ind. 1892

Tehachipi, Population 600

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Summit Sun C. A. Seay Friday Dem. 1891

Kings County

Population, 11,000; fruits, agriculture and dairying. This county was formed in 1893 from the western part of Tulare county. Fruits of all kinds grow in profusion, while grain is the chief production. The lumber interests are large and flourishing. No statistics have been compiled.

Hanford, Population 1,450

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Journal F. V. Dewey Tues. Dem. 1891
Review Hanford Pub. Co Sat. Dem. 1893
Sentinel Dodge Bros Thur. Rep. 1886

Lemoore, Population 700

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Advance R. R. Cadwell Thur. Ind. 1892
Leader W. M. Gill & Son Sat. Ind. 1889

Lake County

Population, 7,101; chiefly agricultural. It is estimated that the area of valley, or first-class agricultural land, is from 80,000 to 100,000 acres. The resources of this county are mostly de-rived from the crops of wheat, barley, oats, corn, hops and potatoes, from fruit, from sheep and hogs, and from pineries and quicksilver mines. Wine-making, too, is becoming an important industry, and lumber mills are annually increasing in number and power. This county is widely known as the Switzerland of America," and is a famous resort of tourists, and has many health giving mineral springs. The assessed value of the taxable property in 1891 was $3,864,819. Lakeport, on the western side of the beautiful Clear Lake, is the county seat.

Kelseyville, Population 400

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
New Era O. L. Stanley Sat. Ind-Rep. 1889

Lakeport, Population 1,295

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Bee Beach & Say re Friday Rep. 1872
Lake Co. Avalanche H. A. McCraney Thur. Ind. 1886
Press J. L. Allison Sat. Dem. 1888

Lower Lake, Population 1,200

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Bulletin A. E. Noel Sat. Ind 1870

Middletown, Population 550

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Independent; Pentecost & Read Sat. Rep. 1888

Lassen County

Population, 4,239; chiefly stock-raising. The county is seventy miles in width, and embraces an area of 5,000 square miles, or 3,200,000 acres, made up as follows: valleys, 375,000 acres; foot-hills, 325,000 acres, and mountains, 2,000,000 acres. Lassen possesses many attractions for the tourist and those fond of summer camping and hunting. Wild game abounds in all parts of the county. The county seat is Susanville. The assessed valuation of property in 1891 was $2,647,179.

Bieber, Population 800

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Big Valley Gazette Nathan Bieber Thur. Ind. 1893

Susanville, Population 1,153

Publication Proprietors Issued Politics Year
Advocate Hayden McDiarmid Thur. Ind. 1865
Mail R. M. Tremain Thur. Dem. 1886

California Index | Pacific States Newspaper Index

Source: Pacific States Newspaper Directory, Sixth Edition, Palmer & Rey Type Foundry, San Francisco, 1894

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