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Plumas County, California

Plumas County California
Administration
Full nameCounty of Plumas
Official nameCounty of Plumas
Settlement typeCounty
CountryUnited States
StateCalifornia
RegionSierra Nevada
Incorporated1854
Government
County seatQuincy
Geography
Total Area2613 sq mi (6767.7 km2)
Land Area2554 sq mi (6614.9 km2)
Water Area60 sq mi (155.4 km2)
Demography
Total Population20007 (2010)
Other information
Time zonePacific Standard Time (UTC-8)
- Summer (DST)Pacific Daylight Time (UTC-7)

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Plumas County is a county located in the Sierra Nevada of the U.S. state of California. The county gets its name from the Spanish words for the Feather River (Río de las Plumas), which flows through the county. As of the 2010 census, the population 20,007, down from 20,824 at the 2000 census. The county seat is Quincy.

The only incorporated city in the county is Portola, several other populated places are CDPs.


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