Modoc County, California

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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 2020 census, the population was 8,700,[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.

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  1. "QuickFacts: Modoc County, California". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved August 1, 2023.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.