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The current seal of Modoc County
The former seal of Modoc County

Modoc County is a county in the far northeast corner of the U.S. state of California. As of the 2010 census, the population was 9,686,[1] making it the third-least populous county in California. The county seat and only incorporated city is Alturas.[2] Previous county seats include Lake City and Centerville; the latter is now a ghost town. The county borders Nevada and Oregon.

References

  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 15, 2011. https://www.webcitation.org/60BOkVXqc?url=http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/06/06049.html. Retrieved April 4, 2016. 
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. http://www.naco.org/Counties/Pages/FindACounty.aspx. Retrieved 2011-06-07.